Coming from a long line of farming families in the South West of WA, Mrs Darrilyn Dawson is a passionate supporter of the diverse contributions the country sector makes to our state.
With over 40 years experience in the education sector, Mrs Dawson has taught in government and private schools in both country and metropolitan areas.
She has held a variety of roles throughout her career, including classroom teaching and as a Deputy Principal, and Principal in numerous primary schools.
In addition to having served on several government school Boards, she is an Education Consultant, providing leadership training and mentoring, and is regularly involved in school selection panels, appointing educational leaders.
Mrs Dawson holds a Bachelor of Education and a Diploma of Teaching.