Sierra Dunton hails from Santa Cruz, California with a background in Environmental Studies and a passion for community connection. Now a Bass Coast resident, she combines 15 years experience in marketing, communications and event management with her current work in local government, volunteering and fundraising to promote community engagement and foster sustainability.
Moragh has worked in community-based organisations for over 30 years in the areas of environmental restoration, climate adaptation, renewable energy and emissions reduction with Landcare, community and economic development with Traditional Owners and environmental governance with Port Phillip and Westernport CMA. She holds a PhD in collaborative environmental governance, was a Founding Director of the Energy Innovation Co-operative and has been Chair since late 2015.
Susan grows vealers, fruit & vegetables and has revegetated the waterways on her small farm near Korumburra. She served two terms as an Independent MP in Victoria, is an AICD company directors’ course graduate, initiated and was a founding Director with Bass Coast Community Foundation, plus founding Chair of Energy Innovation Co-operative Ltd and its current Secretary. She participates in Landcare, is a grower & volunteer for Grow Lightly, and served as a director on several not-for-profit boards including currently with Co-operative Power Australia.
Max Richter has a trade in Industrial Instrumentation (SECV) and a PhD in Anthropology and Comparative Sociology. Following over two decades of university work focused primarily on Indonesia, including on renewable energy challenges, he now also works locally and regionally through renewable energy roadmapping and other EI Co-op collaborative activities.