Board of Management

General Information

Portland WorkSkills is guided by a representative and experienced community-based board of management. All members serve in a voluntary capacity.

Board Membership

Membership of the Portland WorkSkills Incorporated board is open to members of the Portland and district community who wish to contribute to the development of their community and enable people to better themselves through learning, training and general support. Membership of the board is by way of nomination and election at the organisation's annual general meeting. Board vacancies may also be filled by co-option between elections.

Being a member of the Board of Management of a substantial community-based incorporated organisation such as Portland WorkSkills Incorporated, will enable you to do much good for your community and for an array of community members. You will be involved in an active organisation and will be involved in making important decisions.

Board Members

Michael Hunter - Chairperson

Michael is the owner and operator of Icon Investments, a local Information Technology services and equipment business. Michael contributes a depth of knowledge and skills to the Portland WorkSkills Information Technology training programs. Michael is a current member and office bearer of APEX. He served as the WorkSkills Treasurer for several years.

Carmen Scott - Deputy Chairperson

Carmen enjoys strong ties with the Portland community through her work as a former Youth Officer with the Portland Housing Program. Carmen is a member of a range of youth, health and welfare networks and maintains quality youth and indigenous linkages.

Trevor Hornby - Treasurer

Following his retirement as the Group Manager for Corporate Services with the Glenelg Shire Council Trevor joined the Board in June 2016.  Trevor has extensive experience in corporate management  including strategic planning, organisational governance, policy development, financial management, information technology, customer service, internal audit and risk management.

Margaret Herbertson - Member

Margaret is the former manager of the Portland Office of Department of Human Services - Housing, and an Office Bearer with St Vincent de Paul. Margaret has extensive linkages with Health & Welfare agencies and actively supports disadvantaged groups in the community.

Jan Chilman - Member

Jan is an active member of Portland Lion's Club and has extensive experience in retail and small business operations.


Tony Fleming - Member

As a prominent business person in Portland, Tony has much to contribute to Portland WorkSkills.


Heather Mutch - Member

Having recently returned to Portland after living and working in Western Australia for the past 4 years, Heather has renewed her involvement with WorkSkills. She brings to the Board, a background in adult education and a commitment to improving the education of our client group.


Annual Reports







25th Anniversary - Glimpses of WorkSkills over time


Audit Report

In view of the contestable training environment, the most recent Audit Report is available from the Executive Officer on request.


Contact Portland WorkSkills on (03) 5523 1645 or email us by clicking here.