Photo by Michael Sale, Pseudomys hermannsburgensis

Council

The Australian Mammal Society is managed by a group of volunteer Society members.

Council members are nominated every three years at the Annual General Meeting. Council members are guided by the Duties of the Council Members of the Australian Mammal Society Inc.

Current Council (2018-2021):

  • President, Vera Weisbecker, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland:
    amspresident 'at' australianmammals.org.au
  • Vice-President, Diana Fisher, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland:
    amsvicepresident 'at' australianmammals.org.au
  • Treasurer, Tamara Keeley, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University of Queensland:
    amstreasurer 'at' australianmammals.org.au
  • Secretary, Skye Cameron, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland:
    amssecretary 'at' australianmammals.org.au
  • Assistant Secretary/Newsletter Editor, Amanda Niehaus, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland:
    amsassistantsecretary 'at' australianmammals.org.au
  • newsletter 'at' australianmammals.org.au
  • Conservation Officer, Celine Frere, School of Science and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast:
    amsconservation 'at' australianmammals.org.au
  • Membership Officer, Scott Burnett, School of Science and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast:
    membershipofficer 'at' australianmammals.org.au
  • Communications Officer, Stephen Kearney, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Queensland: communicationsofficer 'at' australianmammals.org.au
  • Ordinary Member, Kaylah Del Simone, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland:
    amscouncillor1 'at' australianmammals.org.au
  • Ordinary Member, Anita Freudmann, School of Earth, Envrionmental and Biological Sciences, Queensland University of Technology:
    amscouncillor2 'at' australianmammals.org.au

  • Student Representative, Miranda Rew-Duffy, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland:
    amsstudentrep 'at' australianmammals.org.au

  • Webmaster, Andrew Baker, School of Earth, Envrionmental and Biological Sciences, Queensland University of Technology: webmaster 'at' australianmammals.org.au

  • Editor, Ross Goldingay, Southern Cross University:
    ross.goldingay 'at' scu.edu.au

Past Councils:

Period 2015-2018 2012-2015 2009-2012 2006-2009 2003-2006 2000-2003
President Menna Jones Catherine Kemper Tony Friend Fritz Geiser Lynne Selwood Chris Dickman
Vice-president Chris Johnson Peter Bird Roberta Bencini Ross Goldingay Barbara A. Wilson Rob Close
Treasurer Sam Fox David Stemmer Phil Withers Stuart Cairns Kath Handasyde Terry Dawson
Secretary Stewart Nicol Amy Macken Christine Cooper Karl Vernes Graeme Coulson Alison Matthews
Assistant
Secretary
Sarah Munks Liberty Olds Duncan Sutherland Nereda Christian Simon Ward Sandy Ingleby
Conservation Officer Shannon Troy Jason vanWeenan Harriet Mills Todd Soderquist Peter Menkhorst Dan Lunney
Membership Officer Rodrigo Hamede Topa Petit Keith Morris Jamie Turner Andrea Taylor Rod Kavanagh
Student Representative Alynn Martin Matthew McDowell Nicole Willers Melissa Danks Jenny Martin & Brigita Hansen Adele Haythornthwaite
Ordinary Member Scott Carver David Taggart Shelley Barker Gerhar Körtner Lindy Lumsden Ian Hume
Webmaster Jenny Sprent Liberty Olds Larry Perry & Philip Withers Larry Perry Larry Perry Larry Perry
Editor Ross Goldingay Ross Goldingay Bill Hosworth Ross Goldingay Bill Hosworth Bill Holsworth, Nereda Christian Mark Eldridge Mark Eldridge