Who We Are

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 Committee Members are:

Founder

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

Chair

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

Vice Chair

Gabrielle Bruce loves the challenges of process engineering. Her experiences and the “Wow” factor of working with industrial equipment in hi-vis forms the resource sector passion which she eagerly share with fellow peers and high-school students. You can read more about Gabby here.

Treasurer

Dhan Prabhu has been working in the resources sector for the past decade. He is involved with ‘Get Into Resources’ to guide students towards a career in the sector. You can read more about Dhan here

Secretary

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.

Professionals Co-ordinator

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 Co-Ordinator

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.

Volunteer Co-ordinator

Joseph Valerioti is currently doing an internship at FMG while finishing his double degree in Chemical Engineering at Curtin University. Joseph is n a great position to really help the next generation to fully understand how incredible the Resources Sector is. You can read more about Joseph here.

Education Support Personnel

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.

Professionals Support Personnel

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.

General Committee Member

Briohny Evans works as a Maintenance Systems Superintendent. Very important role, as these guys keep the mine running smoothly and safely. Briohny is an active member of a number of organisations that support women in the sector and a great advocate of working in Mining. You can read more about Briohny here.