Executive and committee

The following office-bearers were elected at the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the National Executive held on 23 January 2022.

The inaugural ACS Ambassador David Brill AM ACS was announced at the National Awards in May 2017.

National Executive Positions

  • President
    Erika Addis (NSW)
  • Vice-Presidents
    Carolyn Constantine ACS (NSW)
    Andrew Hyde (NT)
  • Secretary
    Kevin Hudson ACS (NSW)
  • Assistant Secretary
    Velinda Wardell ACS (NSW)
  • Treasurer
    Mick Fanning (QLD)
  • Assistant Treasurer
    Sidat de Silva (NSW)

Standing Branch Presidents

  • ACT President ~ Tamara Penniket
  • NSW President ~ Carolyn Constantine ACS
  • NT President ~ Simon Manzie
  • QLD President ~ Mark Wareham ACS
  • SA President ~ Ernie Clark ACS
  • TAS President ~ Peter Curtis ACS
  • VIC President ~ Ellery Ryan ACS
  • WA President ~ Dave Le May ACS

National Ancillary Positions

  • Sponsorship Manager – Ron Johanson OAM ACS (QLD)
  • Webmaster – Richard Chataway ACS (SA)
  • HQ Manager – Ted Rayment ACS (NSW)
  • AC Magazine Chair – TBA
  • Historian – Ted Rayment ACS (NSW)

ACS Ambassador

  • David Brill AM ACS

Constitutional Committee

  • Ben Allan ACS CSI (NSW) CHAIR
  • Erika Addis (NSW)
  • Velinda Wardell ACS (NSW)
  • Andrew Hyde (NT)
  • Julian Panetta (QLD)
  • Ron Johanson OAM ACS (QLD)

Hall of Fame Committee

  • CHAIR: David Burr ACS (NSW)
  • David Wakeley ACS (NSW)
  • Ron Johanson OAM ACS (QLD)
  • Ted Rayment ACS (NSW)
  • Ernie Clark ACS (SA)
  • Alan Cole ACS (VIC)
  • Anna Howard ACS (NSW)

Awards Categories Committee

  • CHAIR: Warwick Field ACS (VIC)
  • Ernie Clark ACS (SA)
  • Calvin Gardiner (NSW)
  • David Wakeley ACS (NSW)
  • Ron Johanson OAM ACS (QLD)
  • Velinda Wardell ACS (NSW)
  • David Burr ACS (NSW)
  • Tony O’Loughlan (QLD)
  • Tom Waugh (TAS)
  • Peter Curtis ACS (TAS) – News and Current Affairs categories advisor

Technology Committee

  • CHAIR: Tom Gleeson (NSW)
  • Calvin Gardiner ACS (NSW)
  • Carolyn Constantine ACS (NSW)
  • David Wakeley ACS (NSW)
  • Miguel Gallagher (ACT)
  • Tim Jordin (QLD)
  • David Gregan (SA)
  • Ben Allan ACS CSI (NSW)

Social Media Committee

  • CHAIR: Steve Cavenagh (QLD)
  • Sissy Reyes (NSW)
  • Maxx Corkindale (SA)
  • Lucas Tomoana (QLD)
  • Flick Smith (VIC)
  • Mark Broadbent (QLD)
  • Cara Hurley (VIC)

Policy Committee

  • CHAIR: Ron Johanson OAM ACS (QLD)
  • Calvin Gardiner ACS (NSW)
  • Velinda Wardell ACS (NSW)
  • David Wakeley ACS (NSW)
  • Ted Rayment ACS (NSW)
  • Andrew Hyde (NT)
  • Erika Addis (NSW)

Website Committee

  • Richard Chataway ACS (SA) – Website Development Manager
  • Tony Luu ACS (QLD)
  • Mylene Ludgate (SA)

Branch Web Co-ordinators

  • Steven Cavanagh ACS (NT)
  • David Burr ACS (NSW)
  • Josh Mulrine (ACT)
  • David Le May ACS (WA)
  • Mike Sampey (TAS)
  • Maxx Corkindale (SA)
  • TBA (VIC)

National Headquarters Committee

  • CHAIR: Ron Johanson OAM ACS (QLD)
  • All standing State & Territory Presidents
  • Ted Rayment ACS – HQ Manager, – Archive & Library Manager (NSW)
  • David Wakeley ACS Strata Representative (NSW)
  • Alexsei Vanamois – Assistant HQ Manager (NSW)
  • National Historian – Ted Rayment ACS (NSW)

National Accreditation Committee

  • CHAIR: Ernie Clark ACS (SA)
  • Ron Johanson OAM ACS (QLD)
  • Ellery Ryan ACS (VIC)
  • Peter Curtis ACS (TAS)
  • Dave Le May ACS (WA)
  • Calvin Gardiner ACS (NSW

Additional panel members by invitation.

AC Magazine Committee

  • CHAIR: TBA
  • Editor: TBA
  • Assistant Editor: Darcy Yuille (VIC)
  • JoAnne Bouzianis-Sellick (SA)
  • Financial Controller: The National Treasurer

Diversity Committee

Formerly The ACS Womens Advisory Panel

  • CHAIR: Justine Kerrigan ACS – Convenor
  • Assistant Chair: Anna Howard ACS
  • Secretary: Sissy Reyes

Committee

  • Caroline Constantine ACS
  • Nicola Daley ACS
  • Joanne Donohoe-Beckwith
  • Bonnie Elliott ACS
  • Susan Lumsdon
  • Kathryn Milliss ACS
  • Susan Stitt ACS
  • Mandy Walker AM ACS ASC
  • Velinda Wardell ACS
  • Meg White
  • Juliet Young
  • Cara Hurley
  • Ben Cotgrove

ACS National Peer Support

  • Ron Johanson OAM ACS
  • Carolyn Constantine ACS

National Ethics & Discrimination Sub-Committee

  • Ron Johanson OAM ACS
  • Peter Curtis ACS
  • Erika Addis
  • John Stokes ACS
  • Bonnie Elliott ACS

Past ACS Federal Presidents

  • 1958 – 1963 Founding NSW & Federal President ~ Syd Wood ACS
  • 1963 – 1969 NSW & Federal President ~ Ron Horner ACS
  • 1969 – 1970 NSW & Federal President ~ Jack Gardiner ACS
  • 1970 – 1971 NSW & Federal President ~ Ron Windon ACS
  • 1971 – 1972 NSW & Federal President – Jack Gardiner ACS
  • 1972 – 1974 Federal President ~ Bert Nicholas ACS
  • 1974 – 1976 Federal President ~ Paul Onorato ACS
  • 1976 – 1977 NSW & Federal President ~ Jack Gardiner ACS
  • 1977 – 1981 Federal President ~ Bruce Hillyard ACS
  • 1981 – 1988 Federal President ~ John Leake OAM ACS
  • 1988 – 1991 Federal President ~ Edwin Scragg ACS
  • 1991 – 2003 Federal President ~ Milton Ingerson OAM ACS
  • 2003 – 2008 Federal President ~ Ted Rayment ACS
  • 2008 – 2022 Federal President ~ Ron Johanson OAM ACS 
A detailed history of past ACS Federal Presidents »