Dennis Beros – Chairperson
Dennis is a consultant, mediator, and facilitator with the following career highlights:
- Chairperson (current) ManKind Project Australia;
- Chairperson (current) ManKind Project WA;
- Chairperson Community Television Perth 1997-2001;
- Chairperson ECOCEAN (global whale shark photo-id library) 2007-2008;
- Past board member and treasurer Conservation Council of WA;
- Past director and life-member Australian Marine Conservation Society.
Dennis has a rich background in business, community development, environmental conservation, and men’s work. He has sharp analytical skills and a talent for leading strategy development and implementation, and delivering extraordinary outcomes. He coordinated the successful Save Ningaloo Campaign and has fulfilled many executive roles in other significant campaigns and community initiatives. Dennis has run a number of his own businesses including Eartheart Energy Advisers which brokered substantial residential and commercial bulk-buying programs in solar energy. As an engaging and transformative facilitator, he consistently brings people together to recognise new opportunities and plan for success. He has been active in the men’s movement since the 1990’s.
Dean Dyer – Board Member
Dean Dyer is a Men’s health and wellbeing consultant and the former Chairperson of Men’s Advisory Network.
Dean has been actively involved in men’s health and wellbeing since 1998. He is a qualified and experienced trainer and facilitator, and an accredited Mental Health First Aid instructor. He runs his own business consulting in learning and development, and assisting individuals and organisations to improve their effectiveness and performance. He now utilizes these skills to deliver men’s health and wellbeing talks and workshops to groups and employers on topics including career transition and outplacement, customer service, communicating effectively, managing self and others, personal leadership, train the trainer, facilitation skills and better meetings. Dean has coordinated and delivered Mankind Project men’s training weekends and men’s groups since 2006.
Dean was recognised nationally in 2013 for his ‘Contribution to men’s health and wellbeing in Australia’ as a finalist in the National Men’s Health Conference awards in Brisbane.
Dean is involved in a number of community groups including the ManKind Project WA, Community violence prevention reference group, the ‘making of good men’ project, as well as an alumni of the Cranlana ‘Cultivating Wisdom in Leadership’ program.
Russell Goodrick – Board Member
Along with community and charity involvement, Russell has been in media and particularly television for most of his life on both the west and east coasts of Australia and in London. A former on the road journalist, police rounds man and entertainment reporter, Russell started at Radio 2GB in 1964, he moved to Perth in 1974 and became Nine’s highest rating newsreader from 1978 through 1986 winning a Logie for his efforts.
From 1996 through 2014 through his own production company MRGTV he produced around a thousand programs – many of which he hosted – mainly on Channel 9 and Foxtel – employing hundreds of people both in front of and behind the camera.
Russell was a Director at one of Perth’s leading advertising agencies representing many national clients.
He organised events such as Garden Week in the 80’s and the Avon Descent for 10 years and voluntarily hosted Metropolitan School quiz nights, Christmas Carols, school art auctions and was Chairman of the Bassendean Bicentennial Committee.
Russell has been a Director of both Private and Public companies. A Founding Director of Football West; Former Acting President of Soccer West Coast & President Inglewood United; Chairman of community and sporting organisations and a Director of a company that placed the largest and highest video billboard on the New York Skyline.
He has been a long-time supporter of the Chamber of Commerce, is currently on the executive of the Western Australia Party, and is an advocate for changes to the Family Court for better outcomes for mums, dads and especially children.
Martin Graham – Board Member
Martin, a founding partner of Exquisite Friends, is an experienced entrepreneur, conceptualiser, author, company founder, director and past board member of social enterprise; Living Towns Corporation and NFP; People Who Care Inc.
His career encompasses service in the Royal Australian Air Force and then the media sector in journalism and advertising, sales, business development, premium client acquisition and stewardship, and, mid-level management for some of the State’s and Australia’s leading publishers over many years.
High-value ‘intangibles’ sales, complex project and multi-disciplinary team management and business planning/execution rounded out Martin’s early skill set.
Seeking entrepreneurial challenges he transitioned into the NFP/Social Enterprise and commercial sectors, launching his own companies and a NFP Corporation in the areas of marketing, cultural/organisational development, research, community/economic development, transportation and publishing.
Martin’s particular interest lay in assisting NFP’s/NGO’s culturally embrace and manage the increasingly necessary move from ‘grant dependence’ to ‘self-funding via social enterprise’ due to changing Government funding trends being applied to the community sector.
He has recently completed publication of his first literary work; “Awakened from blind’s walking sleep – journeys into love and reflection”, a photo-poetic philosophy coffee-table book exploring the notion of perception as reality. Excerpts from the book have been utilised within UWA’s Masters of Social Work program.
Victoria Keefe – Treasurer
Joined Men’s Health WA in May of 2019.
Tania Longman – Company Secretary
Joined Men’s Health WA in September of 2019.
Gary Gleeson – Board Member
Joined Men’s Health WA in November of 2018.