Community Liaison Officer, Bold Park / Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority
Melissa Mykytiuk was a councillor at the Town of Bassendean from 2017 to 2019. She is actively involved in Ashfield Community Action Network, Friends of Bindaring Park, the Bassendean Preservation Group, and the Bassendean Historical Society. Following her desire to care for people, Ms Mykytiuk completed a degree in Nursing and Psychology. She went on to work as a nurse in emergency medicine before specialising in looking after people with heart and lung conditions. In 2007, Ms Mykytiuk decided to turn her love for the natural environment into a career. After completing a degree in Conservation and Wildlife Biology, she soon gained her role as community liaison officer at Bold Park where she engages with visitors and stakeholders to promote the value of conserving biodiversity and living sustainably.