Replenishing Groundwater

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Directors & Staff

Lower Burdekin Water is governed by a Board comprising of eight (8) Directors. One (1) independent Director, four (4) Directors are LBW ratepayers, two (2) Directors are nominated by the sugar miller and one (1) Director is nominated by the Burdekin Shire Council as the community representative. Each Director is appointed for a term of four (4) years.

Neomi Butler

Neomi is a representative of Wilmar Sugar Australia Ltd (the sugar milling entity) and commenced her current term on the Board in July 2019. Neomi has a background in Accounting and is a Commercial Manager at Wilmar Sugar.

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Glenis Jones

Glenis is a Northern Division LBW ratepayer representative (farming operations include groundwater and open water) and commenced her current term as a Director in October 2019. Glenis has been actively involved in the family farming business for over 40 years – firstly with husband, Ellis, and now with son Ryan (4th generation), in both administration and ‘hands on’ outside. Glenis’ interests, other than family and business, is in the equestrian arena, particularly as a Dressage competitor.

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Ian Davies

Ian is a miller representative on LBW’s Board of Directors and is currently General Manager for Wilmar Sugar Australia’s agricultural operations.  Ian spent his early years on the family’s Central Qld irrigated cotton and mixed cropping farm. Qualifications include Diploma and Degree in Applied Science (Rural Technology), Post Grad Quals in Management, Graduate from AICD (GAICD)

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Eric Barbagallo

Eric is a ratepayer representative on LBW’s Board of Directors and is a third generation farmer in LBW’s southern division. Eric is currently President of the Home Hill Golf Club.

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Management Team

Executive Officer - David Sartori

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Mobile: 0408 067 705

Finance Officer - Elliott Gullotta

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Mobile: 0428 712 168

Technical Water Officer - Aaron Papale

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Mobile: 0429 158 181

Southern Division Operations Supervisor - Glenn Pola

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Mobile: 0429 821 703

Northern Division Operations Supervisor - Zack Bonanno

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Mobile: 0409 051 585