State Management Committee 2018-2019

CWA SMC Nov 2018

Mrs Heather Allen: CWA of WA State President

Heather is currently in her third year as State President. She lives in the Mid West of Western Australia and has farmed with her husband and family in the East Ogilvie in the Northampton Shire for many years.


Mrs Margaret Hector: State Treasurer


Mrs Margaret Hector AFSM:  In 1968, Margaret was encouraged by Mrs Raigh Roe (later to become Dame Raigh Roe) to start the CWA Branch at Mount Madden to cater for the needs of isolated women on new-land farms and was elected the Foundation President.  Margaret currently lives in Subiaco.  Margaret enjoys cycling, sailing, family history and knitting.


State Management Committee: ORDINARY MEMBERS

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Mrs Janet Brooks

Janet has rejoined State Management after two years break. She joined Koorda Branch in 1976, holding various positions in the Branch. Janet served on the Korda Shire for over ten years (2005-2015) and lives with her husband in the Koorda region.

Mrs Karyn Collins

Karyn has just been elected to the State Management Committee. Her CWA journey began in Wongan Hills in 2004 where she was introduced to the organisation and the wonderful fellowship it provides. Karyn is now in the Koorunga Branch and involved with other local organisations in her region.

Mrs Anne-Marie Guest

This is Anne-Marie’s first year on the State Management Committee. Anne-Marie grew up attending CWA meetings after school as her mother was an avid member of the Cranbrook CWA Branch. When she married she moved to Salmon Gums but now resides in the metropolitan area.

Mrs Belinda Lay

This is Belinda’s first year on the State Management Committee. Belinda is a self-employed farmer from the Esperance region.  Belinda is also a passionate CWA member with young children.

Mrs Rosemary Mills

Rosemary is in her first year on the State Management Committee. Rosemary first joined CWA at the Quairading Branch in 1995. Rosemary resides in the Quairading area and is very passionate about mental health.


Mrs Tanya Newman

Tanya Newman SMC Member 2017-2018

Tanya joined Balingup Branch in 2008 and was President for three years. She has since moved to the Boyup Brook Branch. She is involved in CWA because of the range of interests and concerns of fellow CWA members and the support we give to our State and the wider CWA communities of Australia.



Mrs Kerry Borgas


Kerry is in her third year on the State Management Committee. She joined CWA in 1980 with Parkerville Branch. Kerry was previously employed by the Education Department, in a school office. She lives with her husband in the Hills region



Mrs Dorothy Crogan


Dorothy is in her third year of the State Management Committee.Dorothy joined Koorda Branch in 1982.  Dorothy now resides in the metropolitan area.


Mrs Linda Smith


Linda is in her third year on the State Management Committee. She joined Mt Helena/ Parkerville Branch 1993. Linda moved to Dunsborough branch in 2012 and still lives in that region.