Sustainable Energy Association of Australia elects new Chair

The Sustainable Energy Association of Australia (SEA - www.seaaus.com.au) Board has elected Sean Webb as its new Chair at its June Board meeting.

Sean Webb is a Business Manager and Board member of the Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence, The University of Western Australia.

Retiring Chair, Greg Denton, Director of Infrastructure and Environment Australia / New Zealand, WorleyParsons has stepped down following a transfer to WorleyParsons operations in South Africa.

‘I would like to thank outgoing Chair Greg Denton for his four years of service to SEA as a Board member, three years as Vice Chair, and including his important leadership of the Board in this last year as Chair, and his important contribution supporting the Association over all that period,' says new SEA Chair, Sean Webb.

Board Member Kelli Friar, Manager, Strategy Implementation & Integration at Horizon Power, was elected to the position of Vice Chair.

In other Board movements, member Glen Head, CEO of PowerHouse, has also resigned from the Board.

‘Glen has been a member of the SEA Board since 2008, and he has been an active contributor to the work of the Board over that time - I thank him for his strong support of our Association,' says Mr Webb.

‘SEA has a diverse Board representing a wide-ranging membership that covers architects and builders, urban and transport planners, engineers and energy efficiency consultants, lawyers and greenhouse auditors, through renewable energy manufacturers, generators and project developers, a raft of customers looking for a competitive market in green goods or services, and more,' says Mr Webb.

Current Members of the SEA Board are:
• Peter Ferguson, Oceania Sustainability Tax and Incentives leader and Regional Cleantech leader Ernst & Young
• Kelli Friar, Manager, Strategy Implementation & Integration at Horizon Power
• Hon Alannah MacTiernan
• Harry Porrins, Principal, Red Cat Marketing
• Sean Webb, Business Manager and Board member of the Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence, The University of Western Australia.
• Prof Ray Wills, Director, Smith&Duda Consulting
• Durmus Yildiz, SolarMatrix Pty Ltd

Profiles of all Board members are available at http://www.seaaus.com.au/content/view/22/63/

‘All SEA members support the development of a strong market to ensure the availability of competitive pricing and a diversity of providers in sustainable energy solutions.'

‘The diversity of SEA membership is reflected in our corporate members - sponsoring members make the largest financial contribution to the advocacy work of the Association, ensuring SEA is well resourced,' says Mr Webb.

SEA acknowledges our Platinum Members Hyundai Motor Company Australia and Jackson McDonald Lawyers, and our other sponsoring Corporate Members: Alinta, Ausfuel Gull, Austech Solar, BGC, BHP Billiton, Bright Generation, Collgar Wind Farm, Curtin University of Technology, Energy Matters, Ergon Energy, Fronius Australia, Horizon Power, Hyperion Energy, Infinite Energy, Landfill Gas & Power, Perth Energy, Rio Tinto, ScreenTech, SMA Technology Australia, Smith&Duda Consulting, Sunwise Electrics, Swan Energy, SunPower Corporation, Sustainable Drive Systems, Synergy, The University of Western Australia, Unltd Energy, Wesfarmers Limited, West Coast Institute of Training, Western Power, and WorleyParsons.

SEA also acknowledge the important support provided by each and every SEA Member, many of whom also contribute their time to assist in policy development and advocacy work.

‘Any business looking to support the deployment of sustainable energy solutions throughout the Australian economy can support SEA through membership,' says Mr Webb.


Sustainable Energy Association of Australia elects new Chair.

SEA Media Release - 28 June 2012

 
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