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Appointment to the Western Australian Planning Commission

If you are interested in being appointed to the Western Australian Planning Commission or one of its committees, please complete the WAPC Membership - CV Proforma and forward it via email to committees@planning.wa.gov.au advising which committee you are interested in. Your CV will be placed on file for a one year period and considered when vacancies arise during that year.

   WAPC Membership - CV Proforma  (27.50 KB)

Commission members

  • Mr Eric Lumsden - Chair, Western Australian Planning Commission
  • Ms Gail McGowan  - Director General, Department of Planning
  • Cr Veronica Fleay - Non-metropolitan local government representative
  • Ms Jane Bennett - Knowledge or practical experience in one or more of the fields of urban planning, property, business, engineering, surveying, transport, urban design
  • Mr Fred Chaney - Knowledge or practical experience in one or more of the fields of environmental conservation, natural resource management or heritage interests
  • Mr Clinton Wolf - Knowledge or practical experience in one or more of the fields of community services, community affairs, indigenous interest
  • Mr Jason Banks - Director General, Department of Environment Regulation
  • Mr Steve Wood - Director General, Department of State Development
  • Mr Paul Whyte - Acting Chief Executive Officer, Housing Authority
  • Mr Mike Rowe - Director General, Department of Water
  • Mr Richard Sellers - Director General, Department of Transport
  • Dr Garry Middle - Coastal planning and management representative
  • Mayor Henry Zelones - Metropolitan local government representative
  • Mr Ralph Addis - Associate Member, Director General, Department of Regional Development 
  • Mr Ross Thornton - Regional representative
  • Vacant - Urban and regional planning professional

WAPC Secretary - Kerrine Blenkinsop

Deputy members for local government representatives:

  • Cr Jon Strachan - Deputy to Mayor Henry Zelones (Metropolitan)
  • Cr Caroline Knight - Deputy to Cr Veronica Fleay (Non-metropolitan)