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Victoria (VIC) Branch Committee Awards and Gala Dinner

The VIC Branch is AWA’s second largest branch with over 1,200 members across individual and corporate members, including universities and students – our water leaders of the future. 

The Victorian branch aims to serve its members and the broader Water Industry by fulfilling AWA’s main objectives to share, connect & inspire through a range of initiatives across the year. 


Branch Committee

Emma Milburn, IOTA
Vice President:   
 Suzanne Knight, Greater Western Water
Committee Members:  
Shay Xie, Trescal (Immediate Past President)
Aby Eapen Alex, Beca 
Amy Gason, Nation Partners
David Kirby, Beca 
Digna Nichols, Melbourne Water
Frederic Blin, AECOM
James Gong, Deakin University
Jonathan Arulappen, Jacobs
Justin O'Donnell, UAM TEC
Michael Evans, GHD
Peter Carroll, GHD
Sam Skinner, Aurecon
Savalan Pour, Yarra Valley Water
Stefano Freguia, University of Melbourne
Warwick Bishop, Water Technology


Young Water Professionals Subcommittee

Co Chairs:   
Christopher Lee, DELWP
Ali Rahimi, Aquatec Enviro
Vice Chair:
Flora Markis, Arup
Committee Members:
Brooke Barr, Barwon Water 
Catherine Corkhill, Southern Rural Water
Deepak Mallya, Deakin University
Dominic   Murray-Fiume, Stantec
Douglas Whattam, Jacobs
Evan Grosvenor, DEECA
Jingwen Zhang, Jacobs
Maria Radovici, Stantec
Matt Sullivan, Beca
Miranda Rey-Fleming, Jacobs
Natasha  Frazer, RMCG
Paulina Gutierrez Ramos, Deakin University
Rigo Manahan, Arup
Sam Beer, Greater Western Water
Sohan Raj, Mott MacDonald
Sophie Barton, GHD
Stephanie Brown, DEECA
Sumudu Withana, AECOM
Will McLean, Clean TeQ Water


There are plenty of opportunities to get involved with the Victorian Branch by nominating for a future committee, taking part in the VIC mentoring program and supporting VIC events.

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Natasha Sharrock

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