Australasian Region of The International Biometric Society Australasian Region of The International Biometric Society

Regional council

The Australasian Region is governed by a council comprising the President, Vice president or Past president, Treasurer and Secretary of the region as well as the regional newsletter correspondent and regional representatives to IBS. We also have one member on the new IBS Executive Board and three on Council as seen below.

Nominations for each vacant position are called for by the Secretary towards the end of the calendar year prior to the biennial regional conference. If more than one nomination is received for a particular position, then members are required to vote for a preferred candidate for the position. Otherwise, no formal election is necessary.

The regional council currently comprises the following people:

Name Employer Position Term
Alan Welsh ANU, Canberra President 2019-2020
Vanessa Cave University of Sydney Vice-President (President-elect) 2020
David Baird VSN, NZ Secretary 2016-2020
Ian Renner University of Newcastle Treasurer 2020
Samuel Rogers University of Adelaide Membership Officer 2020
Emi Tanaka University of Sydney Regional Social Media Coordinator 2018-2020
Katherina Parry AgResearch, Hamilton, NZ Biometric Bulletin correspondent 2020
Hans Hockey Biometrics Matters Ltd, NZ Regional website manager 2009-2020
Warren Müller CSIRO, Canberra Public Officer 2020
Brian Cullis University of Wollongong IBS Executive Board 2017-2020
Alison Kelly Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries IBS Council Member 2017-2021
Kevin Murray University of Western Australia IBS Council Member 2017-2021

Emi, Ian and Vanessa are the current safety officers referred to in the regional code of conduct document.

Last updated 16 February 2020