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CEO of IPWEA NSW announces departure

John Roydhouse, Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia NSW Division has announced his departure from the leading industry body for public works professionals after nearly 12 years of dedicated service.  Joining IPWEA NSW back in February 2008, initially as Executive Officer then for the past six years as Chief Executive Officer, under Mr Roydhouse's leadership IPWEA NSW has continued to promote its purposes to enhance the quality of life of…

Pain Australia appoints Professor Ian Chubb Chair Elect

Pain Australia has announced the appointment of Professor Ian Chubb as Chairman Elect to the Board of Directors. Professor Chubb was Australia’s Chief Scientist for five years until 2016. Prior to that, he was Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University for ten years; Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University of South Australia for six years and the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Provost) of Monash University for two years. While at Monash University, he served as Dean of the Faculty…

P&CS QLD elects new President and Chair

QCPCA (trading as P&CS Qld and School Councils Qld) has elected Kaylee Campradt as President and Chair.  Kaylee has been active in P&Cs for eight years, an elected Board Director with P&Cs Qld and is currently the President of Currumbin State School P&C. She is also an Executive member of her daughter’s high school P&C. Kaylee is passionate about public education and parent engagement. “I believe when families are connected to the school community it makes a…

Partner News: Moving beyond the mission

Remaining relevant and sustainable is (or should be) a top priority for many not-for-profit (NFP) organisations. Government reform, advances in technology, stagnant or declining membership numbers, social media and fundraising pressures, are creating several challenges on this front. The cycle of chronic underinvestment in systems and infrastructure to allocate more money to the mission, is now causing significant issues for many entities. Today, a differentiated approach to running an…

Partner News: How to know if your lobbying is really working?

By Peter Strong, CEO, Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA). If you’ve started advocating with Government, how do you know if it’s actually working? I get asked this often.   My answer: You don’t. If your only goal when advocating with Government is to make a short-term change, then you might struggle to prove it’s working, especially over the last few years when we have had an unsettled and changing Government.…

Kingston Anderson departs ADG

The Australian Directors Guild has announced the departure of the organisation’s Chief Executive Officer, Kingston Anderson at the end of September this year.  Mr Anderson joined the ADG eight years ago. His background as a director and producer, both for the screen and on stage provided him with great credentials to support directors. The President of the ADG Ms Samantha Lang acknowledges Kingston’s…

New CEO for Perth Convention Bureau

Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) has announced new CEO Gareth Martin. Mr Martin has worked with the PCB and its membership for 12 years, most recently as Acting CEO following the departure of former CEO Paul Beeson in February. His appointment follows an international recruitment search. PCB Chairman Kevin Skipworth said the Board welcomed the appointment and were excited about working with Mr Martin towards a renewed long-term strategic plan to transform the Bureau into…

YMCA Victoria announces new CEO

YMCA Victoria, one of Australia’s oldest and largest not for profit organisations, has announced that Carolyn Morris has been appointed to the role of CEO commencing on 1 August 2019.  Carolyn, who has been YMCA Victoria’s Chief Operations Officer, will lead the organisation at an exciting time in its 160-year history.Ms Morris said: “I am humbled to be appointed by the Board…

IPWEA appoints new Australasia CEO

The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) has appointed Ms Cathy Morcom as the new Australasia CEO. With 25 years in senior management, Morcom brings a track record of developing and executing transformational change in high-profile organisations including Scouts Australia, KPMG Australia, National Australia Bank, Westpac and Commonwealth Bank and RailCorp. She has worked in the UK, Ireland and Asia, in addition to delivering programs in Silicon Valley and across mainland…

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