Brooke RankmoreCEO – Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC)
With a passion for rural and remote Australia, Brooke has lived and worked in the Northern Territory for 20 years, including 5 years living remotely on a cattle station and later on Groote Eylandt. Brooke has a Bachelor of Science with Honours, a Doctor of Philosophy and extensive experience in the conservation and natural resources management sectors across the Top End.
Brooke has a diversity of experience across a wide range of sectors including territory and local government, private enterprise and not-for-profit. Brooke is a graduate of the Australian Rural Leadership Program and among other roles, has held positions with Regional Development Australia (Northern Territory), Greening Australia and City of Darwin where she oversaw the Council’s regulation of animal management through by-laws and responsible pet ownership education.
Brooke is Vice President of the Australian Institute of Animal Management and Vice President of Bereaved Parent Support NT/Sids and Kids NT, and has formerly held positions on the boards of Territory Natural Resource Management and NT Farmers. Brooke commenced with AMRRIC in February 2018, and is proud to lead the organisation, working with the board, staff, partners and communities to improve service delivery and education for companion animals.
Brooke and her family live in Darwin’s rural area with their rescue puppies Mack and Jedda, their pet Water buffalo named Hulk and plenty of pigs, chickens and ducks.