Executive Committee

Australia ICOMOS is managed by an Executive Committee (EC) comprising 15-17 full members representing all states and territories in Australia. Committee members are elected every two years by the Australia ICOMOS membership for a two year term, with a maximum of three consecutive terms.

The Executive Committee is responsible for contributing to the organisation’s national programs and participating in decisions of ICOMOS as an international organisation. It meets four times per year for up to two days per meeting.

The Executive Committee is bound by the Australia ICOMOS Code of Conduct for members of the EC & all sub-Committees & Groups.

The current Executive Committee comprises the following:

Office Bearers  
Elizabeth Vines OAM (SA) President
World Heritage Reference Group EC Representative
Ian Travers (VIC) Vice President
Pacific Heritage Reference Group EC Representative
Minutes Secretary (alternate)
Indigenous Heritage Reference Group- EC Representative
Kerime Danis (NSW) Secretary
International Day for Monuments and Sites Coordinator
ICOMOS Pasifika Project Convenor
AI Statutes Review Working Group EC Representative
Energy and Sustainability Working Group EC Representative
Kevin O’Sullivan (SA) Treasurer
Burra Charter Review Working Group EC Representative & Convenor
Public Officer  Kate Cowie
Committee Members  
Lisa Gervasoni (VIC) Annual Report Coordinator
Blue Shield Coordinator (& Proxy Representative)
Disaster Management Guidelines Coordinator
Sue Hodges (VIC) Committee Member
Edwina Jans (ACT) ACT Representative
Mary Knaggs (NSW) NSW Representative
Strategic Plan Co-Coordinator
International & National Scientific Committees Coordinator
Traditional Trades Working Group Coordinator
Heritage Toolkit Coordinator
Deborah Lindsay (SA) SA Representative
Conferences Coordinator
Cultural Heritage & Climate Change Working Group EC Representative
Working & Reference Groups Coordinator
Jacqueline Pearce (QLD) QLD & NT Representative
Communication Working Group Convenor
Minutes Secretary (alternate), Internships Coordinator
Heritage of Space Exploration Working Group EC Representative
Tom Perrigo (WA) WA Representative
Michael Queale (SA) National Mentoring Program Coordinator
Training and Learning Policy Working Group EC Representative
John Wadsley (TAS) TAS Representative
Membership Secretary
Membership Benefits Coordinator
Ian Wight (VIC) VIC Representative
General Publications Coordinator
VIC Mentoring Program Coordinator
Tim Winter (VIC) Historic Environment Editorial Committee Coordinator
We also currently support an Australia ICOMOS member who is a member of the ICOMOS International Executive Committee:
Peter Phillips (NSW) International Vice President: Responsibility for Asia-Pacific

A list of past Executive Committees is also available on this site.