Marie-Louise Carroll is Executive Manager with responsibility for governance, reporting, communications, sourcing new funding, overseeing monitoring and evaluation and working with the team to implement the strategic plan. Previously, Marie-Louise was State Manager for Creative Partnerships Australia and has extensive experience in business development, communications, program and event marketing and management, partnerships and stakeholder relations. She has also worked as State Director (NSW) for the Australia Business Arts Foundation and National Relationship Manager for the Surf Life Saving Foundation where she managed a wide range of partner and philanthropic relationships. Marie-Louise served a 3-year term as Senior Classifier on the Classification Board, a full-time statutory board role, and is a former lawyer who has worked for the BBC and Film Victoria.
Donna is EON’s NT Operations Manager (Acting), and formerly the Roper Region Project Manager delivering the Thriving Communities Program in the communities of Jilkminggan and Minyerri.
She is a ‘born and bred’ local and mum of four children. Donna spent the last two years working in Aboriginal communities across the Top End as the Regional Coordinator for Community Safety. In this position she travelled between six communities, delivering health and wellbeing, community safety, alcohol and drug awareness, and youth diversion programs, as well as being involved with after-school care and night patrol. Donna is very passionate about health and nutrition, and loves talking to youth about reducing sugar intake and making healthy food choices. She has strong community ties to many local organisations and is a proud budding bee-keeper!
WA Operations Manager
Erika is EON’s WA Operations Manager and Project Advisor (WA). Previously Erika was Project Manager for the Central Kimberley region working with the communities of Yakanarra and Yiyili.
Originally from Melbourne, Erika lives on community in Yiyili where her husband is a teacher and her children go to the community school. Erika’s professional background is in art and design however she has spent most of her life growing her own food in both her childhood home and as an adult. Erika combines her love of gardening with cooking, and endeavours to eat seasonally straight from the garden. Through her work with EON, and her involvement with the Yiyili school, Erika sees the benefits of creating strong community relationships and believes through these relationships ongoing community engagement is developed.