Hon Simone McGurk BA(Arts) BA(Comms) MLA

Hon Simone McGurk BA(Arts) BA(Comms) MLA

Minister for Training; Water; Youth

    Aqwest Board Director re-appointments

    16/05/2023 3:00 PM
    • Stan Liaros re-appointed as Chair of the Aqwest Board
    • Patricia Scaffidi re-appointed to the Aqwest Board

    Water Minister Simone McGurk has welcomed the re-appointment of Stan Liaros and Patricia Scaffidi to the Aqwest Board of Directors.


    Mr Liaros has been Chair of the Aqwest Board for five and a half years and Mrs Scaffidi has served as a Board Director also for five and a half years. They have been appointed for further three-year terms until May 2026.


    Mr Liaros is the Chief Executive Officer of the Apprentice and Traineeship Company and the former Chair of the South West Development Commission and the South West Academy of Sport. He was also the Senior Vice President of the South West Football League.


    Mrs Scaffidi is a retired Certified Practising Accountant. She has worked in farming and property development, as the Financial Lead on business development and acquisition teams for Cristal Inorganic Chemicals and as the Chief Financial Officer for Bemax Mining Group. She is currently the Company Secretary for GP Down South.


    Other serving Board Directors are Tresslyn Smith, Rhonda Norman, Wendy Giles and Mick Murray.


    Comments attributed to Water Minister Simone McGurk:

    "I would like to congratulate Stan and Patricia on their re-appointments and thank them for their ongoing contribution to the Aqwest Board.


    "Stan has extensive business experience and has made a significant contribution to Bunbury and the South-West region, guiding government boards and community organisations.


    "Patricia brings a wealth of financial and business experience from a broad range of roles in the Bunbury region.


    "The Aqwest Board of Directors has a diverse range of skills and extensive business experience which ensures they can continue to make informed decisions in the best interest of customers and the Bunbury community."


    Minister's office - 6552 6600