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New CEO – Debra Tarabini-East



9 May 2018

The Board of Rangelands NRM is pleased to announce the appointment of Debra Tarabini-East as CEO of Rangelands NRM, effective Tuesday 1 May 2018.

Debra has had an extraordinary and diversified career in challenging International and domestic markets that spans more than 25 years at Board (international and domestic) and Senior Executive levels. She has held a number of Chair, directorships and non-executive directorships in agribusiness, manufacturing, mining, aviation, construction, property development, advertising/digital communications and industrial sectors as well as the NFP charity sector.

With an entrepreneurial approach, and as a strategic thinker, Debra expands and challenges concepts and innovates.

Debra holds an MBA from the University of Note Dame and a BCom and BSc from the University of London. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Over the next 100 days, Debra will be getting to know and understand Rangelands NRM, the team, the members and the fundamentals of the not-for-profit business model. She is committed to delivering professional services and outcomes to ensure our environment is sustainable for the future.

The Board would like to thank Quinton Clasen for acting in the role of CEO for the past couple of months.

Debra can be contacted on 0408 940 544 (mobile) or 08 9468 8252 (office), and via email.


Dr Regina Flugge
Rangelands NRM Co-ordinating Group Inc.