Gladstone Area Water Board boosts local knowledge with new Director appointment

Gladstone Area Water Board boosts local knowledge with new Director appointment

Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) las month announced the appointment of Tina Zawila as a Director, effective 9th of December 2021.

Ms Zawila has worked in the financial services sector for more than 30 years’, and is an experienced company director.

Board Chair Maxine Brushe said Ms Zawila’s extensive corporate and community knowledge would be an invaluable asset to GAWB.

“A Chartered Accountant by trade, Ms Zawila holds non-Executive Director roles with the Gladstone Airport Corporation and the Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service. She will bring a wealth of experience to the position,” Ms Brushe said.

“Ms Zawila is a passionate community advocate, holding various voluntary roles with local not-for-profit organisations including Gladstone Area Group Apprentices Limited, EQIP Business Industry and Tourism Skills Centre Advisory Committee, and Yaralla Sports Club.

“We’re delighted to have someone of Ms Zawila’s credentials on our board. I know that she will work hard to ensure GAWB continues to deliver safe and reliable water services to the Gladstone Region.”

Ms Zawila welcomed the opportunity to join the Board of Gladstone’s sole bulk water provider.

“GAWB has supplied water to the Gladstone region since 1973 and water security is critical to our region now more than ever,” Ms Zawila said.

“GAWB is led and operated by a passionate team of individuals who care about our customers, community and people, and I’m honoured to play a role in helping develop the organisation’s strategic direction.”

Ms Zawila has been appointed to the Board on a three year term.

Current Director, Professor Poh-Ling Tan, has been reappointed to the Board for a further two years.