Rod Ogilvie is a senior Nhanda man, a Traditional Custodian from WA’s Kalbarri region.   Rod has very close ties with the Stolen Generation with his father removed at 7 years old to Moore River Native Settlement, where Rod later went himself as a young child. Rod has been continuously active in the field of Aboriginal empowerment through his work in local, state and national platforms including Universities, Aboriginal Health Organisations, government, and not-for-profit groups.  He has been active in this area for more than 49 years. Rod brings a depth of lived experience, professional networks and commitment to improving the lives of Aboriginal people in WA.