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SERVICE

Service to Professional Associations 
 

Leadership (Current)
2018 - Current, President and Member of the Board of Advisors, International Positive Education Association Education Division (IPPAEd)

Service (Current)

2019 - Current, Council Appointed member of the St Peter's Woodlands Grammar School Inc School Council.

2019 - Current, member of the Positive Education Schools Association South Australian Chapter (PESA-SA),

2015 – Current; Appointed 1 of 50 Global Representatives for the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) from 28 different countries.

Leadership & Service (Past)

2018 - 2019; Chair of the Positive Education Schools Association South Australian Chapter (PESA-SA), by members from Catholic Education SA, Lutheran Schools SA, NT & WA, Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) and independent schools (Office Term ends February 2019).

2017 - 2018; Chair of the Positive Education Schools Association South Australian Chapter (PESA-SA), by members from Catholic Education SA, Lutheran Schools SA, NT & WA, Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) and independent schools (Office Term ends February 2018).2016 – 2017; Secretary of the Positive Education Schools Association South Australian Chapter (PESA-SA), by members from Catholic Education SA, Lutheran Schools SA, NT & WA, Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) and independent schools (Office Term ended February 2017).

2011 - 2018; Education Committee, St Mark's College, Adelaide

2009 - 2016; Impact Think Tank. The Reach Foundation, Melbourne.
2008 - 2009; Co-opted Member of Standing Committee Australasia Association of International Baccalaureate Schools (AAIBS) for Victoria.

Volunteer Service Conference Committees (Abstract & Scientific)
Leadership

2018 - Current; World Congress Lead for International Positive Psychology Association (IPPAEd) Education Division.

2017 - 2016; World Congress Lead for International Positive Psychology Association (IPPAEd) Education Division.

Abstract Review Committee Membership

2018; Abstract Review Committee for The World Positive Education Accelerator: 2nd Festival of Positive Education + Appreciative Inquiry Summit, June 25028, 2018, Fort Worth Convention Center, Texas, USA.
2016; Practice Review Committee for 5th International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) World Congress, Montreal, Canada.
2016; 5th Australian Positive Psychology Conference Scientific Committee - South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute 22 – 24 September 2016 (SAHMRI).
2016; 1st International Positive Education Network (IPEN) Festival InterContinental Dallas Abstract Review Committee.
2015; Practice Review Committee for 4th International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) World Congress, Florida, USA
2014; Keynote and Paper Selection Committee Flourishing in Faith: Positive Psychology, Theology and Education a partnership with St Peter’s College - Adelaide and St Barnabas’ Theological College
2013; Practice Review Committee for 3rd International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) World Congress, Los Angeles, USA


Volunteer Service Conference (Organizing Committee)

Leadership

2017; Chair, Conference Organizing Committee for South Australian Chapter Conference Positive Education Schools Association (PESA-SA) at St Peter’s College - Adelaide, Adelaide.  

2015; Chair - Conference Organizing, Inaugural National Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) at St Peter’s College – Adelaide.

2007; Chair of Organising Committee Chairman for Victorian IB Schools Awards Ceremony and Art Exhibition for over 12 IB Schools, 100 works with 1800 attending.2007; Chair - Organising Committee for Victorian and Tasmanian IB World Schools for IB Awards, ceremony for over 12 IB Schools with 500 attendees.2007; Chair - Organising Committee for Victorian and Tasmanian IB World Schools Australian and Visual Arts Theory of Knowledge Symposium at Geelong Grammar School.

 

Committee Member
2016; Conference Organizing Committee, 5th Australian Positive Psychology Conference - South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute 22 – 24 September 2016 (SAHMRI).
2014; Co-opted Conference Steering Committee – 2nd Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) South Australian Branch.
2014; Co-opted Conference Steering Committee Flourishing in Faith: Positive Psychology, Theology and Education a partnership with St Peter’s College - Adelaide and St Barnabas’ Theological College.
2014; Co-opted Conference Steering Committee, 4th Australian Positive Psychology and Well-being Conference “Developing a Sustained Impact” 7-9 February 2014. The University of Melbourne.
2013; Conference Steering Committee –1st Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) South Australian Branch for 120 and 180+ delegates.
2013; Co-opted Organising Committee of Journey to Well-being Conference at Seymour College (joint initiative of Scotch College, Seymour College, Mt Barker High School and St Peter’s College - Adelaide).
2013; Co-opted Steering Committee, 4th Australian Positive Psychology and Well-being Conference at Melbourne Graduate School of Education.
2010; Co-opted Member of the Steering Committee for the 2nd Australian Positive Psychology and Well-being Conference at Monash University.