Committee

MarkMark Kennedy – Chairperson/Secretary

Mark has been involved in hands-on coastal and land rehabilitation since 1988, when in moving to the family property north of Myalup, he worked with one of the first coastal environmental contractors in Western Australia.  (Environmental Field Services Pty Ltd)  Since that time he has managed/worked on many Coastcare and Landcare projects between Perth and the south coast of WA.  He has also been involved in native plant nurseries, having his own nursery at Myalup for 8 years, then managing Leschenault Community Nursery in Bunbury for 6 years.  In that time, he was a pioneer in coastal dune grasses, deep dune planting techniques and many propagation trials.  He joined the Coastswap committee in 2004 and has had many roles in the organisation in that time.  He is currently a native seed collector and dune rehabilitation consultant.

 

PeterPeter Eastlake – Treasurer

Peter has a Bachelor of Engineering, FIE Aust, CPEng (Ret) and has had over 45 years’ experience as a Structural and Land Development engineer throughout Western Australia and in the UAE. This has included coastal projects such as the Marlston Hill, Marlston Waterfront and Back Beach developments in Bunbury, flood control gates in the Wonnerup Estuary, and a residential development located within the dunal area of Warnbro. Peter has also spent many years both holidaying and living at Preston Beach which combined with the work experience has given him an understanding of coastal process and a love of the Coast. Peter has been a member of CoastSwap for some 4 years and is currently the Treasurer.

 

 

Joanne Ludbrook – Project Officer

 

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