The Association of Hydraulic Services Consultants Australia is a
professional organisation dedicated to the advancement of the
Hydraulic Services Engineering profession
Fire & Gas Services
Sanitary Waste Design
The AHSCA WA Chapter is supported by the following sponsors
PRESIDENT Paul White LMAHSCA
Paul was a founding member of the WA Chapter in 1995 and was the inaugural Chapter Secretary and has since been upgraded to Life Member status.
Paul has over 40 years’ experience in the Plumbing industry with 35 of those years in the field of Hydraulic services and Fire services design.
Paul is also a past State Chapter and National President of the Institute of Plumbing Australia. Paul is currently a Director with Construction Hydraulic Design Pty Ltd
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT Michael Jarrad MAHSCA
Michael began his career as a consultant in the Hydraulic Services and Fire Protection Industry in 1984, following a successful career in Plumbing. Progressing his experience through Service Engineering practices In Queensland, South Australia, New South Wales and Western Australia.
Michael has a broad experience base (over 30 years) in Hydraulic Services Engineering, with application in design, documentation, specification and construction control for projects across the major market sectors.
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT (Codes) Ralf Boepple MAHSCA
Ralf has over 18 years’ experience in the plumbing and construction industry. Ralf started his career with a mechanical and plumbing apprenticeship back in Germany in 1996. After he finished his degree successfully in 1999, he worked for another year for a hydraulic and mechanical contractor specialized in the field of maintenance of hydraulic and mechanical systems. In 2000 he decided to do a full time course in University to study Building Services Engineering which he finished successfully in 2004 with BE qualifications.
Ralf is a principal of Stantec and he is also a member and Reviewer of the Licencing Accreditation Review Unit (LARU) and a Member of Engineers Australia.
THIRD VICE PRESIDENT (Membership) Adam Byrnes MAHSCA
Adam has a career spanning 30-years in the building industry.
Adam is a founding member and principal of Volume Design Group.
SECRETARY Salvatore Pullella MAHSCA
Salvatore has more than 20 years’ experience in the plumbing construction industry and has spent the past 16 years in the Hydraulic Services and Fire Servicers design field and is currently an Associate of Hydraulics Design Australia.
Salvatore’s role as Secretary of the AHSCA WA Chapter is to ensure the accurate recording of minutes, keeping and maintaining registers, roles and all correspondence relating to the Chapter.
TREASURER Mike Wynne MAHSCA
Mike has 52 years’ experience in plumbing and owned and operated a successful plumbing and civil contracting business in Perth from 1973 to 2006. In 1982 he qualified as a hydraulic consultant and has since undertaken many projects in WA. Mike’s practical experience and installation know how aids his design approach. Mike was President of the Master Plumbers Association of WA in 1984 and 1985. Mike was appointed to the Plumber’s Licensing Board of WA from 1984 to 1994 until he resigned.
He has now been reappointed to the Plumber’s Licensing Board as the AHSCAWA representative for a period of 4 years which expires in February 2022. He has been on the board since 2014.
Mike is also a member of the Institute of Plumbing Australia, the Stormwater Industry Association of WA and serves on its Executive Committee and a member of The Institute of Public Works Engineers Australasia (IPWEA). Mike is also on Standards Australia review committee member.
CPD OFFICER Joel Ow Ch’uan Y MAHSCA
Joel has over 14 years’ experience in the Engineering field and has been in Hydraulic Services since 2011 since completing his B.Eng (Mechanical Engineering). Joel has been an active member of Engineers Australia since 2005.
Joel currently works at Aurecon Group.