Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES)

Kathryn Minette Rodden

Inducted in
2019

Self employed

President, Barrabool Hills Landcare Group
Founding Member, Steering Committee for the Victorian Rabbit Action Network
Partner and co-manager, 200ha Family Farm

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Biographical Abstracts

Kaye Rodden has played a critical leadership role with the Victorian Rabbit Action Network (VRAN) initiative, providing philosophical and conceptual grounding, leadership guidance, operational advice and counsel, and catalyzing citizen, industry representative, and government official commitment to and involvement in the initiative. Dr. Rodden is also a founding member and president of her local Barra boo I Hills Landcare Group, which is focused on community natural resource management in south west Victoria, Australia. Concurrently, Kaye has spent nine years as a Board Member of the Corangamite Catclunent Management Authority, a community-government governance model focused on improving natural resource management around water ways. Her focus over this time has been in developing partnerships between government agencies and community groups to support resilient and sustainable communities that have the capacity to act to repair, enhance, and maintain their natural assets.

Areas of Expertise

  • Natural resource management
  • Sustainable communities