Chapter Council
And Committees

Killora Bay | Lara Maeseele with Tanner Architects | Photographer: Adam Gibson

Tasmanian Chapter Council and Committees


Chapter Council comprises elected members from Tasmania and works with staff to guide the Chapter’s policy and program agenda. The Tasmanian 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. 

Tasmanian Chapter Councillors

Jono Buist RAIA

DCM – Design Construction Management

lucy burke-smith RAIA



Will Harkness Architecture

Kate symons RAIA

Studio Ilk

Gaetano Palmese RAIA

Gaetano Palmese Architects

Jason Licht RAIA

Licht Architecture


Preston Lane Architects

Hugh Maguire RAIA

Maguire and Devine Architects

Michael Loubser RAIA

Align.build Pty Ltd

Andrew Williamson FRAIA

IDW Architecture and Interiors

Christopher Shurman Associate RAIA  (EmAGN co-chair)
Aaron Lougoon RAIA (EMAGN co-chair)

Matt Gibson Architecture and Design

Pei kai tan (SONA Co-Rep)

University of Tasmania

karyn bogus (SONA CO-Rep)

Curtin University 

Committees and Task Groups

Tasmanian member committees

CPD Committee

Chair – vacant

Jonathan Pyefinch, RAIA | Luttrell Pyefinch Architects

Josh Crossin, RAIA | LXN Architecture

William Harkness, RAIA

Chris Shurman 


In recess

Practice Committee

Misho Vasiljevich, RAIA | Misho & Associates – Chair

Andrew Grimsdale, FRAIA | Cumulus

Andrew Shurman, RAIA

Georgina Russell, RAIA | Core Collective Architects

Kate Symons, RAIA | Studio Ilk Architecture & Interiors

Martin Simpson, RAIA | Edwards + Simpson

Megan Baynes, RAIA | City of Hobart

Peter Gaggin, FRAIA | Philp Lighton Architects

Sarah Lindsay, RAIA | LXN Architecture

Stephen Geason, RAIA | cykel architecture

Sustainability Committee

Mark Dewsbury, Affiliate RAIA | University of Tasmania – Chair

Detlev Geard FRAIA

Riq de Carvalho, RAIA | Design Carvalho

Steven Spizick, RAIA | Steven Spizick Architect

Stuart McKenzie Hall, RAIA | NEXT 50 Architects

Uta Green, RAIA | Green Design Architects

Significant Architecture Task Group

Beven Rees FRAIA | Bevan Rees Architect

Genevieve Lilley RAIA | Genevieve Lilley Architects

Jason Licht, RAIA | Licht Architecture

Paul Johnston RAIA | Paul Johnston Architects

Women in Architecture Committee (The Findlay Project)

Sophie Bence, RAIA | Bence Mulcahy – Chair

EmAGN Committee

Aaron Lougoon, RAIA | Matt Gibson Architecture + Design – Co-chair

Kathrine Vand, RAIA Grad. | Core Collective Architects – Co-chair

Abby Hibberd, RAIA Grad. | JAWSArchitects

Andrew Campbell, RAIA | Partners Hill

Anna Labuda RAIA Grad. | Xsquared Architects

Emily Hunt RAIA Grad. | Maguire and Devine Architects

Freya Solomon, RAIA Grad. | Circa Morris-Nunn

Georgina Russell, RAIA | Core Collective Architects

Hugh Jones, RAIA Grad. | MCA Architects

Tim Blakeway, RAIA | Cumulus

Tommy Yeo | Crump Architects

Chris Shurman 

Tasmanian Architecture Awards Task Force

Catherine Williams, RAIA Grad. | JAWSArchitects

Claire Austin, RAIA | Cumulus

David Button, FRAIA

Fred Ward, FRAIA | 1+2 Architecture

Gaetano Palmese, RAIA | Gaetano Palmese Architects

Neal Mackintosh, FRAIA | JAWSArchitects

Rachel Licht, RAIA | Preston Lane

Open House Hobart/Launceston Working Group

Abby Hibberd, RAIA Grad. | JAWSArchitects

Gabby Phillips, RAIA | Taylor and Hinds Architects

Genevieve Lilley, RAIA | Genevieve Lilley Architects

Lachlan Taylor, RAIA Grad.

Megan Baynes, RAIA | City of Hobart

Nicky Adams, RAIA | Terroir

Antony Cox

Brendan Lennard

Holly Thurston-Doyle

Jo Hickman | Designful

Loren Bates

Natasha Newman

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

Tasmanian Chapter
Australian Institute of Architects

1/19a Hunter Street
Hobart, TAS 7000

P: +61 3 6214 1500
E: tas@architecture.com.au


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