Current Board

Annette Brown – Chairperson

Annette has been involved with both the Board and the administration of the Council for many years and has made a commitment to advance the Community in the areas of governance, land management and community services whilst protecting the unique arrangements within our community.

Beverly Ardler- Deputy Chair

Bev has been employed with the ACT Department of Education since 2000, and has a strong commitment to help our children through education and social and emotional development. She holds a degree in Social and Emotional Development and Wellbeing. She has a passion to help teach our children about their culture and feels that it is vital for the children to have a voice in our community.

Jeffrey McLeod

Jeff is a board member who was raised and lived on Wreck Bay all his life. He has worked in Nowra for 10 years and now works for WBACC in the Roads Department. He is passionate about anything regarding Wreck Bay issues.

Erica Ardler – Board Member

Erica Ardler has lived at Wreck Bay for most of her life. She has three children and five grandsons. Her vision is to help council and community to progress by looking to future generations and what they can offer. She hopes that WBACC will one day be able to run Booderee National Park as sole manager. She also wants to see improved health and wellbeing in the community and for youth and elderly to be able to access services without having to leave the community.

Julie Moore – Board Member

Deputy Chair, Julie Moore was elected Deputy Chair of WBACC February 2021. Julie Moore grew up on Wreck Bay. Following her 36 year Public Service career Julie has been successfully running her independent Indigenous consultancy for the last 13 years. As a high level Indigenous advisor, educator and mentor Julie has worked tirelessly to promote cultural understanding across all sectors of the community. Julie is passionate that the WBACC membership can fully participate and share in the future of the Wreck Bay and Booderee National Park.

Gavin McLeod


Darryn Sturgeon – Secretary

My main hope for the Wreck Bay Community is to try to insure that the community as a whole shares in the prosperity and the responsibility of every opportunity that’s placed before us for the betterment of our Elders past, present and emerging.