Organising Committees

Each competing region was managed by a committee.  The names listed below are for OzCLO 2014.



Steering Committee
  • Dr Verna Rieschild (Chair)
  • Dr Diego Moll√°-Aliod (Treasurer)
  • Dr Mary Laughren (Problems)
  • Dr Andrea Schalley (Online competition)
  • Dr Ines Anton-Mendez
  • Cathy Bow
  • Dr John Henderson
  • Dr Barbara Kelly
  • Dr Elisabeth Mayer
  • Dr Colette Mrowa-Hopkins
  • Alexander Stanley (Webmaster)


The Australian Capital Territory Committee
  • Dr. Elisabeth Mayer (Chair)
  • Dr. Rachel Hendery
  • Dr. Jennifer Hendricks
  • Prof. Jane Simpson
  • Alexandra Grant


New South Wales North Committee (New England region and northern NSW)
  • Dr Ines Anton-Mendez
  • Prof. Margaret Sharpe
  • Sophia Waters


New South Wales South Committee (Sydney and surrounding regions)
  • Dr Verna Rieschild (Macquarie University)
  • Dr Mengistu Amberber (University of NSW)
  • Dr Michael Proctor (Macquarie University)
  • Dr Allison Moore (University of Wollongong)
  • Dr Britta Jensen
  • Greg Flannery (University of Sydney)


Northern Territory
  • Cathy Bow
  • Helen Harpern
  • Mary Laughren
  • Cris Edmonds-Wathen
  • Samantha Disbray
  • Paul Black
  • Chie Adachi
  • Ganesh Koramannil
  • Meera Ganeshkumar


Queensland Local Committee
  • Dr Andrea Schalley (Chair)
  • Karin Barac
  • Dr Adriana Diaz
  • Dr Susana Eisenchlas
  • Dr Diana Guillemin
  • Dr Mary Laughren
  • Dr Felicity Meakins
  • Dr Ilana Mushin
South Australian Committee
  • Dr Colette Mrowa-Hopkins (Chair)
  • Dr Robert Amery
  • Jennifer Biggs
  • Dr Tim Curnow
  • Dr Ian Green


Victorian Local Committee
  • Dr Barbara Kelly (Chair)
  • Dr Rachel Nordlinger
  • Jill Vaughan
  • Lauren Gawne


Western Australian Local Committee
  • Dr John Henderson (Chair)