The HPID Board Directors - Hay Private Irrigation District

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The Board

Hay Private irrigation District is overseen by a board of five directors, elected every three years by the members of the district.

The most recent elections were completed in August 31st 2020.

The following members were elected to the Hay Private Irrigation Board
Dean Whithead, Brian Doyle, Tom Jarratt, Brett Wade & Darren Tapper.

Dean Whitehead was elected Chairperson of the Board by his fellow directors.  Brian Doyle was elected Deputy Chairman.



Name: Dean Whitehead     (Chairperson)
How long have you been associated with the HPID?:  We have owned our farm, in the HPID irrigation Area, since 1988.
How have you been associated with the HPID?: As a land holder and board member.
Number of years as part of the HPID Board:          24 years, I have been an inurgural board member since privatisation in 1986. 
What are your thoughts, going forward, for the HPID?:  Over the years we have achieved quite a lot and made a number of changes, I would like to see us still progress in the future, making changes as nessesary to keep us a modern, relevent irrigation district where our members can make money in their business pursuits. 
Name: Brian Doyle (Deputy Chairperson)
How long have you been associated with the HPID?: 24 years
How have you been associated with the HPID?: 
I have been a property owner, irrigator and board member
Number of years as part of the HPID Board:
6 years
What are your thoughts, going forward, for the HPID?:I would like the HPID to keep moving forward.
Name: Tom Jarratt
How long have you been associated with the HPID?: I was born on the Hay Irrigation area and lived at the Pump Station with my parents for a number of years. Eddie Jarratt, my father, was the channel attendant until 1973.
How have you been associated with the HPID?: 
I started work with WC&IC in 1973 and worked as Channel Attendant until privatisation when I handed the role over to James Bisset.
Number of years as part of the HPID Board:
I have been a member of the Board of Director's on every board, except the first board.
What are your thoughts, going forward, for the HPID?:  To keep the best possible service to our members at the least possible cost for the long term survival of the Hay Private Irrigation District.






Name: Brett Wade
How long have you been associated with the HPID?: 20 years
How have you been associated with the HPID?: I am an irrigator and land owner on the HIPD
Number of years as part of the HPID Board: This is my 1st year on the HPID board
What are your thoughts, going forward, for the HPID?:
To ensure the HPID remains financially viable. To deliver water efficently and effectively to all HPID members.
Name: Darren Tapper
How long have you been associated with the HPID?:  6 years
How have you been associated with the HPID?: As a user of the HPID scheme
Number of years as part of the HPID Board:  This is my 1st year on the HPID board
What are your thoughts, going forward, for the HPID?:  I believe the scheme has been a great initative of the board and glad to hear that many of the residents on the HPID have already utilised the service. We need to capitalise on opportunities whenthey present themselves and provide options for users to make it viable for them. 
Name: Lurlene Mitchell                                              (Minutes Secretary)
How long have you been associated with the HPID?: 24 years
How have you been associated with the HPID?:  
I am a property owner and irrigator. I was on the first board
Number of years as part of the HPID Board:
I was on the HPID for 15years prior to assuming the role as Board minutes Secretary.
What are your thoughts, going forward, for the HPID?:  I would like to see the HPID keep moving forward into the future, with this in mind I see a very Rosy future.
 
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