InComPro’s professional Board of Directors bring between them years of experience working with marginalised individuals throughout the human services industry, especially working with aboriginals and their families to resolve service delivery issues within the cultural context. The Board bring experience and expertise from working in government and non-government from within Mental Health, Disability, Corrections (Aboriginal Offender Programs), Juvenile Justice (young people under the Guardianship of the Minister), and youth intervention/leadership programs.
Steven Newchurch is the Current Director of InComPro Inc., Indigenous Community Programs Incorporated, an exclusively Aboriginal Non-Government and Not-for-profit Organisation. Steven has worked in Management, Service Provision and coordination roles to Aboriginal Youth, Aged Care, Disability and Mental Health Services for various government Departments and community organisations (NGO’s) for the past nineteen years. He has a Cert IV in Management and Front Line Management, Cert 4 Youth Work, Cert 3 Disability, Advanced Diploma in community Sector management and a Diploma in Employment Services.
Ron Newchurch has successfully held a number of positions in government agencies such as Families and Youth Services, Aboriginal Lands trust and the Aboriginal Housing Authority. In these positions he has gained skills in team work, working in pressure situations, communications, counselling, community consultations, oral and visual presentations, submission writing, prioritisation, conflict resolution. Ron has successfully applied the skills and knowledge he has gained throughout his working life to the management of a number of small businesses. He had a commercial fishing business, and oyster farm, land based aquaculture, horticulture and bush foods project. He has used those experiences to develop a successful herb and market garden. Ron is sought after by government and Indigenous peoples for consultancy work in these areas.
Darrien Bromley is a direct descendent of the Adnyamathanha and Narungga Aboriginal communities of South Australia and the Yarluyandi community of the Simpson Desert and south west region of Queensland. He has had a close personal and working association with the Adelaide and Murray River communities for most of his life. Darien is a Justice of the Peace and has held Executive Positions on numerous Aboriginal Community Boards of Management. His Career has included Project Management and Coordination at a State and National level and has worked at the Corporate and Managerial level within the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector. His Finance qualifications has been invaluable in his various roles and he worked within the State office of Aboriginal Affairs as a Finance Officer. He has also undertaken a number of consultation, research, strategic and evaluation roles during his career. Darrien qualifications include masters of Public Health, Vocational Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning), Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma of Business Management, Advanced Certificate in Accounting and a Certificate in Technology (Clerical).
Klynton Wanganeen is of Narungga and Ngarindjeri descent. He is a former Regional Council Chairperson and South Australian Zone Commissioner for ATSIC, the Inaugural Commissioner for Aboriginal Engagement in the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Founding Director of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, Director of Aboriginal Programs and Policy in DFEEST as well as numerous positions in the Vocational Educational and employment areas. Klynton has worked at the State and National level for over twenty years. Klynton has held positions on numerous Aboriginal Boards at a Regional, State and National level and has operated as a consultant for the past two years focusing on Governance, Strategic Planning, Aboriginal Community Engagement, Leadership, Mentorship and Cultural Awareness. His qualifications include Bachelor of Teaching (Adult Education), Graduate Certificate in Management, Advanced Diploma in Community Services Management, Diploma in Employment Services and a trade Certificate in Welding.
Timothy Ritchie is a 48 year old Aboriginal man with connections across South Australia and to New South Wales with family ties to the Wirangu, Kokatha and Dunhgatti nations. He has over 20 years experience in both the Public sector and the not-for profit community sector. His commitment to Aboriginal community organisations is demonstrated in the number and diversity of board positions he has held, from sporting organisations, to social service organisations and arts organisations. This engagement has enabled Timothy to develop enduring relationships across a wide sector of stakeholders and influential Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders. Timothy has always been a strong advocate for Aboriginal Artists as a Tandanya board member and now as Cultural and Artistic Director. His own personal interests are in carving artefacts, pottery and painting. Timothy recognises the important role that family plays and acknowledges the influence of his Sister Theresa and Brother William who have always encouraged in him a creative spirit.