Councillors and Officers

At the General Meeting 05/07/22 during the IAG2022 Conference the following new members were formally welcomed onto the IAG Council:

  • Vice-President (President Elect) – Professor Melissa Nursey-Bray
  • Honorary Secretary – Madeleine Page
  • Honorary Treasurer – Dr Paul Macfarlane (continuing)
  • Honorary Membership Secretary – Francisco Gelves-Gomez
  • Three Ordinary Councillor’s – Dr Claire Mouat (returning), Dr Michelle Lobo (returning) and Associate Professor Kirsten Martinus
  • One Postgraduate Student Councillor – Charlotte Jones
  • N.B. that Dr Meg Sherval is continuing in the appointed position of Communications Editor
  • Professor Jennifer Carter becomes President, and Professor Robyn Bartel becomes Vice-President (Immediate Past President).

Elected Officers:
Announced at General Meeting 05/07/22
at the IAG Conference in Armidale -


Professor Jennifer Carter
(University of the Sunshine Coast)


(President Elect)
Professor Melissa Nursey-Bray
(The University of Adelaide)


(Immediate Past President)
Professor Robyn Bartel
(Monash University)

Adjunct Professor Robyn Bartel
(University of New England)


Honorary Secretary:
Dr Madeleine Page
(University of the Sunshine Coast)


Honorary Treasurer:
Dr Paul McFarland
(University of New England)


Honorary Membership:
Francisco Gelves-Gomez
(University of the Sunshine Coast)


Honorary Communications Editor:
Dr Meg Sherval
(University of Newcastle)


IAG Councillors:

Dr Michele Lobo
(Deakin University)

Dr Kirsten Martinus
(University of Western Australia)

Dr Clare Mouat
(University of Western Australia)


Postgraduate Representative:
Charlotte Jones


Ex-Officio Members:

Editor Geographical Research
(has voting rights)
Professor Elaine Stratford


Public Officer
Ms Julie Kesby
PO Box 4343, Hawker ACT 2614


Secretary (Web)
Ms Julie Kesby


Representative of
Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA)
Dr Susan Caldis


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