Irene Callahan

1997: A founding Director of Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services Inc, commonly
known as Sydney Wildlife Rescue

1997-2010: Secretary to Board of Directors of Sydney Wildlife Rescue (minus one year 2005/6)

2014-2017: Member of Animal Ethics Committee, UTS

Voluntary hands-on experience:
1987-current: wildlife rescuer/carer – first 8 years with WIRES, and 25 years with Sydney Wildlife

November 2005-May 2006: volunteer with Help in Suffering, during which time I spent two weeks at
Kalimpong Animal Shelter, and was taken on a day visit to the shelter in Lebong.

2006-current: Penguin warden, watching over Manly’s Little Penguin endangered colony during the breeding season.