Our People

Our Board

IPAA Victoria’s Board currently consists of 10 members and the Chief Executive Officer (ex officio). Our Board members are engaged across the public purpose sector in Victoria including federal, state, and local governments and the corporate sector.

John Bradley

Secretary, Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

President
Chair, Executive Committee

Co-opted August 2020
Elected 2020
Re-elected 2022

Tracey Slatter

Chief Executive Officer, Transport Accident Commission

Deputy President
Member, Executive Committee
Member, Awards Advisory Committee

Elected 2019
Re-elected 2021
Re-elected 2023

IPAA Victoria Fellow 2013
IPAA National Fellow 2023

Dean Yates

Partner, Oceania Central Agencies Leader and Victorian Government Leader and Financial Accounting Advisory Services, EY

Chair, Audit, Finance & Risk Committee
Member, Executive Committee

Elected 2016
Re-elected 2018, 2020
Appointed 2022, to AGM 2023
Appointed 2023, to AGM 2024

IPAA Victoria Fellow 2010
IPAA National Fellow 2019

Clare Amies

Chief Executive Officer, genU

Member, Audit, Finance and Risk Committee
Member, Strategic Advisory Reference Group

Appointed 2018
Elected 2019
Re-elected 2021
Re-elected 2023

IPAA Victoria Fellow 2021

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Jenny Atta

Secretary, Department of Education

Member, Audit, Finance and Risk Committee

Appointed 2023, to AGM 2024

IPAA Victoria Fellow 2019
Appointed 2023, to AGM 2024

William Babington

Chief Data Officer, Salvation Army

Chair, Strategic Advisory Reference Group

Elected 2022

Nicole Brady

Deputy Secretary, Reform & Planning, Department of Health

Chair, Awards Advisory Committee

Elected 2022

Dr Marija Maher

Chief Operating Officer, Victorian Ombudsman

Member, Strategic Advisory Reference Group 

Elected 2023

Josef Oduwo

Chief Information Officer, Corporate Services Division, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Member, Audit, Finance and Risk Committee

Elected 2021
Re-elected 2023

Angela Singh

Regional Director – North Western Victoria Region, Department of Education

Chair, Aboriginal Advisory Committee
Member, Awards Advisory Committee

Co-opted 2019
Elected 2019
Re-elected 2021
Appointed 2023 to AGM 2024

IPAA Victoria Fellow 2014

Amanda Stevens

Chief Executive Officer

Secretary to the Board and ex-officio Board Member

Appointed January 2024

 

Our Team

Ross Battaglia

Strategic Communications and Engagement Manager

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Darren Bloomfield

Chief Operating Officer

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Bianca Bryant

Finance & Systems Accountant

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Sam Cameron

Project Officer

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Cady Ferguson

Program Director

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Jess Geldart

Learning and Development Lead

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Kelly Kayne

Professional Development and Events Lead

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Karina Lee

Strategic Advisor

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Kirsty Legge

Marketing Coordinator

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Ice Liu

Ice Liu

Business Manager

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Adam Serry

Member Engagement Lead

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Beth Shanks

Membership Coordinator

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Amanda Stevens

Amanda Stevens

Chief Executive Officer

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Kathy Xu

Advisor – Strategic Policy and Thought Leadership

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Our Committees

Our Advisory Committees

Awards

  • Nicole Brady, Chair (IPAA Victoria Board Member) – LinkedIn
  • Tracey Slatter, Deputy Chair (IPAA Victoria Board Member) – LinkedIn
  • Angela Singh (IPAA Victoria Board Member) – LinkedIn
  • Kathryn Anderson – LinkedIn
  • Fin Bird – LinkedIn
  • Simon Corden – LinkedIn
  • Helen Vaughan – LinkedIn
  • Darren Whitelaw – LinkedIn
  • Jennifer Wolcott – LinkedIn 

Aboriginal Advisory

Strategic Advisory Reference Group 

  • Will Babington, Chair (IPAA Victoria Board Member) – LinkedIn
  • Clare Amies (IPAA Victoria Board Member) – LinkedIn
  • Dr Marija Maher (IPAA Victoria Board Member) LinkedIn
  • Prof. Jenny Lewis
  • Sam Hannah-Rankin – LinkedIn
  • Gary Atherton – LinkedIn 

    Our Board Committees

    Audit, Finance and Risk

    • Dean Yates (Chair) – LinkedIn
    • Clare Amies (IPAA Victoria Board Member) – LinkedIn
    • Jenny Atta (IPAA Victoria Board Member)
    • Josef Oduwo (IPAA Victoria Board Member) – LinkedIn
    • Paul Broderick PSM – LinkedIn
    • Shawn Leong – LinkedIn 

    Executive

    • John Bradley (President) – LinkedIn
    • Tracey Slatter (Deputy President) – LinkedIn
    • Dean Yates (Chair, Audit, Finance and Risk Committee) – LinkedIn