PIANC Australia Committees

Membership and Communications

Strategic Objectives

  1. Maintain and grow PIANC Australia membership.:
  2. Maintain an understanding of member needs
  3. Deliver value to members.
  4. Raise awareness of PIANC Australia’s brand and role.
  5. Maintain PIANC Australia website.

Committee Members

Richard Hill – Chairperson
Marika Calfas
Greg Britton
Michel de Vos (responsible for NZ)

Young Professionals

Strategic Objectives

  1. YP Mentoring and Networking Events
  2. Ongoing development of social media focused around YP Australia Linked-in site
  3. Develop Regional Active Networks and YP Australia Working Group
  4. Coordination with YP International including Co-Chair of YP International Duties.
  5. Attendance at YP Working Group International Event (x2)
  6. Promoting W-DP Award Nominees, Developing new award for non-C&P Years
  7. Commission Survey of YPers to determine desired activities for 2016
  8. Distribute YP specific marketing material

Committee Members

Will Glamore – Chairperson
Kate Panayotou
Joel Bailey

Outreach

Strategic Objectives

  1. Ensure the outreach objectives of PIANC Australia align with governance and policy frameworks of PIANC
  2. PIANC Australia representative to attend International AGA and concurrent Council meeting (May)
  3. Provide input to all issues of significance to Australia for the Council meetings
  4. Promote and achieve membership on PIANC International Commissions especially MarCom, EnviCom, CoCom, RecCom and YpCom.
  5. Support PMTA participation and inclusion in PIANC Australia activities
  6. Support South Pacific stakeholders with workshops through PIANC Australia
  7. Extend outreach initiatives to include SE Asian Countries in transition
  8. Continue to deliver the two-yearly Australasian Coasts and Ports conference in conjunction with Engineers Australia and work to improve the quality of this event
  9. Deliver a technical workshop in the name of PIANC Australia immediately prior to this Conference
  10. Deliver an annual workshop in partnership with New South Wales Maritime Panel of Engineers Australia
  11. Deliver workshops in capital cities in the name of PIANC Australia including one or more high profile presenters/speakers on areas of topical interest
  12. Arrange member site visits to Australasian port and waterway infrastructure to enhance knowledge about contemporary technical issues

Committee Members

Scott Keane – Chairperson
Richard Hill
Joel Bailey
Michel de Vos (responsible for NZ)

Governance and Risk Management

Strategic Objectives

  1. Oversee for the orderly succession of the Chair and Board Members.
  2. Align particular Board members to PIANC International Commissions (in particular MarCom, EnviCom, PTGCC, CoCom, FinCom and YPCom).
  3. Establish Board Committees to develop and implement Action Plans to progress the Strategic Objectives.
  4. Ensure that the various States and Stakeholder groups are adequately represented on the Board.
  5. Ensure that benefits are delivered to PIANC members in all capital cities

Committee Members

TBA – Chairperson
Neil Lawson
Ron Cox
Jason Sprott

International Working Groups

Strategic Objectives

  1. Assess suitable candidates for representing Australia/NZ on international Working Groups
  2. Assess applications for the Travel Assistance Program
  3. Encourage suitable topics to submit to the Board of PIANC Australia that would be suitable Working Group subjects

Committee Members

Jason Sprott – Chairperson
Peter Fountain

New Zealand

Strategic Objectives

  1. Develop a program for NZ members of PIANC Australia
  2. With the assistance of others on a case by case basis run a program of technical and networking events in NZ

Committee Members

Michel de Vos – Chairperson
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