AIPM announces new local chapter leaders



27 September 2014 – Sydney, Australia – The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) has announced the result of elections for new leaders at all AIPM chapters across Australia. Nominations for the positions of Chapter President and Chapter Councillors closed on 24 August 2014. These positions will hold office for two years from the close of the 2014 AGM to the close of the AGM to be conducted in 2016.


140927-pmwj27-new-IMAGEChapter President – Mark Patch

Chapter Councillors – Brad Cowen, Misha Jovanovic, Ian Biggs

New South Wales

Chapter President – Christopher Mansfield

Chapter Councillors – Gareth Chegwidden, Narinber Bhandari, Susan Linney, Mike Kano, Graham Watt, Dean Overend, Rebecca Atkinson, Kimberly Pilkington

Australian Capital Territory

Chapter President – David Bryant

Chapter Councillors – Julie Summerfield, Robert Elliott, Sylvia Boyle, Nicole Lock, Boyd McCarron, Michael Kennedy, Donald Coutts, Rakesh Malhotra, David Roulston, Anthony Miller


Chapter President – Michael Ratcliffe

Chapter Councellors – Sahil Bhasin, Angela Lecomber, Nicolas Massie, Peter Winter, Frank Mancuso, Bob Baldassa, Fiona Park, Charlie Lentine, Vic Ratnieks, David Kemke


Chapter President – Michael King

Chapter Councellors – Choong Han Chu, Beverley Cummings, Bridget Nichols, Nerida Plumpton, Kathleen Kuryl, Maria Skillern, Lyndon Black, Rebecca Greenwood

South Australia

Chapter President – Sami Abou-Hamdan

Chapter Councellors – Brenton Scoop, Ashok Thaper, Marcus Goddard, Adam Schirmer, Anthony Wood, David Farwell, Angelo Rossi, Nicole Nader, Eric Mercier, Craig Rigg

Western Australia

Chapter President – Chris Carman

Chapter Councellors – Philip Harlow, Mirella Luketich, Gary Hatfield, Ian Nichol, Desmond Marsh, Michael Somerville-Brown

Northern Territory

Chapter President – Mark Dodt

Chapter Councellors – Robert Foote, Philip Joyce, Ralf Zenke, Stefania Fikus

Formed in 1976 as the Project Managers’ Forum, AIPM has been instrumental in progressing the profession of project management in Australia over the past 35 years. AIPM’s role is to improve the knowledge, skills and competence of project team members, project managers and project directors. AIPM is the Australian national member of the International Project Management Association (IPMA). More about AIPM can be found at http://www.aipm.com.au/.


Source: AIPM