Nyunmiti Burton has been a Deputy-Chairperson and a Director of NPY Women’s Council since 2011. She has experience in community governance, having previously been elected as a member to Amata’s Community Council. In 2018, she was elected to the board of APY Art Centre Collective.
She spent many years working in Amata School as a teacher, having completed the required training to become a qualified teacher. A highly regarded bible translator, Nyunmiti is a talented highly acclaimed artist, painting through Tjala Arts in Amata, and she has been a member of the Ernabella Choir.
In 2015 Nyunmiti was instrumental in advocating and seeking an increase in Renal Dialysis machines in NPY communities as well as seeking corporate sponsorship for Women’s Only Law and Culture meetings, driven through the Larapinta Extreme Trail fundraiser.