CLC Committee

Cumberland Land Conservancy Inc is governed by a constitution established by the founding committee in December 2014.

The present committee were elected by a popular members vote at the 22 September 2018 Annual General Meeting.

The current office bearers are as follows:

CLC President Wayne Olling

President – Wayne Olling

Wayne brings a wealth of experience to CLC, including 25 years in the NSW Government and, in more recent decades, as a voluntary advocate for the Cumberland Plain’s natural and cultural heritage. Wayne is also Manager, Flora & Fauna at Blacktown & District Environment Group Inc.

KarenVice President – Karen Barron

Karen has vast experience and knowledge of restoration from working throughout the Cumberland Plain. Karen’s connection with CLC’s latest acquisition, ‘Wombat’, goes back to the initial weed control program at the property in the late 1990’s.

Treasurer – Dileeni Chanmugam 

Dileeni is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (CIMA – UK) and Fellow of the Certified Practising Accountants (CPA – Australia). Trained at Ernst & Young, Dili is currently serving in the Health Sector promoting safe and quality patient care through responsible financial management and, in a voluntary capacity, performing the vital role of Treasurer for CLC.

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Secretary and Public Officer – Antony Lewis

Antony is a degree engineer in the food industry with a childhood background playing in Hunts Creek and Lake Parramatta. He is a long time environment advocate who is also currently Secretary of Blacktown & District Environment Group Inc, and a community representative on Parramatta River Catchment Group and Blacktown City Council’s Environment Advisory Committee.

Scientific Officer – Yogesh Nair

Yogesh has 11 years experience in bushland conservation, restoration, site supervision, project mgmt, environment consultant (botanist & ecologist) incl veg assessments and developing mgmt plans.  Qualification include CLM III; Advanced Dip. App. Environmental Mgmt; BSc and MSc in Biodiversity Conservation.

If you have relevant skills and a passion for conservation we encourage you to join Cumberland Land Conservancy Inc. Please go to the “Get Involved” page of this website to join or speak with one of the existing committee members.