Director elections commence next week!

August 26, 2019

The recent call for nominations to the Water Research Australia Board closed on Friday 16th August.

As seven nominations were received for the four vacancies an election will commence on Monday 2nd September, with all WaterRA member organisations entitled to vote.

Industry Nominations

  • Bergmann, David - South East Water, Victoria
  • Capewell, Steve - Water Corporation, Western Australia

Research Nominations

  • Henderson, Rita - University of New South Wales, New South Wales
  • Hollamby, Jamie - Australian Water Quality Centre, South Australia
  • Saint, Chris - University of South Australia, South Australia
  • Sathasivan, Sathaa - Western Sydney University, New South Wales
  • Zhang, Xiwang - Monash University, Victoria

Bios for all nominees will be made available with the Director Election Notice which will be sent to Member Representatives shortly.

The election period will be from the 2nd  to 16th September 2019.

Please note that only Member Representatives can vote on behalf of their organisations and they will need to vote electronically.

Ratification of Board membership will be confirmed at the WaterRA Annual General Meeting on 30th October 2019 in Melbourne.


WaterRA extends its appreciation to Prof Richard Stuetz (who has decided not to nominate for another term on the Board) for his outstanding contribution to the Board since 2015 and wishes him well in his future endeavours. 

If there are any questions please do not hesitate to contact Michelle Pfitzner, WaterRA Company Secretary and Returning Officer for more information.