ICCWA is an incorporated, non-government, not-for-profit organisation.

It is made up of corporate and individual members with a wide range of injury interest. Members are from government and non-government agencies, not-for-profit groups, corporate bodies and individuals with an interest in injury prevention.

Management and Governance Structure

ICCWA is governed by a Board of Directors, which is elected from, and by members at the annual general meeting. Membership of the Board is voluntary. The Council Executive Committee comprising the President, Vice President, and Treasurer, with the assistance of the CE, oversees the business of the Council. The Chief Executive assists the Executive Committee in the work of the Council and provides support with special projects.

Current Board Membership 2016-2017



Mr David Beattie - President

David has been a member of the Injury Control Council of WA board since 2007, served as treasurer for many years and was the Vice President. He has worked in general and financial management for more than 25 years, most of these in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer. David is currently chairperson of the board of One Tree Community Services, a WA-based not-for-profit organisation operating in three states and employing more than 250 people.


Mr Kane Blackman MBA, BSc(Honours), GradDipACG, Dip.Mod Lang, MAICD, FGIA, FCIS - Deputy President

Mr Kane Blackman is the currently Commission Secretary at the Insurance Commission of WA, responsible for the corporate affairs obligations, including government relations, stakeholder management, governance and company secretariat. He has over 12 years' experience in the resource, financial and consulting sectors, and well as being a Chartered Secretary.  

Kane joined the Injury Control Council of WA's Board of Directors in October 2015. Other current directorships include Road Safety Council of WA and WA Branch of the Governance Institute of Australia. 


Mr Bruno Faletti

Bruno is currently Manager of SDERA, a cross sectoral organisation that works with government and non government schools  to deliver road safety and drug education.  This education is vital to promote safer road user behaviour and prevent the harms from drug use through the implementation of the state’s road safety and drug strategies. Bruno has worked extensively as a consultant in the areas of health and education across Australia and internationally, and brings a wealth of management experience to ICCWA’s operations.

Ms Terri-Anne Pettet

Terri-Anne has 12 years experience in injury prevention, with a focus on road safety, including roles in research, policy development, program delivery and administration. Terri-Anne has previously worked in regional WA as a Road Safety Officer and since 2002 Terri-Anne has managed the WA Local Government Association's RoadWise Program. The Local Government and Community Road Safety Program aims to contribute to the elimination of road crashes as a major cause of death and serious injury.

Dr Rina Cercarelli

Dr Cercarelli has conducted research in the area of injury prevention for the last 22 years. Rina has conducted research on road safety, childhood injury, interpersonal violence, falls prevention, and injuries involving Indigenous people. The research has been published in a wide range of peer reviewed, international journals, and has led to significant changes in injury prevention policy in WA and nationally. Previously, Rina was Director and Deputy Director of the Injury Research Centre at UWA and has been a previous President of ICCWA. 

Dr Melissa Stoneham

Dr Melissa Stoneham is currently the Deputy Director of the Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA and has held this position for the past 8 years. Previously she has worked teaching public health and health promotion in the tertiary sector, worked as an Occupational Health Advisor (Qld Govt), a local government based workplace health and safety professional, an Environmental Health Professional and also with Humanitarian Aid Agencies in both Africa (medical waste with WHO and AusAID) and the Pacific (alcohol & drug harm minimisation with Secretariat of Pacific Communities).

She has worked and held an interest in the injury prevention area for many years, specifically with the local government sector. Her specialist skills include advocacy, health promotion, environment and health and Indigenous health. She has worked with the local government, State government, Commonwealth Government, NGO and tertiary sectors. Melissa has experience with a number of Boards at state, national and international organisations.

Mr Gordon Melsom

Gordon has been CEO of a number organisations such as Diabetes ACT and Homelessness Australia (formerly Australian Federation of Homelessness Organisations) as well as President and Director on numerous boards such as Diabetes Tasmaina and Diabetes Australia.

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