Diane Evers (politician)

Diane Marie Evers (born 2 July 1963) is an Australian politician. She was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council at the 2017 state election, as a Greens member in South West Region. Her term began on 22 May 2017.


Diane Evers

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Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for South West Region
Assumed office
22 May 2017
Personal details
Born (1963-07-02) 2 July 1963 (age 56)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Political partyGreens WA
Spouse(s)Tony Evers
OccupationAccountant
Websitedianevers.com.au

Evers was born in Chicago, and worked in the United States as an accountant before emigrating to Australia in 1984.[1] She served on the Albany City Council Council from 1999 to 2003.[2] In 2001, Evers was a candidate for the now-defunct Liberals for Forests, a centre-right party led by Janet Woollard which had a focus on environmentalism and ending the logging of the State’s forests.[3] Evers ran as a Greens candidate in Stirling in 2005 and Albany in 2008 and 2013. Before entering finally being elected in 2017, Evers was the State Manager of Green Skills.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thomas, Gareth (30 March 2017). "Persistence pays off for Greens MP". The West Australian. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Albany". Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  3. ^ "Persistence pays off for Greens MP". The West Australian. 30 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Diane Evers". Greens WA.