Narelle undertakes the liaison and advocacy roles with the Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC), the peak environmental advocacy group for the Sunshine Coast region since 1980. SCEC currently represents and engages with its 64 community groups working on environmental protection, conservation, natural resource management, resident interest, and sustainability. This membership collectively represents over 15,000 people across the Sunshine Coast and Hinterland with a further 4,000 people as SCEC supporters. With experience in the spheres of Federal government and not-for-profit organisations, Narelle has been actively studying and working across the environment and conservation sectors for 15 years. This experiences encompasses a range of areas including advocacy, strategic policy and planning, community and stakeholder engagement.