Board members

Board members

Alison Fleming


Bio coming soon

Michael Donnelly

Vice Chairman

Mike operates his own Management Consulting Business specialising in strategy and governance in the Community service Sector and is principal consultant for OBH Consulting. He is a graduate of the Australian Company Directors advanced governance program. Mike has been a Non-Executive Director of Disability Service Provider Intework Inc since 2006. He was diagnosed with MS in 2012. Mike is an active Recreational fisherman and holds an open waters divers certificate and recreational skippers ticket. He has been a member of Fishability Board since June 2013 and, is a member of the Governance Committee and is Vice Chairman.

Michael McMullan


Michael McMullan joined the Board of Fishability in 2009 and has been the Board Secretary since that time. Michael has held a number of senior positions in the State Public Service and is currently Manager of Legal and Executive Services with the Department of Fisheries. Michael has a keen interest in fishing and gardening.

Wayne Bowen


Wayne is a self-employed businessman and has been involved in his own businesses for the majority of his adult life. These businesses have included retail, hospitality, media and property development. He is a qualified CPA with a Bachelor of Commerce from UWA. He uses this qualification for his own business purposes and does not operate as a practicing accountant. Currently his business interests consist of 3 retail surf shops which he has owned for over 25 years and a number of investment properties.

Joachim Azzopardi

Board Member

Joachim Azzopardi is a personal injury lawyer specialising in workers’ compensation law. Joachim is a passionate recreational fisher and, for the past decade, has written fishing columns and reports that have featured in various Western Australian newspapers and Recfishwest’s online publications. Through his own experience of having an elder brother who lived with muscular dystrophy, Joachim understands firsthand the challengers people living with disabilities have in engaging in enjoyable pastimes such as recreational fishing.

Sascha Brand-Gardner

Board Member
Sascha was previously involved with Fishability as a Project Officer working on a “Building Capacity” project. During this time she recruited and spent time with many of the Association’s volunteers and enhanced the regional programs. Sascha is delighted to continue to be involved as a Board Member. She has been a past President of a not-for-profit organisation and is a Director of a charitable Foundation. Sascha is a biologist and fishery manager with a Bachelor of Science with Honours and is currently a Senior Fisheries Management Officer with the Department of Fisheries. Sascha is a keen kayaker, diver and recreational fisher.

Dr Andrew Rowland

Board Member

Bio coming soon.

Sarah de Rozario

Board Member

Coming soon.