Each Councillor is elected by members at the AGM. The AIOH Council is responsible for managing the business affairs of the Institute. The AIOH's Rules and Statement of Purpose is the document that governs AIOH operations and the objectives and activities of the Institute.
Organisation: Cole Health, Director
OH Specialisation: Occupational health risk management in a range of high-risk industries; silicosis prevention; COVID-19 management in the workplace; ventilation; respiratory protection.
Other interests: I’m a strong advocate for the protection of worker health across many sectors, and am involved in several national and State committees regulating protection for healthcare workers and COVID as well as construction workers and respirable crystalline silica.
Reason for being on Council: Occupational hygienists provide a unique and vital contribution to creating safer Australian workplaces. For us to make that contribution, we need to be proactive, engage in the public debate, and ensure we’re heard when it comes to key decisions that impact worker health protection. I hope to continue on the great work of previous Councils in advocating for our profession and demonstrating the important role we have in protecting worker health.
Organisation: MD, Active Environmental Solutions.
OH Specialisation: Mining, Oil & Gas, OH Assessment Instrumentation and Risk Assessments.
MSc (OH&T), COH, FAIOH
Organisation: Chevron P/L
OH Specialisation: Tracey’s work experience includes in industry has included technical and leadership roles in Australia and the US. With experience in construction safety, operations and maintenance of major hazard facilities, Tracey understands workplace exposures and what needs to change in order to get better health outcomes for Australian workers. Most recently she has focused on pandemic response for a multinational workforce and raising profile of dust disease in Australian workplaces.
Reason for being on Council: Tracey was delighted to join the AIOH 2022 Council in 2022 , having joined the Board of Directors of its charitable arm the AIOH Foundation in 2021 and service on AIOH Council in 2017 and 2018. The mission to protect worker health and promote what occupational hygienists can do is her driver.
PhD, MSc (OHP), BAppSc (OHS) (Honours), COH, MAIOH
Organisation: The University of Queensland.
OH Specialisation: Occupational hygiene education and research, chemical risk management, heat stress monitoring and assessment.
Other interests: In addition to being a COH, I’m also a Fellow and Certified Charted member of the AIHS and am passionate about protecting worker health and safety and the continuing education and professional development of both the general OHS profession as well as the occupational hygiene profession. In my spare time a like spending time with family and friends and enjoy drawing and painting.
Reason for being on Council: I have always enjoyed being actively involved in the professional associations I am a member of and enjoy giving back to the profession. I have been a member of the AIOH PD&E Committee and also Chair of this committee for many years and felt it was a good opportunity to contribute further by nominating for Council. I am particularly interested in helping to grow our profession, the ongoing professional development of members, and the promotion and recognition of the important role of occupational hygienist’s in protecting and improving worker health.
MAIOH, COH, MSc
Organisation: ADE Group
OH Specialisation: Health and Hygiene Management Systems, Chemical risk management and Baseline Occupational Hygiene Risk Assessment.
Other interests: Representative on the AIOH Awards Committee, pervious Director AIOH Foundation, member of Bayside Kiwanis Club.
Reason for being on Council: I am excited to be a part of the AIOH Council to assist AIOH to the next level as a priority association for occupational health and hygiene in Australia. I am passionate about workers health in Australia and reducing occupational illness across all industries. The continued raising awareness on health risk assessment, exposure assessment and most importantly implementation of robust controls is vital to this success. I believe that the council can raise importance of industry using qualified occupational hygienists will improve these outcomes.
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