Charles Prouse is a Nyikina man from Derby, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Charles has been AILC Board member from August 2002 to 2009 and again in 2011. He was appointed to the role of Chair in October 2014. He served as the CEO of Supply Nation and prior to that CEO of the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy (NASCA) in Redfern. Charles is also on the Board of The Benevolent Society. He has a Bachelor of Science in geographic information systems. Charles completed the AILC Certificate II in Indigenous Leadership in Adelaide in November 2001.