Our Current Board Members

 

Henry Zelones OAM LGM JP

Henry Zelones has been a member of the Armadale Business Association Chamber of Commerce since 1977. He ran several local businesses under his Trionix brand and established his first electronic servicing business in Gosnells in 1971, Trionix Retravision in 1974 in Kelmscott, Trionix TV Rentals in 1976 and relocated Trionix Services from Gosnells to the Kelmscott industrial estate in 1977. He relocated his Retravision to Jull St Armadale in 1979. Henry previously served as President of the Armadale Chamber of Commerce from 1984 to 1990 and again from 1997 to 1999. Henry represented the Armadale Chamber on the Board of the Federated Chambers of Commerce during his tenure as President in the 80’s. In 2009 he became a founding member of the Armadale Region Business Assassination. He was also honored with a Life membership of the Chamber in 1999. In 1989 Henry was elected to the City of Armadale Council, served as the City’s Planning Committee Chairman for 18 years and as the Mayor of the City of Armadale from 2011 to 2019. Due to his increased work load as Mayor, Henry closed Trionix in 2012, but kept his membership through the Office of the Mayor. His other experiences at a State level was on the Board of the WA Local Government Association 13 years, Heritage Council of WA 6 years, a Commissioner with Western Australian Planning Commission for 10 years. Henry retired from the Council in October 2019. In January 2020 Henry was elected as Chairman of the Board.


Vicki Clarkson – Vice President  and Justice of the Peace

Vicki has owned a number of businesses in the area including a Child Care centre, Restaurant and bookkeeping business. Vicki is a Director and Life Skills Consultant with Skilled4life where she, and her business partner, teach life skills to young and older adults. The business also run Resume Building, Retirement Ready and Personal Organisational workshops.Vicki has a Diploma Sales & Marketing, a Diploma Business Marketing & Management, Cert 3 Bookkeeping as well as a Cert 2 Hospitality Operations .Vicki was on the original steering committee of Business Armadale (ARBA) in 2009 and was a committee member for 6 years and and was appointed to the Board in 2017.

 


Bernadette O’Connor

Bernadette previously  worked for the ANZ bank for 33 years.She holds a Certificate 4 in Business Front line Management.  Her contribution to the business community is invaluable and is appreciated by the Board of Management. Bernadette has many hobbies and you might meet her out wandering through the beautiful hills on the weekends enjoying running, hiking and taking time to read and she also does some voluntary work.

 

 


Joanna Minney – Treasurer

Joanna’s clients have the benefit of her extensive experience in administration and accounts management and tax preparation. Prior to becoming a bookkeeper and operating her own small business at First Class Accounts Gosnells, she worked close to a decade for a large Australian transport and vehicle processing company in the role of State Administration/Accounts Manager. She also has an excellent understanding of the tax environment, having worked as a tax preparation officer and in customer service at the ATO. Joanna considers herself to be an all-rounder, with particular expertise in the analysis of financial results and reporting and improving business processes and procedures. While able to work across a variety of industries, she has  extensive experience within the transport, motor vehicle and sport and leisure industries. She enjoys building long-term relationships with her clients, however, her experience also means that she is a perfect fit to assist with one-off set ups and special projects.


Nina Atiya – Board Member

 


Kristie Bell – Board Member

Kristie Bell – Membership Manager

 

 

 

 


Kim Power – Board Member

 

 


Lynda Rose – Administration Officer –  Business Armadale Chamber of Commerce

Lynda is a local having lived in this area most of her life. She now resides in Bedfordale and has a family of 4 grown adults and several grandchildren. Working as a teachers aid in the early days, owning and operating an Advanced Skin Clinic in Cannington she also worked in the real estate industry the local area. Lynda is now studying a Bachelor of Health Science – Nutrition degree. “I enjoy my work at Business Armadale Chamber of Commerce, as I have a keen interest in developing our local area, encouraging new business, reaching out to involve our youth, and watching our local community grow and prosper.   I love to walk and cycle in our local area and explore the many trails that we have in our glorious hills.

Lynda was appointed as our new Administration Officer following the AGM in September 2020. Lynda had previously served in this capacity previously and we welcome her return.