Z-NET Uralla’s People

This is your community group guiding Z-NET Uralla. Please feel free to contact any members if you have questions or would like help with energy matters.

Sandra Eady, ConvenorSandra Eady, President

Sandra has a keen interest in seeing our community take confident and informed steps towards a sustainable energy future. She is an environmental scientist with CSIRO at Chiswick. Email: convenor(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)zneturalla.org.au

Carol Shantal

Carol Shantal, Vice President

Carol has a strong interest in community resilience and all aspects of sustainability.

Tom O'Connor, TreasurerTom O’Connor, Treasurer

As a Chartered Accountant, Tom is guiding Z-NET Uralla in its finances and governance. He brings a great background of engaging with our community, following on from his role as Uralla Shire Council General Manager. Z-NET Uralla and the gardens in the blisters are keeping him busy in retirement! Email: treasurer(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)zneturalla.org.au

Trish Rasmussen, Minutes secretary and Projects Officer

Trish is coordinating our many projects. You can contact her at projects(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)zneturalla.org.au. Please email her for an appointment, or call on 0411 804 627.

PeterPeter Low, General Member

Peter is the Z-NET Uralla technology guru, ready to answer the myriad of questions the community has on solar feed-in tariffs, the merits of different heating options, and how to see if your home is leaking valuable warmth (that you are paying good money for). Peter is finding Z-NET Uralla a great challenge in retirement, after a long career as a ship’s captain in the merchant navy.

Bob Crouch, Vice-PresidentBob Crouch, General Member

Bob has a strong interest in renewable agriculture and brings a wealth of experience to Z-NET Uralla and a passion for focussing on Uralla’s significant energy supply, firewood. He has strong relationships with the farming and scientific communities and a deep understand of woodland ecology and ecological processes, as well as a great understand of government process and community engagement which can be seen from his years of continuing in his current role of Councillor in the Uralla Shire.

Sue Dyer, General Member

Sue has a strong interest in education and local food and all aspects of sustainability.