David Katherine

David is a Jawoyn representative on the Godinymayin Board.  He was born and raised in Katherine, starting work with the Phillips family as a young boy.  He then worked with CSIRO with a focus on horticulture and moved from CSIRO to Kalano in the early ‘80s, working there ever since.  Over many years he was a strong advocate and supporter for the Jawoyn Land Claim which came to fruition in 1989.  He was a Jawoyn Executive Board member and was strongly involved in the establishment of the Vision for the Jawoyn people. David is a role model for young people in his community today.