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Our Board and Consultative Council

Our Board

EWON’s Board of Directors is responsible for corporate governance, funding, policy and strategy for the scheme. The Board is made up of  an independent Chair, five Industry Directors, from our electricity, gas and water provider members and five Community Directors from a variety of community organisations.

The current Directors are:

  • Tony Crawford, Chair
  • Robyn Evans, Community Director, Salvation Army
  • Kate Temby, Community Director, St Vincent de Paul Society NSW Executive Director, Strategy and Governance
  • Craig Memery, Community Director, Policy Team Leader, Energy and Water Public Interest Advocacy Centre 
  • Rod Stowe, Community Director, Chair of Super Consumers Australia Board and Consumer Advocacy Trust Fund Board
  • Iain Maitland, Community Director, Ethnic Communities' Council of NSW
  • Rob Amphlett Lewis, Industry Director, Ausgrid
  • Ian Israelsohn, Industry Director, Jemena
  • Jane Mills, Industry Director, Alinta Energy
  • David Stockler, Industry Director, Water NSW
  • Chris Ryan, Industry Director, Energy Australia

Helen Ford, EWON, Company Secretary

For detailed information about our structure and the functions of the Board, the Ombudsman and the Consultative Council, refer to our Constitution (760KB PDF) and Charter (350KB PDF).

Our Consultative Council

In accordance with our Constitution, we must convene a Consultative Council meeting chaired by the Board Chair at least twice each year. Consultative Council meetings provide a forum that is open to consumer and small business representatives and to all Members for the purposes of:

  • providing updates to and consulting with our key stakeholders
  • providing our key stakeholders with an opportunity to raise issues and to put forward their views
  • contributing to our forward planning.

Meeting dates in 2020

  • Tuesday 7 April 2020: Consultative Council Meeting
  • Thursday 29 October 2020: Consultative Council Meeting and AGM