Justin Houghton (Chairman)

Justin Houghton has worked at Veolia's Eco-Precinct (which is the source of funding of the Veolia Mulwaree Trust) for many years, becoming a Veolia Mulwaree Trust Trustee in 2015 and the Trust's Chairman in 2020. Justin is currently the Woodlawn Eco-Precinct Manager and as a resident of Tarago, he remains committed to supporting the hard work of local organisations through the Veolia Mulwaree Trust. 

John Reynolds

John Reynolds is the community representative on the Veolia Mulwaree Trust and has been a Trustee since 2005. John is a lifelong resident of the Tarago area and a former Councillor on Mulwaree Shire Council. A farmer and business operator, John brings to the Trust a wealth of knowledge and experience of the local area.

Cr Peter Walker 

Goulburn Mulwaree Council Mayor Peter Walker is Council’s representative on the Trust Board. Peter has been a Councillor since 2016 and became a Trustee in March 2022 after being elected Mayor by his fellow councillors. Peter has a professional background in the banking industry, local business and as CEO of a registered club. He has served on the boards of several local community organisations and is a passionate sports fan.


Henry Gundry

Henry Gundry is a born and bred Tarago local and passionate about Veolia’s support of the local community. The Gundry family has been involved with many community organisations over multiple generations. As a long-term Veolia employee, Henry has been involved with the Veolia Mulwaree Trust for many years, becoming a Trustee in 2020.

Carmen Loecherer

Carmen Loecherer, Veolia's General Manager Resource Recovery - NSW, joined the Veolia Mulwaree Trust in 2023. Carmen has more than 25 years experience in various senior business roles and is looking forward to contributing to the local community as a Veolia Mulwaree Trust Trustee.

Rebekah Sweeney

Rebekah Sweeney has been a resident of the Windellama area since 2014 and joined Veolia managing the Woodlawn Eco-precinct's Bioreactor and Bioenergy operations in January 2023. Rebekah is a strong advocate for supporting local community organisations and businesses, which in turn builds resilient and supportive communities for the future.

Paul Stephenson OAM (Retired Chairman/Trustee)

Paul Stephenson retired from the position of Chairman and Trustee of the Veolia Mulwaree Trust in December 2014. Paul was instrumental in founding the Veolia Mulwaree Trust during his long career in local government. Paul was the Mayor of Mulwaree Shire Council for 12 years before becoming the Mayor of the newly amalgamated Goulburn Mulwaree Council in 2004, a position he held until his retirement from local government in 2008. Mr Stephenson was awarded an OAM for service to local government and his work in the community through the Veolia Mulwaree Trust. Paul’s contribution to the Trust continues to be greatly missed by his staff, fellow Trustees and the countless community organisations who benefitted from his hard work and vision over the years.

All correspondence to the Directors of the Veolia Mulwaree Trust should be addressed to:

The Trustees
Veolia Mulwaree Trust
PO Box 661


Or emailed to [email protected]