Governance

 

As an incorporated association, Sustainable Gardening Australia Incorporated (SGA Inc.) is the trustee of the Sustainable Gardening Australia Foundation, the association’s Public Fund.

Sustainable Gardening Australia Foundation

(ABN 47 508 099 142)

The Foundation receives donations and grants as set out in the Trust Deed. Its Public Fund is administered by a committee consisting of:

Peter Howey B. Comm. (Melb Uni ) – Small business owner, over 30 years accounting experience.
Morris Nutbeam –  Business consultant and chartered accountant with over 35 years in public practice advising small and medium sized businesses on business and taxation issues.
Dr. Gregory Moore – Retired Principal of Burnley College (University of Melbourne), horticulturalist and educator.

The Foundation operates in accord with its Purpose and Values.

Sustainable Gardening Australia Incorporated (SGA Inc.)

(ABN 49 895 542 709)

SGA Inc. is the Trustee of the Foundation empowered to carry out activities for the Trust.  SGA Inc. functions according to its Rules and shares the Purpose and Values of the SGA Foundation.

SGA Inc. Board of Directors

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Bruce Plain (President) – Director of Bulleen Art & Garden and environmentalist.

 

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Dr. Sharron Pfueller (Vice President) – Retired Monash University researcher and educator, environmentalist and sustainability advocate.

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Peter Howey (Treasurer) – Small business owner, financial advisor for Bulleen Art & Garden.

 

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Simon Branson – Owner, green change solutions.

 

 

Sally Sheppard – Lawyer and environmentalist.

 

Picture4Dr. Greg Moore – Retired Head of Burnley College (University of Melbourne), horticulturalist and educator.

 

 

Debra Nette – Horticulturalist, Environmentalist and TAFE Trainer

 

 

 

 

Patrons

Josh Byrne

Josh Byrne is the Patron of SGA’s West Australian Chapter.

He is well known as the West Australian presenter of Gardening Australia and is a regular contributor to the Gardening Australia Magazine. His project to build a low environmental impact, energy efficient house and garden has inspired many. He is also a Patron of the Conservation Council of Western Australia. His ambassadorial roles include The Grove: Leading, Learning, Living, the Living Smart Household Sustainability Program and Smart Approved Watermark.

Past Patron

Jane Edmanson, OAM, has been SGA’s Patron for many years, but at the end of 2016, as part of a re-evaluation of her commitments, she resigned from that position. We are extremely grateful for her participation in SGA and send her a big THANK YOU!

We wish her well in her future activities.

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