WaterRA’s Strategic Advisory Committee (SAC) comprises members drawn from academia, water corporations, industry peak bodies, regulators and policy agencies (health, economic and environmental), with the mix of members reflecting the current strategic priorities of WaterRA. Appointment to the SAC is for two years.
The current Chair of the SAC is WaterRA Board Director (representing Industry) Mr David Sheehan, of Coliban Water.
Broadly the SAC’s role is to assist WaterRA to contribute to national research strategy and policy goals by:
The current SAC members have outstanding experience and skills from across the water industry, and we will seek their guidance in direction setting and review, problem definition, research outcome delivery, synthesis, knowledge transfer and benefit realisation and measurement.
Mr David Sheehan (Coliban Water) -Chair
Prof Christopher Saint (UniSA) - Deputy Chair
Dr David Cunliffe (SA Health)
Dr Darryl Day (ICEWaRM)
Dr Annette Davison (Risk Edge)
Mr Graham Hawke (Bureau of Meteorology)
Prof Cynthia Mitchell (University of Technology, Sydney)
Dr Kaye Power (Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal)
Dr Stephanie Rinck-Pfeiffer (Global Water Research Coalition)
Dr Greg Ryan (Water Services Association of Australia)
Mr David Snadden (Yarra Valley Water)
Ms Cathy Wilkinson (EPA Victoria)
Ms Karen Rouse (WaterRA) - Secretary
Left to Right:
G Ryan, T Bagdon, A Davison, C Mitchell, D Sheehan, K Power,
P Brass, G Hawke, P Pretto (CEO), G Roeszler (WaterRA) , D Day,
D Cunliffe, D Snadden, C McInnes (WaterRA)