Bill Gye OAM
“We are most at home and happy being part of smaller scale communities of shared interest, where people have many opportunities to participate and feel part of the life of their community..”
– Bill Gye OAM
Bill is a long term resident of Pittwater, living on Scotland Island. He knows and loves the area.
Bill has been actively involved in local community issues for the past 25 years and in 2014 received an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for his services to the local community.
For the past 33 years he has been working with various groups of disadvantaged people such an long term unemployed, youth and people living with mental illness to improve their wellbeing, employment status and social inclusion.
Bill has a capacity for thinking through complex issues and communicating with and involving others in the solution.
Though we live in a major metropolitan city, Bill believes that we are most at home and happy being part of smaller scale communities of shared interest, where people have many opportunities to participate and feel part of the life of their community.
He puts a high value on those factors which assist us to develop and sustain healthy local communities in a healthy environments.
The future will bring some significant challenges and these will need clear thinking and a heart to take them on. Bill looks forward to contributing to this challenge.