Our 2021 Director Elections have commenced

October 18, 2021

Water Research Australia is driven by passionate and highly-skilled members of our BIG Team who sit on the Board of Directors.

Our member community is key to WaterRA’s success, and the Board plays a crucial role by ensuring a strong strategic focus and good governance for WaterRA.

Every year, our election process gives our members the opportunity to drive WaterRA's governance. Our members’ role in ensuring suitable candidates are nominated and elected on to the WaterRA Board is an important part of WaterRA's constitution.

This year a total of six nominations were received for four vacancies. The nominees are as follows:


Utility Nominations – 2 vacancies

-          Evans, Deborah – Water Corporation, WA

-          Morrow, Abigail – Hunter Water, NSW

-          Porter, Steven – Power and Water, NT

University Nominations – 2 vacancies

-          Dawe, Jodieann – University of South Australia, SA

-          Gray, Stephen – Victoria University, VIC

-          Stratton, Helen – Griffith University, QLD


You can meet our nominees and learn more about what they will bring to WaterRA here. The election period is from 18th to 29th October, 2021.

All WaterRA Member Organisations are entitled to vote for all positions, however only Member Representatives can vote on behalf of their organisations. We encourage all members to liaise with their respective Member Representatives regarding voting preferences.

Ratification of Board membership will take place at the WaterRA Annual General Meeting on 4th November 2021.