Our Staff

The Board is supported by a team with extensive government and private sector experience in regional economic and community development.

Project Managers have a primary economic development role and region-wide responsibilities to the following key activity areas:

  • Economic Development
  • Tourism Development
  • Indigenous Economic Development
  • Workforce
  • Business Development
  • Special Projects

Ryan Viney
Position:  Chief Executive Officer/Director Regional Development
Email:  ryan.viney@rdaep.org.au 
Mobile:  0407 976 156

Trevor Smith
Position:  Economic Development Manager
Email:  trevor.smith@rdaep.org.au
Mobile:  0408 948 634

Howard Coote
Position:  Indigenous Economic Development Manager
Email:  howard.coote@rdaep.org.au
Mobile:  0429 672 400

Annabelle Hender
Position:  Tourism Development Manager
Email:  annabelle.hender@rdaep.org.au
Mobile:  0423 778 242

Tamsin Scholz
Position:  Regional Workforce Coordinator
Email:  tamsin.scholz@rdaep.org.au
Mobile:  0498 826 453

Casey Peters
Position:  Project Support Officer, Tourism and Leadership Program
Email:  casey.peters@rdaep.org.au
Phone:  08 8682 6588

Julie Wynne
Position: Project Officer, Business Fundamentals Program
Email: julie.wynne@rdaep.org.au
Phone: 08 8682 6588

Roger Paul
Position:  Manager Corporate Services
Email:  roger.paul@rdaep.org.au
Mobile:  0468 348 501

Wendy Ettridge
Position:  Executive Assistant
Email:  wendy.ettridge@rdaep.org.au
Phone:  08 8682 6588

Sue Henriksen
Position:  Business Support Officer
Email:  sue.henriksen@rdaep.org.au
Phone:  08 8682 6588