NLC Chief Executive Officer
Tiwi woman Marion Scrymgour was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the NLC in March 2019, the first woman to hold the CEO position at any Northern Territory land council.
Ms Scrymgour was the CEO of the Tiwi Islands Regional Council and a former member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. in 2000, she became the first Aboriginal woman to be elected to the Legislative Assembly, representing the electorate of Arafura from 2001 to 2012.
Prior to her entrance into politics, she was the CEO of the Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service and the first CEO of Katherine West Health Board Aboriginal Corporation.
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