Chairman, Lake Macquarie Coastal and Estuary Management Committee, 1993 to Current. Chairman, Lake Macquarie Improvement Project, 1999 to 2009. Director, Hunter Waste Planning and Management Board, 1996 to 2002. Chairman and Director, Hunter Integrated Resources, 2002 to 2009.
Lake Macquarie City Council Activities Mayor, 2004 to 2012t. Councillor 1991 to 2012.