Esme Bowen was elected to the Board of Volunteering Australia in November 2018. She is very involved in her family’s surf retail business and has a background in nursing and disability services. She also has a background in community volunteering and road safety advocacy, which has involved Wheelchair Sports WA, Wheelchair Sports Australia, and the Australian Automobile Association. Esme is currently the Immediate Past President and Councillor of RAC WA. She is also the Chair of the Ministers Carers Advisory Council, a director of Paraplegic Benefit Fund, and the Children’s Hospital Alumni WA. She also serves on the WA Minister’s Volunteer Community Reference Group.