The Education Committee is an operational advisory group that provides advice and expertise on WaterRA's Education Program Initiatives. The main responsibilities of the committee are to review project and candidate submissions to all WaterRA Scholarship Initiatives, and to make recommendations to the CEO and Board where required.
This review mechanism establishes a transparent and rigorous due diligence process to ensure that WaterRA scholarships are awarded to the best candidates, and that we are achieving our aim of building capacity and capability for the water industry in research related fields.
WaterRA scholarships are funded by industry partners - both Member organisations and non-members support student projects.
The Education Committee assesses project proposals against our project prioritisation criteria and provides advice to WaterRA on proposals submitted for Program Initiatives including:
The Education Committee also assesses potential student candidates and provides advice to WaterRA on the following:
Interim Chair - Prof Felicity Roddick (Rita Henderson (University of New South Wales) - on leave)
Dennis Mulcahy (University of South Australia)
Sally McArthur (Swinburne University) (Kathryn Linge (Curtin University) - on leave)
Asoka Jayaratne (Yarra Valley Water)
Peter McCafferty (ChemCentre)
Louise McKenzie (Hunter Water Corporation)
Paul Monis (SA Water Corporation)
Glen Rowlands (TasWater)
Left to Right: A Jayaratne, K Linge, G Rowlands,
C Bellamy, L McKenzie, D Mulcahy and
F Roddick (past Chair).
Absent: R Henderson, P Monis, P McCafferty