2019 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 Stan Liaros (Chairman)

Mr Neville Eastman

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.

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.

Mrs Tresslyn Smith

Dr Wendy Giles

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.

Dr Wendy Giles is the former Associate Dean of Edith Cowan University in Bunbury and a former Bunbury City Councillor. She is a part time tutor at the Bunbury Regional Prison and an online lecturer in science for Charles Darwin University.