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
Samuel Müller University of Sydney Vice-President (Past-President) 2019
David Baird VSN, NZ Secretary 2016-2019
Warren Müller CSIRO, Canberra Treasurer 2000-2019
Ian Renner University of Newcastle Membership Officer 2018-2019
Emi Tanaka University of Sydney Regional Social Media Coordinator 2018-2019
Vanessa Cave AgResearch, Hamilton, NZ Biometric Bulletin correspondent 2014-2019
Hans Hockey Biometrics Matters Ltd, NZ Regional website manager 2009-2019
Louise Ryan University of Technology Sydney IBS President 2018-2019
Brian Cullis University of Wollongong IBS Executive Board 2017-2020
Alison Kelly Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries IBS Council Member 2017-2021
IBS Council Chair-Elect 2019
Ross Darnell CSIRO, Queensland IBS Council Member 2015-2019
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 7 February 2019