Get Into Resources Inc. is an incorporated, not-for-profit organisation registered in Western Australia. Established in 2012, ‘Get Into Resources’ operates under a managing volunteer committee within a constitutional framework. The 2022/23 Committee Members are:
Meryl Jones is a 30-year veteran of the resources industry and is passionate about providing the best opportunities for our students and a quality pipeline of people for the future. You can read more about Meryl here
Jade Odgers is a mining engineer with two decades of experience in the resources sector. Encouraging students into STEM is a priority to Jade, and being Chair of GIR allows her to introduce students to mining, and highlight the many and varied career opportunities. You can read more about Jade here
Briohny Evans is the Light Mobile and Support Mobile Equipment Superintendent for FMG. Briohny’s role provides support across the business and is part of the decarbonisation journey at Fortescue. You can read more about Briohny here.
Dhan Prabhu is a Geologist by qualification working as Data & Systems Specialist. Dhan has been working in the resources industry since 2007. He is involved with ‘Get Into Resources’ since inception to guide students towards pursuing careers in Resources industry. You can read more about Dhan here
Holly Allday is an Operational Leadership Professional. Holly believes ‘people are the foundation to every success’ and her passion is to inspire and develop those around her. Holly is the kind of mentor that makes it easier for students to follow their dreams. You can read more about Holly here.
Social Media Officer
Ann Meyer has a Post Grad in Human Resources Leadership and has extensive experience in communications, particularly social media platforms and web sites. Her passion is education and volunteering her time to make the community more aware of the importance of the resources sector to society. You can read more about Ann here.
Amy Lowe is an experienced Geologist in the mining industry and volunteers her time to ensure the professionals within the resources sector work with GIR and help inspire students to pursue a career in mining. You can read more about Amy here.
Education Support Personnel
Fiona Mochrie is an Earth Science Educator who travels all over Western Australia teaching students from Kindergarten to Year 12 on Earth and Environmental Science. After studying Geology at University, Fiona now inspires others to take a career and explore the field of Earth Science. You can read more about Fiona here.
Joseph Valerioti graduated in Chemical Engineering from Curtin University in 2022 and works for BHP as Graduate Process Engineer. As a recent graduate, Joseph is in a great position to help the next generation to fully understand how incredible the Resources Sector is. You can read more about Joseph here.
Lizz Schollum is the Enrolments Manager at John XX111 College in Perth WA. Lizz was a former Geologist with 22 years of experience behind her. Her focus was on geological data management. Now, in her position within enrolments, Lizz is in a unique position to help communicate the pathways open for a career in the resources sector. You can read more about Lizz here.
Fiona Bodycoat is a Principal Geoscientist. Her role relates to seeking orebody knowledge and how to manage this information across the resources supply change. She has worked in exploration and mining operations and studies the physical aspects of the earth to extract the most out of our resources. Fiona inspires students to look at a mining career in a different light.
You can read more about Fiona here.
Steven Hulme is a mining engineer with over 15 years of field and management experience in surface and underground operations. As a graduate of the Western Australian School of Mines (WASM), he joined Macmahons in October 2022.
You can read more about Steven here
Alex Bozward is an experienced Business Area / Product Line Manager with a demonstrated history of leadership in bulk materials handling across multiple industries.
Alex is an active member of several professional institutes and enjoy’s the opportunities that these present to widen his network, support these sectors and give back to the community.
You can read more about Alex here