The Executive and Secretary manage the day-to-day operations of the Association,
in between Council meetings.
Dr Sam Popovski, Secretary.
Sam is a former Livestock CSIRO scientist from the Centre for Environment and Life Sciences at Floreat in Western Australia. Sam is committed to representing communities – he was previously the Deputy President of the Perth-based Shire of Stirling and, at the time, the youngest Deputy Mayor in WA.
Warren is an Environmental Chemist with CLW based in Canberra, currently he is studying the effect of drying and rewetting on wetland soil geochemistry and the application of this knowledge to mitigate adverse environmental impacts. Warren has been a member of the Staff Association since joining CSIRO at the Davies Lab in Townsville in 1984. He has been a union representative since 1986 and served in many roles with the union. Warren enjoys being part of the CSIRO community and believes that strong workplace communities with an active union membership are the key to good decision making.
Dr Wilkinson is a Research Scientist with CLW, studying catchment sediment fluxes and their management. He is based at Black Mountain and has also worked at the Townsville laboratory. Scott enjoys being part of the CSIRO staff community and advocating for its success.