Susan Jones has been appointed a director of the Gascoyne Development Commission.
Commander Jones was formerly Commanding Officer at the Harold E Holt Naval Communication Station, responsible for the transition of the station from naval command to civilian management.
She has been awarded a Conspicuous Service Cross and was Woman of the Year 2001.
Commander Jones holds a Diploma of Management and a Graduate Diploma of Strategic Studies from the University of New South Wales.
Her Gascoyne Development Commission appointment is for a five-year term, commencing mid-June.
Acting director Kim Antonio is retiring from the board.
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