Trent Bartlett

Chair

Trent is a professional Company Director and was appointed as the inaugural, independent Chairman of MRBTA. Trent has over 30 years of extensive multi – industry experience at Board Chair / Independent Director & CEO levels in listed public companies, large private companies as well as “for benefit” focused enterprises including member owned organisations.  
Trent is currently an Independent Director on Co-operative Bulk Handling (CBH), Chair of Good Samaritan Industries,  Chair of Travellers Choice, and a Director on the Boards of Beyond Bank Australia and  the Australian Packaging Covenant.   Furthermore, he is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Faculty Member. 

0417 041 140 
trent@trentbartlett.com

Janine Carter

Deputy Chair | Voyager Estate

In 2019, Janine Carter moved from managing Voyager Estate’s Cellar Door and associated tourism and hospitality, to become The Landsmith Collection’s Head of Tourism & Business Development.  The Landsmith Collection is a portfolio of brands including Voyager Estate, Bullo River Station and a number of properties in development including Wallcliffe House. Janine is responsible for tourism trade engagement and supports the guest experience at these properties. Prior to her nine years managing Voyager Estate’s Cellar Door and direct sales, Janine worked with the Margaret River Wine Association and as a local journalist, providing her with a solid knowledge of the whole region.  Furthermore, she has experience in the New Zealand Wine Industry, events management and 12 years in journalism and PR.
 
0488 034 031    
jcarter@landsmithcollection.com 

Glenn Callegari

Hillzeez Down South Surf Shops

Glenn Callegari is a Certified Practising Accountant and worked at Wesfarmers before returning to Busselton and purchasing the Hillzeez Down South Surf Shop Group. Glenn has expanded the business and now owns nine stores in Busselton, Dunsborough, Margaret River, Bunbury and Albany. Prior to his appointment to the MRBTA Board, Glenn served on the Board of GBTA for two years. 

0407 441 815
glenn@hillzeez.com.au

Jodie Darragh 

Jodie Darragh Communications 

Jodie cut her teeth in tourism at the former Geographe Bay Tourism Association (GBTA) in 2004, where she thoroughly enjoyed promoting the region and the association’s tourist attractions to local, national and international markets. Following her time with the GBTA, Jodie worked in the marketing department of retail travel group, Travellers Choice, before taking a six-month sabbatical to travel around Europe. After returning to Perth, Jodie worked in the marketing department at the City of Stirling, before gaining further destination marketing and public relations experience at Tourism Western Australia and Australia’s Coral Coast. Jodie established her own business, Jodie Darragh Communications, in 2014 and currently works part-time in the marketing department at Villa Carlotta Travel in Busselton 

0419 626 638
jodie@jodiedarragh.com.au

Evan Lewis

Broadwater Resort

Evan is the Owner and Resort Manager of Broadwater Resort Busselton. Evan has 30 years’ experience in senior roles within the tourism and hospitality sector and a long-held passion for the Busselton and Margaret River Region. He has held several Regional Executive Marketing and Global Communications Roles with multi-national companies (including Asia Pacific’s largest hotel group Accor).  This experience combined with very fond childhood memories from annual family vacations in the Region made it an easy decision for him to invest in the Broadwater Resort when it was made available for sale in 2017.  Evan was appointed to the Board in 2019. 

0405 814 700
evan@broadwaterresort.com.au

Tony Pickworth

RAC of WA

Tony Pickworth is Executive General Manager, Brand and Tourism with the RAC of WA and has responsibility for several divisions including RAC Parks and Resorts business, This business owns RAC Busselton Holiday Park and RAC Margaret River Nature park as well as six other properties around WA. The RAC is a member organisation that has been involved in tourism in Western Australia for over 100 years. Tony owns a property in Margaret River and spends as much time as possible in the Region. Through his role at the RAC Tony has exposure to tourism issues at state, national and international level. Tony was appointed to the AMRTA board in 2013. 

0400 224 013
tony.pickworth@rac.com.au

Keith Warrick

Eagle Bay Brewing

General Manager at Eagle Bay Brewery, Keith has also held similar roles at several Margaret River wineries and has over 20 years senior management experience. Keith is also the President of Smiths Beach Surf Life Saving Club and has also held positions on several boards including the Geographe Bay Tourism, Dolphin Discovery Centre, Geographe Vignerons Association and Australia’s South West  

0488 939 786
keith@eaglebaybrewing.com.au

David Wilcox

Common Ground Trails

David is a multi-talented professional with a broad experience and interests within tourism related industries. After completing his degree in digital media, his broad design background begun in the emerging online digital industry in the late 90s. This role merged into the graphic design, film production and fashion industries where David built a repertoire of design and marketing related skills. Recently as a general manager and lead designer or Willcox & Associates Architects he has been responsible for the operation, direction and growth of the Margaret River and Bali based practices. Most recently, David has established Common Ground Trails, one of the state’s leading trail planning and design consultancies. 

0417 994 366
dave@commongroundtrails.com