Central Coastal Board Members
Membership of the Central Coastal Board: September 2015 to June 30 2018
Mr Ross Kilborn (Chair)
Ross was reappointed Chair of the Central Coastal Board in September 2015. His business background has been in senior management roles, with an emphasis on strategy, business development and governance. He has a broad background in community affairs and extensive experience in recreational use of the coast, both as a participant, and from a policy perspective. He was Chief Executive Officer of Yachting Victoria, and a board member of Bicycle Network Victoria.
Dr Sandra Brizga
Sandra has extensive experience in environmental and natural resource management. She has qualifications in geography, geomorphology, environmental law and finance. She has experience as an academic in research and teaching in environmental planning and, for 20 years, as an independent consultant in geomorphology and waterway management. She is also Chair of the Fraser Island World Heritage Area Scientific Advisory Committee and a member of the Australian World Heritage Advisory Committee and has been a member of the Victorian Catchment Management Council.
Greg has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Zoology) and has a Diploma of Education and a Diploma of Business Management. He has experience in environmental education and in the management of advocacy organizations, NGO and local government, in the natural resource management and climate change response fields.
Dr Rosalind Jessop
Roz commenced with the CCB in September 2008 and works as the Environment Manager at Phillip Island Nature Parks. She is a wildlife manager, and researcher with over 30 years’ experience. Research interests centre around Little Penguins, resident and migratory shorebirds and bush-birds. Management interests include feral animal and weed control, habitat restoration, wetland restoration, coastal erosion management, visitor management, wildlife emergency management and planning. Planning interests include the development of strategic, environmental, wildlife emergency response and visitor management plans for the Nature Parks and the state.
Dr Rebecca Koss
Rebecca has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and a Doctor of Philosophy in Conservation and Environmental Management. She has substantial experience, in Australia and abroad, of research and project management in marine protection and natural resource management and in the delivery of environmental policy frameworks.
Mr Jeffrey Weir
Jeff has a Master of Science in Marine Biology and has a Diploma of Education. He has long experience as Executive Director of the Dolphin Research Institute, as a secondary and tertiary educator and in consulting roles in marine science and management.
Mr Nick Wynn
Nick has a Bachelor of Science majoring in marine biology. He worked at the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority for 12 years before moving to Victoria to work with the then Department of Environment and Primary Industries. Nick now works with the Bellarine Bayside Foreshore Committee of Management on the northern Bellarine Peninsula. He has worked in a range of roles including research, operations, policy, environmental impact assessment, community engagement and land use planning.