Our Board

Mr Bill Bulmer (Chair)

Mr Bulmer is a self-employed vegetable grower, chair of the Mitchell River Catchment and Agricultural Business Association and member of the Lindenow Valley Water Security Project. He is also the current Chair of Ausveg.

Ms Jennifer Fraser

Ms Fraser is an experienced board member with a strong background in rural water, natural resource and coastal management. In addition to membership of the East Gippsland CMA board, she is a member of the Victorian Marine and Coastal Council and a Commissioner with the Victorian Environmental Water Holder.  Ms Fraser has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Diploma of Education, Bachelor of Laws, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Ms Frances MacLennan

Ms MacLennan is the Chair of the Yarram and District Health Service Board and is the former Strategy and Partnerships Regional Manager at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP). Ms MacLennan has a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Applied Science (Systems & Social Ecology), Diploma of Education, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ms Claire Miller

Ms Miller is a public policy, strategic engagement and communications consultant specialising in water, climate change, energy and environment. She has previously worked in agriculture as the Manager Policy Strategy at Dairy Australia; as a senior Victorian ministerial water policy adviser; and, a journalist with The Age newspaper for more than 20 years. Ms Miller has a Fellowship in American Studies and a Masters in Environmental Studies.

Mr Ewan Waller

Mr Waller is a farmer in the East Gippsland region. He was previously the Chief Fire Officer for Victorian public land management fire agencies, with past forestry and fire related roles. Mr Waller has a Masters degree in Rural and Regional Planning. 

Ms Glenys Watts

Ms Glenys Watts is a Gunaikurnai woman. She is a member of GLaWAC, Ngwala Willumbong and Willum Warrain Aboriginal associations and a member of the Minister for Local Government and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Working Party. She is employed as the Team Leader of Aboriginal Support & Development with the Mornington Peninsula Shire.

We acknowledge the traditional owners of country throughout East Gippsland and pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future.