Central Highlands Water Board representatives announced

On Monday 11 September, the Hon Lisa Neville, Minister for Water, announced the new Victorian Water Corporation and Catchment Management Authority Boards.

Minister Neville said the new appointments to Victoria’s water corporation and Catchment Management Authority (CMA) boards were recommended and assessed by an independent panel.

“These appointments bring a wealth of experience and knowledge in environmental management, sustainable water management, economics and public administration,” said Minister Neville.

Local representation on water boards has also increased, boosting regional expertise and representing the views of the communities who understand issues and opportunities in their regions.

From 1 October 2019, the Central Highlands Water (CHW) Board will comprise of 8 Non-Executive Directors and the Managing Director.

CHW is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Chair, Jeremy Johnson AM and Board Directors, Peter Le Lievre and Rachel Thomson.  The Board also welcomes one new appointment, Mr Mark McKenzie. The CHW Board Directors will be

  • Jeremy Johnson AM (Chairperson)
  • Paul O’Donohue (Managing Director)
  • Janet Dore
  • James Hallam
  • Jodi Heath
  • Angeleen Jenkins
  • Peter Le Lievre
  • Mark McKenzie
  • Rachel Thomson

Mr Jeremy Johnson AM, Board Chair of CHW said the re-appointment of two Directors was pleasing and an indication that the Board is moving in a positive and progressive direction.

“I welcome the new appointment of Mark McKenzie and look forward to Mark’s contribution and commitment to the CHW Board,” Mr Johnson said.

“On behalf of the CHW Board and Management, I would also like to acknowledge and thank outgoing Board Director Mr Stewart Howe for his contribution over the past eight years

“We thank Stewart for his valuable contributions and we recognise the role he has played ensuring that CHW continues to deliver its strategic objectives and outcomes for its customers and the community,” Mr Johnson said.