Derek is a community-minded regional local who assists with administration for the team of volunteer Digital Mentors. Derek is motivated to connect people in need to local area support networks.
Derek has previously assisted in administering Digital Development and Community Support programs, helping coordinate workshops and 'face-to-face' digital advisors within the community. A passionate regional local with a long family history connected to the regions, Derek is passionate about regional communities having access to services and support available within metro areas, helping to erode 'digital exclusion' in the bush.
His favorite saying "To make good things happen in the regions, you need to have good people on the ground in the region, doing the right thing and leading by example. Good foundations will help the foundation of Good things"