Meet our team

Meet the ACT Council

The Council assists in providing guidance and strategic input into the direction of the Division.

The ACT Council

The ACT Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has an ACT Council to assist in guidance and strategic input into the direction of the Division. The Council also approves all membership applications and subsequent upgrades of membership.


The Role of the Council

The role and duties of the Council is are set out in clause 2 of the Division Council Charter. Key Division Council governance documents can be found here.


Council Members

With effect from 6 November 2021, your ACT Division Councillors are:

  • Anne-Marie Perret GAICD (Division President)
  • Jennifer Bennett GAICD
  • Ilea Buffier FAICD
  • David Carr GAICD
  • Russell Eade GAICD
  • Zoe Piper GAICD
  • Dr Michael Schaper FAICD (Division Director, AICD Board)
  • Kate Waterford GAICD
  • Christine Williams FAICD

Council Procedures

A Council generally consists of at least five and not more than eleven members, with up to six Councillors elected by the members of the Division. Each Council appoint a President who serves for a period of up to three years at the discretion of the Council. Each Council also nominates one of its members, often the Division President, for appointment to the Australian Institute of Company Directors board for a period of up to three years. If the Councillor is appointed by the board to serve as a Division Director, that Councillor will also continue as a member of the Council (as the Division Director Councillor) while they hold the position of Division Director.

Elected Council members must retire at the end of their three-year term; however, a retiring member may be eligible for re-election. Generally, the maximum time a Council member may serve on the Council without Board approval is nine consecutive years.

For more information on the role of the Council, please view the Division Council governance documents available above.

Meet the ACT team

We have a dedicated team of staff to assist with any member queries and requests for information.

Members & Clients - ACT

  • Suzanne Schultz FAICD - State Manager, ACT
  • Jonathan Cale GAICD - Account Manager
  • Pia Wehrs - Team Coordinator

Our ACT Programs team deliver our extensive schedule of courses and events.

  • Kylie Ingram AAICD - Program Manager
  • Robyn Boak - Program Executive
  • Sean Gladman - Program Coordinator
  • Michael Kendrick - Program Coordinator

Our Business Centre and Member Lounge team look after your needs when you visit our location.

  • Eman Khairi – Business Centre Member Lounge Coordinator

Members & Clients – National (based in ACT)

Our Membership Experience team are available to speak with you about membership, your ongoing professional development and questions you may have about being or becoming a director.

  • Morgan Ferrier - Membership Partner – Development

Advocacy – National (based in ACT)

  • Phil Butler GAICD - Sector Leader, Not for Profit