Catchment Management Foundation Public Fund Board
John was the inaugural Secretary of the River Basin Mangement Society and subsequently its President (1994-1997). Qualifying as a civil engineer in England, he joined the Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works and progressed through successor bodies: Melbourne Water and Melbourne Parks & Waterways to Parks Victoria. John has been involved in conference organisation over many years for his several employers as well as for Parks & Leisure Australia and the Society. John is now semi-retired but remains an active member of the Catchment Management Foundation Public Fund Board.