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WRIQ Appoints New CEO

Dr Georgina Davis has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Waste Recycling Industry Association Queensland (WRIQ). Her appointment follows the resignation of Mark Smith after two years in the top job. Richard Taylor, WRIQ president, said Smith presided over perhaps two of the most difficult years the association has faced, with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting day-to-day lives in ways unimaginable before 2020. “Despite these obstacles, Mark can be very proud…

DVNSW Appoints Interim CEO

Domestic Violence NSW (DVNSW) are pleased to announce the appointment of Elise Phillips as Interim CEO, commencing on the 2nd of February 2022. Elise will be seconded from No to Violence for up to nine months to cover the current CEO’s parental leave. Elise brings to the role extensive experience and knowledge, previously holding the position of NSW Sector Development Manager at No to Violence. A registered psychologist with 12 years of experience in leadership roles in the non-government…

AAAA Appoints New CEO

Former director of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau Nat Nagy has been appointed as CEO of the Aerial Application Association of Australia (AAAA).Nagy was appointed in December after long-time CEO Phil Hurst retired in October last year. Nagy has held executive positions at the ATSB and Airservices Australia, is an adjunct professor at RMIT University School of Engineering and an RAAF reserve Specialist Capability Officer. AAAA president Steve Holding said that the search…

P&C Federation Celebrates 100 Years

In 2022 the Federation of Parents and Citizens Associations (P&C Federation) celebrates 100 years of volunteering for NSW public schools. To celebrate they have organised a campaign to shine a light on their remarkable members, featuring their members' individual stories.  Through storytelling, print, photos and videos P&C Federation will bring to life a century of community

Adelaide Festival Board Announces New CEO

The Adelaide Festival Board has announced the appointment of renowned arts leader Kath M Mainland as their new Chief Executive Officer from April 2022. Globally recognised, Mainland has worked in and around festivals for over 25 years, most recently as Executive Director and co-CEO of RISING – a celebration of Melbourne’s distinct cultural and creative strengths and the first non-sporting event to receive Major Event status. Previously, she was CEO of Melbourne International Arts Festival;…

ALIA CEO to Depart After Almost 10 Years in the Role

Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) CEO Sue McKerracher, who commenced as CEO in 2012, will depart the role after almost 10 years at the association on 28 January 2022, to take up the position of Libraries Tasmania executive director. ‘Sue McKerracher has been a strong leader and advocate for the Association. In nearly 10 years as CEO, she has created solid partnerships with other library-related, not-for-profit bodies, with federal government, the book industry, early…

GTA Appoints New CEO

Australia’s Gaming Technologies Association (GTA), organiser of the Australasian Gaming Expo, has announced the appointment of Jinesh Patel as its new CEO following the departure of Chris Muir late last year. Patel, a former NSW government advisor, assumes the role as of 10 January 2022 following an extensive search and selection process, according to the GTA. “Jinesh is an outstanding choice, bringing a wealth of experience from both a regulatory and public affairs background,”…

AFA CEO Stands Down

The Association of Financial Adviser's (AFA) Chief Executive Officer, Helen Morgan-Banda, has chosen to step down and will be returning to New Zealand. The AFA President, Sam Perera said “The Board of the AFA would like to thank Helen for her efforts over the last five months and respect her decision to return to her homeland during an unprecedented period of global uncertainty.” The AFA’s General Manager Policy and Professionalism, Phil Anderson, who acted as CEO for nearly six…

ACS Elects Nick Tate as President

Australian Computer Society (ACS), the professional association for Australia’s technology sector, is today pleased to announce Dr. Nick Tate will become ACS National President from 1 January 2022. Dr Tate will take leadership of ACS from Dr Ian Oppermann whose two-year term will come to a close at the end of the year. Following his election by ACS Congress yesterday, Dr Tate said “It is a great honour to have been elected President at such an exciting time for the ACS. I would…

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