IWA Overview

Report
An overview of the
IWA
May 2013
History
• Institute of Water Administration commenced 1967
– Water & Sewerage Trust secretaries in Gippsland
– Sharing ideas and experience
• IWA becomes State Wide in 1970’s
– Developing skills and networks
• Water sector rationalisation in 1980’s and ‘90’s
– Reduced membership and attendance
• Strategic review in 1997
– Birth of the Special Interest Groups
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Vision & Purpose
• VISION:
– To be recognised by the water industry in Victoria as the
key forum for sharing information, networking and
learning for executive management and business
professionals.
• PURPOSE:
– IWA exists to provide a forum for sharing information,
networking and professional development in the
Victorian water industry.
– IWA specifically targets our offerings to executive
management and professionals managing business
related functions within Victorian Water Corporations.
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Core “products” of the IWA
Focused on professional development of individuals and
fostering collaboration, based on 3 events pa with 3 elements:
1.
2.
3.
Special Interest Group (SIG) sessions bringing together people
from similar functional backgrounds and responsibilities to
share their experience and learn from each other
Conference dinners providing a networking opportunity for SIG
members to join with Senior Managers and Board members
from across the Victorian water industry
Strategic conferences focussing on contemporary themes for
the industry, generally pitched at the level of Senior
Manager/Board level.
PLUS Professional Development Awards (Laurie Gleeson Award) ,
Awards recognising distinguished service and occasional Study Tours
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Membership
• 30 Corporate
– All water utilities in Victoria are Corporate Members
• their fee is higher than other corporate members (e.g.
consultants) as fees subsidise SIG attendees.
• Membership structure allows SIGS to exclude consultants
when appropriate (i.e. based on issues being discussed)
• 110 individuals
• Categories:
– Corporate, Member, Associate, Fellow, Life Member
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Executive Council
PRESIDENT (2013)
Pat McCafferty
GM, Strategy and Communications
Yarra Valley Water
Neil Brennan
Managing Director
Western Water
Paul O’Donohue
Managing Director, Central Highlands Water
John Wilkinson
Ex MD Western Water
Ian Johnson
Manager Water Resource Strategy
South East Water
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Joe Adamski
Managing Director
Barwon Water
Michael Malouf
Ex MD Barwon Water
Public Officer: Sarah Johnston Executive and Board
Operations Officer
East Gippsland Water
Les McLean
GM Strategy and Performance
Western Water
Peter Quinn
Managing Director, Goulburn Valley Water
Brett Millington
Executive Manager Corporate Development and Services
East Gippsland Water
Treasurer:
David Thomas Manager Finance,
Western Water
Special Interest Groups – (SIGs)
SIG
Convenor
Organisation
Contact details
Information Tech
Rob Duoba
Western Water
Ph: (03)9281 5472
[email protected]
Customer Service
Naomi Laauli
North East Water
Ph: (02)6022 0534
[email protected]
Technical Services
Svelta Petkova
Gippsland Water
Ph: (03)5177 4747
[email protected]
Human Resources
Colleen Rose
Wannon Water
Ph: (03)5565 6617
[email protected]
Finance
Mathew Scott
East Gippsland Water
Ph: (03)5150 4413
[email protected]
Energy & Greenhouse
Steve Shinners
Gippsland Water
Ph: (03)5177 4717
[email protected]
Corporate Governance
Danny Hogan
Goulburn Valley Water
Ph: (03)5832 0442
[email protected]
Comms & Engagement
Julie Logan
Southern Rural Water
Ph: (03)5139 3164
[email protected]
Executive Assistants
Ann McCurly
Gippsland Water
Ph: (03) 5177 4635
[email protected]
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Strategic Conferences
• Contemporary issues identified 3 months
prior
– Open to all
– Content usually pitched at Board/Senior
Manager level
• Preceeded by a Dinner the previous
night
– Opportunity for SIG members, Executives
and Board members to network
– ”Bridges” SIG meetings and Strategic
Conference
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June 2013 Strategic Conference
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IWA – strategic partnerships
• Sponsors
– Dinner, Conference
• VicWater
– Strong links. MOU to work closely together
– Recent shift to Vicwater providing admin support
• AWA
– Draft MOU re coordinating events and crosspromotion
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Differences between all the
associations…..
IWA
VICWATER
Institute of
Water
Administration
AWA
WSAA
IWA
Australian Water
Association
Water Services
Association of
Australia
International
Water
Association
COVERAGE
Victoria
Victoria
State/National
National (Urban)
International
EMPHASIS
Networking
Collaboration
Learning
Peak Body
Advocacy
Policy
Advocacy
Prof develop’nt
Peak Body
National
advocacy &
collaboration
Networking
Research
Prof develop’nt
MEMBERS
Water Utilities
Corporates
Individuals
Water Utilities
Private sector
Utilities
Individuals
Major urban
water utilities
Primarily
Individual
NOTES
Management
orientation
Addresses
strategic issues
common across
sector
Technical
orientation
Deals with Fed
Govt, NWC,
Productivity
Commission etc
Close links AWA
European centric
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More info
• Visit our web site
www.iwa.org.au.
•
Note: Web Site Review is planned
• Check out past Annual Reports
on web site
• Talk to Exec Council members,
other SIG members
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QUESTIONS?
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