Members are encouraged to actively participate and urged get involved by serving on Committees and Working Groups at various stages of their career.
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Chair: Melanie Windust
Members: Alan Rogers, Kerrie Burton, Samantha Clarke and Kate Cole (as current AIOH President).
Purpose: To advise Council on matters relating to awards and sponsorships; liaise with all sponsors, prepare agreements and ensure smooth running of activities between sponsors and AIOH; liaise with the Conference Committee to ensure consistency across sponsorship areas and agreements; liaise with AIOH Office to send out notifications of awards to members, acceptance of nominations; and process awards in a confidential and timely manner, review award applicants and make recommendations to Council.
Board Chair: Adelle Liebenberg
Board members: Morne De Beer, Jenifer Hines, Gavin Wellings, Naree Carton and Linda Apthorpe.
Purpose of the board: To evaluate applications for Certification and assess conferences, seminars and other professional activities for certification maintenance points. The Certification Board performs the following activities:
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Committee Chairs: Kate Cole
Committee members: Beau Medina, Kelly Jaunzems, Ash Boss and Anthony Hope.
Purpose of the committee / Mission statement: To promote and support the Institute and members through the various communications media.
Chair: David Chambers
Committee Members: Clive Paige, Michael Tkaczuk, Jeremy Trotman, Terry Elms, Mark Russell, Elaine Lindars, Samatha Clarke and Heidi Scott.
Purpose: To provide advice and guidance to the AIOH Executive Committee and the AIOH membership on ethical matters that arise within or affecting the Institute.
Chair: Tracey Bence
Committee Members: Kate Cole, Sharann Johnson, Peter Knott, Dino Pisaniello and Shelley Rowett.
Purpose: The role of the External Affairs Committee is Strategic Advisory Committee is to:
Committee Chair: Michael Shepherd
Committee Members: Gavin Irving (Qld), Michael Weller (NSW), Dustin Bennett (QLD), Peter Knott (NSW), Andy McCarthy (SA), Jwalit Parik (SA), Giovani Sessarego (WA), Alan Williams (TAS) Heather Rowsell (NSW) and Mitchell Thompson (NSW).
Purpose of the Committee: Ensuring the review of Full Member and Provisional Member applications is consistently performed in accordance with the AIOH Rules and Statement of Purpose.
Chair: Jason Green
Committee Members: Jason Green, Samantha Forster, Brett Young, Anthony Bamford, Simon Ercole, Milan Patel, Dean Gleeson, Daniela Cisternas and Luke Ripper.
Purpose: Identify and match mentors and mentees within AIOH
Purpose: Track existing pairs and provide support and encouragement. Agree on and document process for annual review for mentors. Prepare case studies for newsletters as publicity/encouragement. Prepare material for mentors to help with candidates with COH success.
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Chair: Noel Tresider
Committee Members: Kelly Johnstone, Sue Reed, Ken Osakwe, Jane Whitelaw, Tegan Dixon, Ritesh Parl and Adelle Liebenberg.
Purpose: To assist the AIOH Executive and Council in meeting the needs of its members and the broader community of occupational hygiene professionals for education and continuing professional development.
Committee Chairs: Mark Reggers
Committee members: Melanie Cox, Kerrie Burton, Julie Norris, Peter McGarry, Julie Moore Heidi Scott, Sebastian Rasche and Jane Whitelaw
Purpose of the committee / Mission statement: The RESP-FIT Board will provide oversight and administration of the RESP-FIT program for the accreditation of respirator fit-testers and approval of courses, with assistance from a team of RESP-FIT examiners and assessors.
Chair: Aleks Todorovic
Committee Members: Kate Cole, Alan Rogers and Yanel Lara.
Purpose: The role of the Risk, Audit, Finance, Quality (RAFQ) Committee is to assist the Council to fulfill governance requirements and oversee the AIOH responsibilities related to financial reporting, internal document and procedure management control systems, operating business and financial risk management system quality and audit functions. RAFQ provides an independent, informed and expert function to oversee, monitor and report to the Council on AIOH's exposure to various business risks.
The work of the Committee is to fulfill the following objectives:
The duties and responsibilities of the RAFQ Committee are to:
Committee Chair: Robert Golec
Committee members: Ian Firth, Linda Apthorpe, Nathan Aust, Greg O’Donnell, Alan Rogers, Stephen Turner, Louise Burt, Lee Cherry, Zachary du Preez, Tim White and Geza Benke.
Purpose of the committee / Mission statement: The Workplace Exposure Assessment Committee provides expert guidance and comment to the exposure standards setting process at a State and National level and internationally where appropriate, through development of AIOH Position Papers, AIOH guidance publications or comment on relevant Standards, Regulations and Codes of Practice. The Committee's remit is to confirm that the revision of exposure standards, and other relevant Standards and Codes of Practice, are valid and based on good occupational hygiene and scientific principles. The Committee is also concerned with the integrity of the exposure assessment process whereby sampling results for airborne contaminants are compared against exposure standards.
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