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Governance

At the top of the ACS structure is the ACS Management Committee which, within bounds set by the Associations Incorporations Act and the Society's Objects, Rules and National Regulations, controls and manages the Society. ACS Management Committee consists of the National Office Bearers (President, three Vice Presidents, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, National Treasurer), as well as the Chief Executive Officer and four National Congressional Representatives.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD

  • Mr Tony Errington

    CHAIR
    FACS

    Mr Errington is the Principal of Errington Consulting which has operated for 19 years, providing high level ICT and business consulting services to senior management in industry, the public sector, universities, TAFE colleges and private schools. Tony is a highly experienced consultant specializing in strategic planning, enterprise architecture, business improvement, corporate governance for ICT and business continuity planning.

  • Mr Michael Tuite

    MACS (Snr)

    Mr Tuite has had a diverse professional career spanning 35 years of teaching, ICT and business management. His ICT experience was primarily in public sector agencies in Canberra and Sydney progressing from software engineering through team leader to CIO positions at the National Film and Sound Archive and the National Archives of Australia. Michael graduated from the University of Sydney with a BSc (Mathematics) and Diploma of Education. He later graduated from the University of Canberra with a Grad Dip in IT.

  • Dr Rod Dilnutt

    FACS

    Dr Dilnutt is an experienced consultant with over 25 years’ experience. His professional experience includes: Director of William Bethwey & Associates, founded in 2002 and is an internationally recognised thought leader in Information Strategy & Architecture and Managing Change with global experience. Rod was awarded the iAwards - National ICT Professional of Year 2013. His academic background includes: Industry Fellow at The University of Melbourne for over 15 years; lectures in Higher Degree programmes including Organisational Change for IS Professionals, Enterprise Architecture, Knowledge Management, IS Strategy, and; is a sought-after expert in ‘Disruptive Technologies and Change’.

  • Mr George Koulakis

    MACS

    Mr Koulakis is a highly experienced professional with over twenty two years experience in the Information and Communications Technology industry specialising in systems delivery and service delivery management. Since 2008 he has been operating a IT consulting and training services company. George has a technical and business management consulting background and in recent years has worked with the NT Government and private sector organisations to foster greater local development of ICT skills. These efforts have included direct engagement with local and national Industry and Government bodies including organisations such as the ACS, Charles Darwin University, the NT Service Industries Training Advisory Council and the AIPM.

  • Mr Richard Host

    MACS (Snr)

    Mr Host is Chief Information Officer at Fire & Rescue NSW, having previously come from the private sector. He is responsible for the organisation's information systems, radio, voice and data communications and a large team of enthusiastic IT professionals. The portfolio includes systems for responding to emergency triple-zero calls and an SAP system supporting 100,000 people across the NSW Emergency Services. Two major initiatives being pursed include an ambitious analytics project to predict the future and respond before the emergency occurs and a "Work Anywhere" initiative that will transition staff to unmanaged devices operating over the internet.

  • Mr Danny Toohey

    MACS (Snr)

    Mr Toohey lectures at Murdoch University in the School of Engineering and Information Technology, in the areas of databases and business analytics. He has been at Murdoch since 2000 and was the Programme Chair of the Information Systems programme from 2003 to 2013. He is currently the Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching for the School and sits on the University Academic Courses and Accreditations and Learning & Teaching Committees. Danny has been nominated for various teaching excellence awards and was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence in Enhancing Learning in 2013, and a national Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning in 2014.

  • Mr Prosun Ghosh

    AACS

    Mr Ghosh manages Cognizant’s Human Resources, Talent Acquisition in the region. With over 14 years of experience with leading global players in IT services, software & consulting, Prosun has worked with a variety of engagements and as an Organization Chiropractor as well. Prosun also has extensive experience in Talent – Acquisition, Strategy & Development, has managed various programs of work covering the services lifecycle. Prosun holds an MBA from a leading APAC Business School and is an avid speaker, mentor to many groups and a self-confessed “digital disruptor”.

  • Dr Charlynn Miller

    FACS

    Dr Miller is the Associate Dean, Engagement in the Faculty of Health at Federation University Australia. Charlynn identifies, develops and supports a variety of partnership and engagement activities for the Faculty of Health at Federation University. As a researcher and educator, Charlynn has focused much of her efforts on the creation, evaluation and research of technology tools within learning and teaching.

  • Mr Wayne Knack

    FACS

    Previously, Director, Learning Futures at Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE. Mr Knack in 2011 was made an Honorary Life Member of the ACS for distinguished service. He was a long-serving member of the Queensland Branch Executive Committee, holding executive positions at Chapter (Treasurer and Chair) and Branch (Vice Chair and Chair) levels. He is a past Director of the ACS Professional Development Board.

  • Ms Rebecca Moore

    Ms Moore has 20 years Organisational Development and Change Management experience across the Banking & Finance, Pharmaceutical, Insurance and ICT sectors. She is a true business partner, passionate about discovering customer needs and partnering with the business to program manage strategically aligned interventions that deliver improved organisational capability and achievement of business goals.