The Panel consists of four members being:

  • The Chair – with expertise in law,
  • Two independent professionals with expertise in urban design, planning or other related field, and
  • One community representative from the LGA

The Minister also established a pool of experts from which six were selected by Northern Beaches Council. A pool of community representatives from across the five wards was established after an expression of interest process.

David CroftsChair (Town Planner)pecuniary interest
Alternate Chairperson
TBARecruitment currently underway 
TBARecruitment currently underway 
Expert Member
Kara KrasonPlannerpecuniary interest
Lisa Bella EspositoPlannerpecuniary interest
Oliver KleinPlannerpecuniary interest
Deborah LaidlawPlannerpecuniary interest
Jason PericaPlannerpecuniary interest
Marcia DohenyLawpecuniary interest
Marjorie FergusonPlannerpecuniary interest
Heather WartonPlannerpecuniary interest
Glennys JamesPlannerpecuniary interest
David EpsteinUrban Design / Architectpecuniary interest
Community Representative
Philip YoungCommunity Representativepecuniary interest
Frank BushCommunity Representativepecuniary interest
Sue DenhamCommunity Representativepecuniary interest
Carolyn HillCommunity Representativepecuniary interest