Congratulations (and welcome back) to the IAP2A directors
Welcome to Melissa Creber who is joining the IAP2 Australasia Board, and congratulations to Joel Levin and Tony Clark for their re-appointment.
The three directors were confirmed at the Annual General Meeting held Wednesday, 27 October 2021.
Find out more about each of the new and re-elected directors below:
Melissa Creber is an Associate with Aurecon, where she currently leads the NSW/ACT Communication and Engagement team. In addition to leading people and projects, Melissa drives her team’s capability in mitigating social risk and employing best practice engagement.
As a young Director with an active career in the industry, Melissa brings a fresh perspective to the IAP2 Australasia Board, with a commitment to advancing the professionalism of the practice with diverse thinking, creativity and innovation. Melissa strives to build more effective links to younger members.
Tony Clark brings together a wealth of experience in leading transformation through the challenging political and economic landscape. Taking a community focused approach, Tony brings over 25 years of experience. Having lost his eyesight at the age of 21, Tony harnesses his blindness as a great strength bringing a unique perspective to inclusion and diversity.
As the Assistant Director for Planning and Capital Projects, Communications and Engagement for Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority, Tony is working to implement communication and engagement systems that will not only ensure smooth project outcomes but will also deliver value creation to the broader community resulting in jobs, improved economic growth and better outcomes. Tony’s term commenced in October 2018.
Joel is a long-term member, founding coordinator of IAP2 in WA, Ambassador, trainer and engagement practitioner. Joel has previously sat on the IAP2 Board and wants to see IAP2 continue to grow and become a member driven association, supporting the development of the practice and influencing government policy, to contribute to a more engaged community. For the past 15 years, Joel has run his own consulting practice working across sectors, across the country and also working internationally with the United Nations on developing engagement practice across the asia-pacific region. Joel’s term commenced in October 2018.
And a massive thank you to our exiting director, Amy Hubbard, for all your hard work, dedication and enthusiasm.