Being on a committee can be rewarding, and can help develop lots of additional skills and experience as well as strengthening skills you already have, including:

  • project management
  • budgeting/financial management
  • fundraising
  • negotiation
  • communication
  • organising events
  • community engagement
  • advocacy and networking
  • understanding of issues facing the gulf

If you are interested in being a volunteer on the committee, contact us.

Current Committee

Chair: Vacant

Secretary: Mark Pierson

Treasurer: Celeste Klose

Dr Michelle Blewitt
Rob Bosley – Secchi Project Liaison
Lynda Yates
Belinda Higham
Emily Zhang

Life Members
The Friends of Gulf St Vincent has three life members – Pat Harbison, environmental chemist and founding President, Ian Kirkegaard, founding Secretary and Jim Douglas, activist and tireless champion of our Gulf and the community.

JD and life M'ship

Jim Douglas receives his Life Membership certificate from President Rob Bosley at the FoGSV AGM, November 2014

Pat Harbison, inaugural President of the FoGSV

Ian Kirkegaard, Honorary Life Member of the Friends of Gulf St Vincent

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