Young IPWEA (YIPWEA) was established across Australia in late 2012 with the vision of “Developing tomorrow’s leaders and a common mission “To support, development and advocate for young Members of IPWEA enabling them to realise their full potential leading public works and services, infrastructure planning, delivery and operations” for Members under the age of 35.

Young IPWEA are a committee of young public works engineers representing the young Members of IPWEA. They give Members a voice and help IPWEA to support its young members.

The Committee report to the IPWEA NSW Board but also work with the other Young IPWEA Committees from the other States and New Zealand to achieve common goals.

The table to the right displays just some of the things Young IPWEA are involved with. For more information, reach out to one of the representatives below.

Young IPWEA Chair

James Thompson

Eurobodalla Shire Council

Young IPWEA Deputy Chair

Tatiana Castro Cerneaz

Randwick City Council

Central West



Joshua Chapman

Port Stephens Council


Paige Johnson

Lake Macquarie City Council


Joshua Heins

Wollongong City Council

Metro North

Position Vacant

Metro South

Tatiana Castro-Cerneaz

Randwick City Council

Metro West

Position Vacant

Mid North Coast

Position Vacant

North Coast

Joshua Winter

Burchills Engineering

Northern Inland

Leenita Gharwade

South East

James Thompson

Eurobodalla Shire Council

South West

Matt Stubbs

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council

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