Executive Committee

The Executive committee is appointed by the Board of Directors. The committee includes elected office-bearers and co-opted members from a number of institutions in Australia and New Zealand. Monthly meetings are held online and the committee reports formally to the Board of Directors at the Annual General and Mid-year Meetings.

Elected members

  • Chair – Professor Kirsten Holmes
  • First Vice Chair – Dr Edmund Goh
  • Second Vice Chair – Professor Karen Smith
  • Treasurer – Dr Paul Whitelaw
  • Secretary – Professor Erica Wilson

Co-opted members

  • Conference Convenor – Associate Professor Leonie Lockstone-Binney
  • Immediate Past Chair – Associate Professor Judith Mair
  • Immediate Past Conference Convenors – Professor Marianna Sigala | Dr Paul Whitelaw
  • PhD/ECR bursaries – Dr Naomi Dale
  • PhD/ECR workshop – Dr Ina Reichenberger
  • PhD Student representative – Ms Jess Sanggyeong
  • Journal and publications – Professor Marianna Sigala
  • Kindred association liaison – Dr  Julia Albrecht
  • Marketing and communications – Dr Effie Steriopoulos
  • Special Interest Group co-ordinator – Dr Wendy Hillman
  • Committee members
    • Dr Michael Hughes
    • Ms Mahdis Madani
    • Anastasia Yeark
    • Ms Isabella Ye

Other contacts

  • Public Officer – Dr Jennie Small
  • Secretariat – Mrs Penny Jose
  • Ms Jess Sanggyeong Je

    Griffith University

  • Associate Professor Leonie Lockstone-Binney

    Tourism, Sport & Hotel Management, Chair CAUTHE 2022 Conference

    Griffith University

  • Ms Mahdis Madani


    University of Otago

  • Dr Ina Reichenberger

    School of Management

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Ms Isabella Ye

    Business School

    University of Queensland

  • Ms Anastasia Yeark

    Kaplan Business School

  • Dr Edmund Goh

    Edith Cowan University

  • Professor Karen Smith

    Victoria Management School

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Dr Paul A. Whitelaw

    The Hotel School, Southern Cross University

  • Professor Erica Wilson

    School of Business and Tourism

    Southern Cross University

  • Dr Jennifer Small

    Management Discipline Group

    University of Technology Sydney

  • Professor Kirsten Holmes

    School of Marketing

    Curtin University

  • Associate Professor Judith Mair

    UQ Business School

    University of Queensland

  • Professor Marianna Sigala

    Department of Business

    University of Piraeus

  • Dr Julia Albrecht

    University of Otago

  • Associate Professor Naomi Dale

    Faculty of Business, Government & Law

    University of Canberra

  • Dr Wendy Hillman

    Institute for Health and Social Science Research

    Central Queensland University

  • Dr Michael Hughes

    Environmental and Conservation Sciences

    Murdoch University

  • Dr Effie Steriopoulos

    Higher Education and Quality

    William Angliss Institute

  • Ms Penny Jose