WAO Executive Director Carolyn Chard AM and Artistic Director Chris van Tuinen . Image by Alana Blowfield.

Vice Regal Patron - His Excellency the Honourable Chris Dawson AC APM, Governor of Western Australia


Board Chairman - Andrew Pascoe
Board Deputy Chair - Catherine Ferrari
Board - Janet Barnes
Board - Alison Gaines 
Board - Anthony Gianotti
Board - Christiaan Heyning
Board - Darren Lewsen
Board - Ingrid O’Brien
Board - Jan Stewart


Executive Director - Carolyn Chard AM
Artistic Director - Christopher van Tuinen
Production Manager - Mandy Farmer
Accountant - Debbie Byrnes
Artistic Administrator - Kate Larkins
Education Manager - Terasa Letizia
Education Assistant -
Gabriella Ibrahim
Philanthropy Manager -
Catherine Noonan
Partnerships Manager - Rachel O'Brien
Marketing Manager - Scott Whinfield
Audience & Insights Manager - Danielle Barlow
Marketing Coordinator - Holly Langford-Smith
Media Consultant - Daniele Foti-Cuzzola
CRM Coordinator - Rachel Sait
Financial Consultant - Kris Adrian
Stage Manager - Karen Farmer
Music Librarian - Allison Fyfe


Honorary Life Member - Dario Amara
Honorary Life Member - Richard Bonynge AC CBE
Honorary Life Member - Julie Bishop
Honorary Life Member - Terry Bowen
Honorary Life Member - Frank Cooper AO
Honorary Life Member - Erich Fraunschiel
Honorary Life Member - Colin Goddard
Honorary Life Member - Warwick Hemsley AO
Honorary Life Member - Francis Landels
Honorary Life Member - Bruce Martin AM
Honorary Life Member - Margaret McManus
Honorary Life Member - Dr Richard Mills AM
Honorary Life Member - Annie Patrick
Honorary Life Member - Marilyn Phillips OAM
Honorary Life Member - Vincent A Warrener AM KHS


Patron, Wesfarmers Arts Young Artist Program - Emma Matthews
2023 Wesfarmers Arts Commission -  Gina Williams AM and Guy Ghouse