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Queensland Military Historical Society Inc.

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[MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE -  2017]

 

RON MCILLWAINE - President.

Has a reputation as a manager and facilitator.

He has interests in Queensland military history and been involved in Society leadership on the committee, as President, since 2014. Has recently been involved in the Construction and Dedication of the Boer War Memorial Canberra.

With a specialist interest in public engagement and management he is supporting the Society by being involved in providing guidance in process management.

Ron McElwaine is currently involved in management initiatives and is assisting the Society through change into its future.

ANGELINO KULENDRAN - Treasurer.

Has a reputation as a financial manager of non-profit organisations.

He is a qualified member of CPA Australia and worked in private, government and non-profit organisations, both overseas and in Australia. His interests are in bridging the gap between financial reporting and operational reporting and the contribution finance teams can make to improve the effectiveness of an organisation.

With specialist interest in accounting and finance he is supporting the Society by being involved in providing expert advice on financial reporting and operational reporting and money management.

Angelino Kulendran is currently involved in accounting professionally and over the years has written extensively in contemporary issues facing Management Accounting, has won awards and presented articles and research at public conferences.  With a keen interest in finance and  operations he is hoping to help the Society better understand and develop its financial earnings by using his expertise from accounting, management and research.

BRIAN ROUGH - Committee Member.

Has a reputation as an historian in the Community.

He has interests in Australian military history, historical re-enactment, and archaeology and has been involved in local government heritage protection.

With a specialist interest in the military and naval forces of 19th century Queensland he is supporting the Society by being involved in providing expert advice in collection research, policy, administration and governance.

Brian Rough is a freelance historian and over the years has authored and co-authored many articles and publications including Brisbane City Council's Brisbane 150 Stories (2009) and A Most Promising Corps: citizen soldiers in colonial Queensland (2010). With a keen interest in the past and a passion for history he is hoping to help the Society understand and develop its collection by using his expertise from management conservation, historical projects and research.

ALYSSA CARROLL - Committee Member.

Has a reputation as an event co-ordinator.

She has interests in event planning and public engagement and been involved in fundraising and day event co-ordination.

With a specialist interest in fundraising for varying projects she is supporting the Society by being involved in providing expert advice in Education, event co-ordination and planning.

Alyssa Carroll is currently involved in events and public participation and is hoping to help the Society better engage its members and the general community by using her expertise from the Education Industry.

JAMES HONDROS - Committee Member.

Has a reputation as a change manager in small to medium sized business.

His interest in Visual Art & History extends to Military Fine Art in Queensland and has been involved in a number of commissions, preservation projects, creative design strategies and policy implementation programmes.

With specialist experience in management and leadership development within both the Print industry and Disability services, he is supporting the Society by being involved in providing advice in organisational behaviour, operations and resource management.

James Hondros is currently volunteer coordinator and involved in leading numerous library and archive collection development and management projects for the Society.

WARREN TAPP - Vice President.

Warren Tapp is currently Vice President of the Society.

He has a background of 25 years in the Army and has served as a Director or Chairman on 25 Boards or Committees. He has a keen interest in military history and military museums and is pleased to contribute his skills and expertise in governance, finance, strategy and risk management to QMHS.  

His interest is also in growing our collection while developing membership growth and communication as well as wider community awareness of QMHS and its aims.

WILLIAM CARROLL - Secretary.

Has a reputation as an administrator in volunteer organisations.

He has interests in Military history and been involved training in the Australian Army Cadets. With a specialist interest in development and administration he is supporting the Society by being involved in providing expert advice in office management and collection conservation practice.

William Carroll is currently involved in office management and is hoping to assist the Society better use its records for the benefit of researchers by using his expertise from managing record collections and administration roles.

DAVID SWIFT - Committee Member.

Has a reputation as an archivist in the Australian Government.

He has interests in Australian history and been involved in developing administrating and managing public access and preservation.

With a specialist interest in development and collections he is supporting the Society by being involved in providing expert advice in collection management, conservation, governance and policy.

David Swift is currently involved in collection management and is hoping to help the Society better use its collection for the benefit of the community by using his expertise from managing archival collections and public research.

 

ANGELA KOULOURIS - Committee Member.

Has a reputation as a town planner in the Brisbane City Council.

She has interests in Queensland museum and heritage studies, and been involved in Regional and Town Planning in both the private and public sector.

With a specialist interest in the heritage of Brisbane she is supporting the Society by being involved in providing expert advice in collection engagement, preservation and objects management.

Angela Koulouris is currently involved in development and engagement and is hoping to help the Society to better promote its collection and increase public awareness on local heritage matters by using her expertise from museum and heritage work.

PETER CROSSMAN - Committee Member.

Was an economist and statistician in academia and government.

His professional interests are in economics, finance and, especially, mathematical and official statistics.  He was involved in economic and financial modelling and statistical analysis and research in Australia and overseas, as well as holding senior administrative and managerial posts.  Since retirement he has been able to focus on his interest in the Great War and understanding more about the characteristics of the men and women who served in that conflict.

With a specialist interest in development, public engagement and financial operations he is supporting the Society by being involved in providing expert advice in historical research.  He is a 2017 State Library of Queensland Q ANZAC 100 Fellow with his project being to enable the systematic and comprehensive registering and recording of statistics and stories for the names on all memorial rolls of the Great War in the State.

Peter Crossman is currently involved in research and is aiming to generate new activities within the Society using his expertise from academic and government backgrounds and building on the Fellowship project.