ACT Chapter
Council And
Committees

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ACT Chapter Council and Committees

YOUR ELECTED MEMBERS

Chapter Council comprises elected members from the ACT and works with staff to guide the Chapter’s policy and program agenda. The ACT Chapter President, elected by local members, represents the territory’s interests on National Council as well as being a public spokesperson on local policy and Institute activities. 

ACT Chapter Councillors

Shoba Cole RAIA

Clarke Keller

Yuri Leong Maish RAIA

May + Russell Architects

Sander de Vries RAIA

SQC Architecture

Shannon Battisson RAIA

The Mill: Architecture + Design

Jack Shimada RAIA

Guida Moseley Brown Architects

John Ting RAIA

University of Canberra

Jane Cassidy RAIA

GHDWOODHEAD

 

ANDREW COLLINS RAIA

Collins Caddaye Architects

SCOTT HODGSON RAIA

Daryl Jackson Alastair Swayn Architects

Kamal Kopparapu RAIA

SQC Architecture

OWEN ABBOTT RAIA (EMAGN)

Owen David Architecture

Kaleyan Chan (Grad) (EmAGN)

May and Russell Architects

CHRIS SMITH (SONA)

University of Canberra

 

ACT Chapter Councillors 2020

Shannon Battisson RAIA – ACT PRESIDENT 2020

The Mill: Architecture + Design

Jane Cassidy RAIA

GHDWoodhead

Shoba Cole RAIA

Clarke Keller

John Guida RAIA

Guida Moseley Brown Architects

Scott Hodgson RAIA

Daryl Jackson Alastair Swayn Architects

Kamal Kopparapu RAIA

SQC Architecture

Sarah Lebner RAIA

Light House Architecture and Science

Philip Leeson FRAIA

Philip Leeson Architects

Jack Shimada RAIA

Guida Moseley Brown Architects

JOHN Ting RAIA

University of Canberra

Sander de vries RAIA

SQC Architecture

Owen Abbott RAIA (EmAGN)

Owen David Architecture

Kollie Chan (GRAD) (EmAGN)

May and Russell Architects

Damon Hughes (SONA)

University of Canberra

COMMITTEES and FORUMS

ACT Member Committees

Practice Committee

Chair – Sander de Vries RAIA

Sustainability COmmittee

Chair – Paul Barnett

Education Committee

Chair – Michael Jasper

Heritage Committee

Chair – Can Ercan

Small Practice Forum

Co-Chairs – Daniel Trevino and Ian Brumby

EmAGN COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs – Kaleyan Chan and Owen Abbott RAIA

sona committee
Chair – Damon Hughes
PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

HONOURS COMMITTEE

COMMITTEES and FORUMS

ACT Member Committees

Practice Committee

This committee considers matters relating to the practice of architecture in the ACT. The practice committee also actively interacts with the local government and the community in order to recognise and deliver quality architecture and a sustainable built environment. The committee contributes to ongoing training and CPD for the ACT membership including pre-registration learning through our PALS program.

Chair – Sander de Vries RAIA

Terms of Reference – Practice Committee

Sustainability Committee

Considerations and details of issues and policies relating to the natural and built environment are the concern of the Sustainability Committee.

Chair – Paul Barnett

Education Committee

The Education Committee is concerned with  matters relating to architectural education and the recognition of schools of architecture in the ACT.

Chair – Michael Jasper

Heritage Committee

This committee is responsible for the register of Significant 20th Century Architecture and issues relating to heritage and conservation of buildings. The committee writes citations for buildings and nominates buildings to the ACT Heritage List.

Chair – Can Ercan

Terms of Reference – Heritage Committee

Small Practice Forum

The Small Practice Forum is a group of members who work in small practices, a number of whom are in sole practice and/or work at home. The members of the Small Practice Forum organise their own agenda, which includes guest speakers and discussions with government officials on policy matters.

Co-Chairs – Daniel Trevino and Ian Brumby

Terms of Reference – Small Practice Group

Planning Committee

This committee is involved with issues relating to planning policy in the ACT. The committee draws on expertise from various ACT Chapter members responding to calls for comment.

Terms of Reference – Planning Committee

Honours Committee

The aim of this committee is to promote architecture to the community and recognise the work of our members. The committee assesses nominations for Institute and Civil Honours, and prepares documentation for submission to the National Honours Committee in support of nominations.

EmAGN Committee

This is a network for emerging architects and graduates of architecture in the ACT. To get involved, contact the Chapter team at act@architecture.com.au.

Co-Chairs – Kaleyan Chan and Owen Abbott RAIA

SONA Committee

This is a network for students of the built environment degrees. SONA provides opportunities for students to collaborate, learn and meet with each other as well as architects and associated professionals. 

University of Canberra Representative – Damon Hughes

 

Chapter Council Charter

THE Chapter COUNCIL CHARTER SETS OUT THE ROLE, COMPOSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF each Chapter COUNCIL OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS

Contact us

ACT Chapter
Australian Institute of Architects
PO Box 3373
Manuka ACT 2603

2a Mugga Way
Red Hill ACT 2603
P: 02 6208 2100
E: act@architecture.com.au

Our office can be tricky to find.
We are on the corner of Mugga Way,
Melbourne Ave & Tennyson Cres.

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