Public Announcement

To all members and supporters of The Bamboo Society Australia,
First and foremost, we extend our heartfelt appreciation to the past members of BSA. Their unwavering commitment, hard work, and dedication have indubitably shaped the Bamboo Society into what it is today. Their tireless efforts have not only kept the bamboo spirit alive but have also laid a sturdy foundation for our future endeavours.
With great anticipation, we are thrilled to announce the appointment of Jennifer Snyders as the President of The Bamboo Society Australia. Jennifer, heralded as the World Bamboo Ambassador, CEO of House of Bamboo, and the heart behind Australian Bamboo Plantations, brings a reservoir of expertise and fervour to our society.
Introducing our New Board Members:
PRESIDENT Jennifer Snyders - BScArch | CEO House of Bamboo and Australian Bamboo Plantations | World Bamboo Ambassador
VICE PRESIDENT Durnford Dart - Director of Bamboo Australia | Member of The World Bamboo Organization
VICE PRESIDENT Munir Vahanvati - Co-founder & Design Director of Giant Grass | World Bamboo Ambassador
TREASURER Barry O'Connell - EarthCare Entreprises
SECRETARY Kenney LeMire Integrated Biotecture | Lucid Space Design | MUDTEC
BOARD MEMBERS Mateo Gutierrez - Structural Engineer, Dianne Dart - Bamboo Australia, Christophe Domingues - Beam Bam Boom, Ash Guven - House of Bamboo Marketing Manager | Interior Designer
A word from Jennifer Snyders:
"As the newly appointed President of the Bamboo Society, it is both an honour and a privilege to lead a Society that promises to advance bamboo as a pivotal, sustainable resource. Our past members have set a remarkable benchmark, and their vision for bamboo continues to inspire us. With a fresh board in place, we are emboldened with a renewed purpose. As we move forward, our commitment is to foster a democratic, inclusive, diverse, and collaborative community. We aim to curate an environment where every voice is valued, and every perspective is cherished. Stay tuned for our revamped mission statement and guidelines, which we will unveil after our October meeting."
On the auspicious occasion of World Bamboo Day, our commitment to the promotion and significance of bamboo remains unwavering. With renewed vigour, we aim to introduce innovative strategies to enhance bamboo's global stature.
For more about the Bamboo Society of Australia's rich history and our endeavours, we welcome you to visit
Warm congratulations to all the new board members. As we embark on this promising journey, your collective contributions will undeniably lead us to greater heights.

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