2018 Board of Directors


The Department of Water advertises for interested Applicants via an Expression of Interest process and co-ordinates the appointment process. Advertisements are placed in relevant local newspapers.

Mr. Neville Eastman  

Mrs Tresslyn Smith

Mr Eastman is a former Chartered Accountant and Partner of Eastman & Co Accountants, which began in 1969. Mr Eastman is a third generation resident of Bunbury and has a passionate interest in the well being of the City and its residents. He was previously a member of the Bunbury Port Authority for ten years.

Tresslyn is a City of Bunbury Councilor who has a particular interest in the consumer affairs aspects of water supply and delivering public services. She is a strong supporter of water conservation initiatives and has a strong interest in the long term security of supply in terms of the Yarragadee aquifer.

She gives a high priority to the awareness of environmental factors such as the effect of climate change and its impact on rainfall and rising sea levels.

Mr Hans Dopheide  

Mr Stan Liaros


Mr Dopheide has extensive experience in the mining and electricity utility sectors.  He has previously worked for South32, BHP Billiton, Verve Energy and Western Power

 He has a wealth of experience in operations, maintenance, construction, and developing power plants and working with government. He has a particular interest in conservation and has been a resident of Bunbury since 2008.


Stan Liaros is the Chief Executive Officer at the Apprentice and Traineeship Company and the former Chair of Aqwest, the South West Development Commission and the South West Academy of Sport. He was also the Senior Vice President of the South West Football League.


Dr Wendy Giles