IPAA ACT Board and Council

IPAA ACT is governed by an elected Council of twenty members. The current Council were appointed on 4 September 2019 for the term 2019 to 2021. The Board of Directors was established at the first Council meeting on 19 September 2019.

Board of Directors

President and Chair

Dr Steven Kennedy PSM
Secretary
The Treasury

Deputy President and Board Member

Alison Larkins
FIPAA
Commonwealth Coordinator-General of Migrant Services
Department of Home Affairs

Deputy President and Board Member

Michael Manthorpe PSM

Commonwealth Ombudsman
Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman

Councillor and Board Member

Cath Ingram FIPAA

Partner and Chairman
KPMG

Councillor and Board Member

Elizabeth Kelly PSM

Deputy Secretary
Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Board Member

Barry Mewett FIPAA

Fellow and Individual Member
Former Councillor

Company Secretary

Victoria Press

Director
Department of Defence

Council Members

Councillor

Richard Bartlett
First Assistant Commissioner
Australian Public Service Commission

Councillor

Professor Andrew Campbell
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

Councillor

Dr Jill Charker
Deputy Secretary
Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Councillor

Heather Cook
Deputy Director-General
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation

Councillor

Caroline Edwards
Acting Secretary
Department of Health

Councillor

Professor Mark Evans

Director, Democracy 2025
Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

Councillor

David Hazlehurst

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Councillor

Katherine Jones PSM

Deputy Secretary
Department of Finance

Councillor

Roxanne Kelley PSM

Deputy Secretary
The Treasury

Councillor

Kathy Leigh FIPAA 

Head of Service
ACT Public Service

Councillor

Cheryl-anne Moy

Deputy Secretary
Department of Home Affairs

Councillor

Samantha Palmer FIPAA

General Manager
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Councillor

William Story 

First Assistant Secretary
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 

Councillor

Professor Helen Sullivan
FIPAA
Director, Crawford School of Public Policy 
Australian National University

Councillor

Dr Vivienne Thom AM
Independent Consultant 
Individual Member

Councillor (ex officio)

Drew Baker

Chief Executive Officer and Public Officer
Institute of Public Administration Australia (ACT)


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IPAA ACT

ABN: 24 656 727 375
Phone: (02) 6154 9800
Unit 4A, 16 National Circuit,
Barton ACT 2600

Postal Address

PO Box 4349
Kingston ACT 2604

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