The Council manages the business and affairs of the Society.  It consists of the Officers of the Society, Honorary Life Members and not more than five Councillors. The Council is elected at the Annual General Meeting, with the exception of the President who is elected by the outgoing Council.

The Council currently meets on the Wednesday of the week prior to each General Meeting.

All members are welcome to nominate themselves (or another member) to be elected to Council. Click here to download the nomination form.


Position Name
President Dr Kym Thalassoudis
Vice-President Robert Jenkins
Secretary Mary Adam
Assistant Secretary Hans Gnodtke
Treasurer Lynette O'Born
Editor Joe Grida
Digital Services Officer Ian Blackwell
Librarian Susan Baker
Facilities Director Lyn Grida
Technical Information Officer Joe Grida
Beginners' Councillor Colin Hill
Councillors Michael Chartres
Kathy Coombs
Scott Gregory
Dr Rod Hill
Philip Stephen
Honorary Life Members Ian Anderson
Ian Bedford
Tony Beresford
Dean Davidson
Colin Hill
Trish Ellin
Lyn Grida
Joe Grida
Paul Haese
Robert Jenkins
Blair Lade
Phillip Pudney
Paul Rogers
Stephen Scheer
Michael Williams