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 by teleconference with the committee reporting to the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting.

Elected members

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

Co-opted members

  • Conference Convenor/s – Prof Kirsten Holmes | Dr Edmund Goh
  • Immediate Past Chair – Associate Professor Judith Mair
  • Immediate Past Conference Convenor – Dr Tracy Harkison | Dr David Williamson
  • PhD/ECR bursaries – Dr Naomi Dale
  • PhD Student Representative – Ms Mahdis Madani
  • Publications – Professor Marianna Sigala
  • Committee member – Dr  Julia Albrecht
  • Committee member – Dr Michael Hughes
  • Committee member – Dr Ina Reichenberger
  • Committee member – Anastasia Yeark
  • Committee member – Ms Isabella Ye
  • Special Interest Group co-ordinator – Dr Wendy Hillman

Other contacts

  • Public Officer – Dr Jennie Small
  • Secretariat – Mrs Penny Jose
  • Ms Mahdis Madani


    University of Otago

  • Dr Ina Reichenberger

    School of Management

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Professor Marianna Sigala

    UniSA Business

    University of South Australia

  • Ms Isabella Ye

    Business School

    University of Queensland

  • Ms Anastasia Yeark

    Kaplan Business School

  • Professor Karen Smith

    Victoria Management School

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Dr Edmund Goh

    Edith Cowan University

  • Dr Paul A. Whitelaw

    The Hotel School, Southern Cross University

  • Professor Erica Wilson

    School of Business and Tourism

    Southern Cross University

  • Dr Jennifer Small

    Leisure, Sport and Tourism

    University of Technology Sydney

  • Professor Kirsten Holmes

    School of Marketing

    Curtin University

  • Dr David Williamson

    School of Tourism and Hospitality

    Auckland University of Technology

  • Associate Professor Judith Mair

    UQ Business School

    University of Queensland

  • Dr Tracy Harkison

    Auckland University of Technology

  • 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

  • Ms Penny Jose

    CAUTHE Secretariat

    Victoria University