Cherie Hoyle is an accomplished community organiser with decades of experience. She co-convened Urban Ecology Australia in 1991, organised and ran the Second International Ecocity Conference in Adelaide in 1992, and ran the Centre for Urban Ecology (the home of the Halifax Ecocity Project and Christie Walk) from 1993-99.
During that time she ran countless meetings with urban administrators, consultations with UEA supporters, progress report meetings and research and planning collaborations.
She made a major contribution to the greening of Christie Walk, insisting that the site optimise its contribution to biodiversity and urban wildlife corridors.
She has held management positions with Trees for Life, served on the executive of the Conservation Council of South Australia, and represented UEA on the Federal National Air Toxics Steering Committee and Air Toxics Indoor Air Quality working group.