The National NAIDOC Committee is pleased to announce the election of Yankunytjatjara, Pitjantjatjara and Pertame man, Mr Steven Satour, as its Co-Chair. Steven has an accomplished track record working with Indigenous artists and groups to positively impact the social and economic welfare of the community. Having worked within the education, not-for-profit, tourism, employment and small business sectors, Steven believes that by celebrating and embracing Indigenous cultures we bring all Australians together. Steven has been a Member of the National NAIDOC Committee for over 3 years and values the opportunity NAIDOC presents to promote culture.
Steven Satour was elected Co-Chair by his fellow Committee Members in mid-2022.
Along with Steve, Aunty (Dr) Lynette Riley is Acting Co-Chair of the National NAIDOC Committee. Aunty Lyn is a Wiradjuri and Gamilaroi woman from Dubbo and Moree and a Senior Lecturer in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. Aunty Lyn trained as a primary teacher through Armidale CAE from 1975-1977. She has been a classroom teacher in primary and high school; a consultant for schools; an Aboriginal Development Manager for VET; Manager of the Dubbo TAFE Campuses; State Manager for NSW DET, Aboriginal Education; and a senior lecturer at UNE and Sydney University. Aunty Lyn seeks to find solutions that create sustainable change for Aboriginal programs, entwining understandings, knowledge of cultural education and competence.
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