Our
National
Council

Our
Governance

IPAA’s National Council generally meets three times each year and operates in accordance with its Constitution and Corporate Governance Charter.

Renee Leon

Andrew Metcalfe AO FIPAA is the IPAA National President. He is the former Secretary of the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

Samantha Palmer

Sam Palmer FIPAA is the IPAA National Secretary and represents IPAA ACT. She is General Manager Visitor Economy and Client Programs, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade).

Kevin Riley

Kevin Riley is the IPAA National Treasurer. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Charted Accountants (Australia and New Zealand) and a Fellow of CPA Australia.

Craig Allen

Mark Webb represents IPAA NSW. He is Chief Executive, NSW Department of Parliamentary Services, NSW Parliament.

Craig Allen

Vicki Telfer PSM represents IPAA Northern Territory. She is the Commissioner for Public Employment in the Northern Territory, Northern Territory Government.

John Bradley, IPAA Victoria President

John Bradley PSM represents IPAA Victoria. He is the Secretary, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Government of Victoria.

Erma Ranieri

Erma Ranieri PSM FIPAA represents IPAA South Australia. She is the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment, Government of South Australia.

Robert Setter

Deidre Mulkerin represents IPAA Queensland. She is the Director-General, Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs, Queensland Government.

Robert Setter

Melanie Brown represents IPAA Tasmania. She is Assistant Director, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Tasmanian Government.