The Road Safety Research and Evaluation Program is informed by the Road Safety Research and Evaluation Committee (REAC), led by the Road Safety Commission and WA Road Safety Research Centre.
Membership of the REAC may include other representatives from the public or private sector to contribute to the road safety research program or future planning.
Road Safety Commission
Teresa Williams has a diverse work history within the Western Australian public sector, including road safety, the resources and energy sectors, consumer and employment protection, and health. Her operational roles have included regulatory, policy and community service functions, with other roles having corporate responsibilities such as head of corporate services and Chief Financial Officer. Teresa is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce. Presently the Road Safety Commission’s Director, Strategy, Policy and Legislation, and studying for an Executive Masters of Public Administration. She is passionate about improving road safety and brings all of herself to her work, not just the professional.
Road Safety Commission
Melissa has several years’ experience working for Government in developing social and public policy, including strategy development. She also has experience in service delivery, including in regional and remote WA and within Aboriginal communities. Melissa and her policy team are coordinating the development of the state’s next Road Safety Strategy on behalf of the Road Safety Council to follow on from Towards Zero. To that effect, the Road Safety Research Program that Melissa manages is integral to inform the future of road safety outcomes in Western Australia.
University of Western Australia
Professor Lynn Meuleners is an epidemiologist in the School of Population and Global Health. She has over 16 years’ experience in road safety. Professor Meuleners has a PhD from Curtin University and a Masters of Science degree from the University of Manchester. She has worked on numerous national and international projects that have directly influenced road safety policy and worked with both Federal and State Governments in Australia and internationally. She has led many research projects and has developed an extensive collaborative network with road safety researchers and practitioners, including the Road Safety Commission.