Ann Cunningham (chairperson)

Ann holds a law degree with honours from the University of Tasmania, has practised as a barrister and solicitor and has worked as an accredited mediator and arbitrator.

Ann is an experienced non-executive director and is the current Chair of the Property Agents Board and a Member of the Theatre Royal Management Board.   Ann is a former Senior Member of the Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Presiding Member of the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal. Ann is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a former State Divisional Councillor of the Institute.

Roger Howlett

Roger Howlett has over 40 years experience in local government planning in New South Wales, Tasmania and the United Kingdom. From 1979 to 1993 he was the Planner/Director of Planning and Development for the Clarence City Council, and then General Manager of that Council until retirement in 2003.

Roger has extensive experience in strategic land use planning and catchment management. He is a member of the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal, and a Life Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia.

Kate Partenio

Kate Partenio holds an undergraduate qualification in civil engineering and a post graduate qualification in traffic engineering and transport planning.  She is a sessional member of both Planning Panels Victoria and the Victoria Civil and Administrative Tribunal.  In former roles, she worked as a traffic engineer and transport planner in private practice for 19 years, and in local government for 4 years.  She was a director of GTA Consultants from 1999-2014. Kate has transport expertise in land use planning, strategic planning, master planning, traffic impact assessments, car parking, design and road safety. In her PPV role she has been appointed to a number of matters and advisory committees including Melbourne Metro Rail EES Inquiry and Advisory Committee, West Gate Tunnel Project Inquiry and Advisory Committee and Yan Yean Road EES.

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