David Zarb has been the CEO of Playgroup WA since 2008. He has been actively involved in promotion and use of the AEDC by local communities since 2005 through his involvement in the first National pilot whilst Managing the Kwinana Communities for Children site. David was a long- term member of the WA AEDC Coordinating Committee and has been on numerous not for profit Boards including roles as the founding Deputy Chairperson of Nature Play WA, Family Partnership Training WA and ECA WA. David was also a long- term member of the National Early Years Chapter of ARACY. A social worker with many years of experience in child protection and family support, David has worked exclusively in early childhood roles since 2005 and is a passionate believer in the power of local communities to shape outcomes for children.