Phil Bradley has been an individual member of BPN since 2014, a Leadership Group member since 2016, a practising civil engineer and TAFE teacher. Phil’s BPN member group is Parramatta Climate Action Network. 
As a Parramatta Councillor since 2017, he opposes unsustainable development and supports heritage protection. He helps the North Parramatta Residents Action Group.

Nigel Waters has been involved with BPN since 2012, as representative of the Tomaree Ratepayers and Residents Association, which covers the eastern part of the Port Stephens, and is active in a range of environmental, Landcare and community groups, almost full time since retiring from paid employment. He has a Masters degree in City & Regional Planning and worked in that field in the UK the 1970s and 80s before a second career in information privacy, including with UK and Australian government agencies and as a self employed consultant.

Christiane Berlioz has had an active interest in planning for 20 years. As a Councillor from 2012 to 2017 she gained insight into the local government perspective, needs, limitations and obligations in planning. Conserving heritage and the environment and place-making are her focus. BPN member group is Friends of Ku-ring-gai Environment (FOKE).

Máire Sheehan represents the Bays Precinct in the Better Planning Network since 2014. She has worked in the Housing Commission and a number of State Ministerial offices and was a Councillor and Mayor on Leichhardt Council from 1995 to 2004.  With a background of 27 years at TAFE NSW, she currently provides governance and professional development training for Local Government Councillors through Local Government NSW.
Máire has supported a range of community groups with planning matters for more than 20 years by providing information on the planning system and strategies for submissions and advocacy.