Governance

Rebound WA is member-based association, governed by a voluntary Board of Management. Board members are selected to bring to the table a diverse range of knowledge, expertise and experience.

Elizabeth Woods, Chairperson

Board member since 2005

Libby holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and a Bachelor of Laws from University of Western Australia and has thirty years experience within the WA judicial system. Since 2000 Libby has served as Deputy Chief Magistrate for Western Australia, having previously worked in the Office of the Department of Public Prosecutions and Crown Law Department. She has a lifelong passion for sport and in particular basketball. Throughout her professional and voluntary roles, Libby has demonstrated high-level broad based management, communication, organisational and extensive community engagement skills.

Libby is a member of a range of different professional associations, including the Law Society of Western Australia. She is currently Chair of Basketball Western Australia, Chair of the National Basketball Tribunal and a member of the Integrated Fisheries Association.

 John Driscoll, Vice Chairperson

Board member since 2013

John has been the Chairperson and CEO of Marketforce since 2003 after joining in 1989 as Group Media Director. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from University of Western Australia and a Master of Business Administration from Edith Cowan University. John brings to the Board strong skills in the areas of business strategy and development, brand strategy, media strategy and campaign development.

John is a member of a number of professional associations including the Australian Institute of Company Directors, World Presidents Association, Communications Council of Australia and the Western Australian branch of the Australian Institute of Management. He is Chairperson of the Rottnest Island Authority, the Advisory Board for the School of Marketing in the Curtin University School of Business, and Trinity College.

Justin Eveson OAM, Secretary

Board member since 2012

Justin is a Primary School Teacher with a passion for increasing the level of physical activity in young people. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Australia and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from Edith Cowan University. Justin is a proud ambassador for the West Australian Disability Services Commission’s Count Me In and provides motivational and disability awareness speaking services to organisations and clubs.

Justin has an in-depth knowledge of Rebound WA’s operations, gained as a former employee and long time member. He is a four-time Paralympian and gold medallist at the Beijing 2008 games in Wheelchair Basketball. With extensive experience as an elite amateur and professional athlete, Justin brings to the Board an intimate understanding of the complex issues faced by athletes with a disability.

Scott Mison, Treasurer

Board member since 2013

Scott is currently a director of Jupiter Energy Limited, InterMet Resources Limited, Planetary Power Australia Pty Ltd and Company Secretary / Chief Financial Officer for Rift Valley Resources Limited and IDM International Limited. Through his private company, Scott also provides corporate advisory services to private and public companies. He holds a Bachelor of Business degree, majoring in Accounting from Edith Cowan University.

With over 15 years in the finance industry working predominantly with public companies, both on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange, Scott brings to the Board experience and knowledge in corporate compliance, finance, statutory financial reporting and shareholder/member communication. He is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and Governance Institute of Australia.

Simon Hardbottle

Board member since 2016

Currently the Executive General Manager for Programmed Marine, Simon has previously held the roles of Executive General Manager Commercial and Finance for the Marine and Workforce divisions, along with commercial management and corporate finance roles. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Adelaide, a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Australia and is a Certified Practising Accountant. Simon is an experienced finance executive and brings to the Board valuable skills in achieving strategic and operational outcomes.

Simon is a fellow of CPA Australia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Through his family, Simon has been involved with Rebound WA for several years and is keen to make a greater contribution to the organisation through Board membership.