The Donnybrook-Balingup Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DBCCI) is a not-for-profit, membership driven association that advocates on behalf of members and helps connect and grow our local business community through networking events, relevant industry updates, opportunities, and member-only offers such as advertising discounts and our Shop Local Voucher campaign.
About Your Chamber Committee
Barry first joined the DB Chamber in 2002 – 2007. Then resumed involvement in 2011 and has been Vice President since September 2016. Barry has owned Boronia Farm since 1988 and Western Tourist Radio (WTR) since 2001. Barry is also involved in Harvest Highway since 2003 when it was a government funded Incorporated body. When Harvest Highway Inc was wound up, WTR acquired the business name and web address harvesthighway.com.au . Barry is also Chair of DB Community Radio Inc, which is providing a voice for the local community.
Leanne joined in 2017 as Treasurer and member of the DBCCI and has an accounting and business background. Leanne wanted to contribute to the promotion of the business region and grow networks within the community.
“Although 2020 was a challenge for many organisations, Donnybrook/Balingup Chamber of Commerce were able to plan and execute some great initiatives for business growth and resilience. I encourage all businesses to come on board for the next chapter of the DBCCI Strategic Plan.”
Don has an extensive history in business entrepreneurship, management and marketing especially in the tourism and employment industries. He currently works as a self-employed consultant delivering workplace training, assessment and accident, injury and incident investigations to clients mostly in the mining industry. He is also a licensed investigator and an active partner in a private investigations agency. Don has lived and owned property in Donnybrook-Balingup since 1994.
Sue Martin is the current Manager at the CRC, coordinating the day-to-day operations. Sue possesses extensive Office Administration experience gained whilst working at two Katanning based businesses as well as interstate businesses. Sue has a strong community spirit for buy and shop local to help all of our community.
Iain Massey is known as “The Board Bloke” ®, for his work on governance and board effectiveness. He is an experienced company director and chairman. Iain is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ course in company directorship (GAICD), an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (AFAIM), and an advisor member of the peak body Family Business Australia.