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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

Amanda Hazell, Melbourne Water 

 Vice President:   
Shay Xie, Eurofins 

Committee Members:  
Heath Baker, Central Highlands Water 
Peter Carroll, GHD 
Andrew Chapman, Aurecon 
Voon-Chai Chin, Stantec 
Amy Gason, Nation Partners 
Meredith Gibbs, Gibbs Advisory Services 
Madeleine Greenlee, Melbourne Water 
Julian Kinder, Programmed 
Suzanne Knight, DELWP 
Priyani Madan, Arup 
Siobhan Maxwell, John Holland 
Emma Milburn, IOTA 
Lisa Pomeroy, Aurecon 
Savalan Pour, Yarra Valley Water 
Natasha Sertori, DELWP 
Celeste Ward, Stantec 

Young Water Professionals Subcommittee

Georgina Catto-Smith, Jacobs 

Committee Members:
Sophie Barton, Monash University 
Tanisha Dhillon, RMIT 
Joseph Elderkin, Mott MacDonald 
Edward Greer, Comdain Infrastructure 
Lucy Goss, Jacobs/ Monash University 
Tamar Haviv, Cardno 
Joshua Hilton Stevens, EY 
Tansy Huang, Southern Rural Water 
Rhiannon Hildebrand-Wise, Greater Western Water 
Sophie Hunter, BECA 
Christopher Lee, DELWP 
Dominic Murray-Fiume, Stantec 
Oscar van Paassen, Greater Western Water 
Ali Rahimi, Emission Treatment Solutions 
Bill Robinson, Arup 
Neha Shetty, Alluvium 
Rita (Xi) Zhen, BECA 


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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Jo Pincus
0417 332 638