PRESIDENT: Dale Murphy
Dale retired from academia five years ago and enjoys a busy retirement that dominantly involves photography, cooking and travel to see his grandson in the US, He was a professor in electronic engineering and IT, so really enjoys the technical side of photography, but is hoping that his artistic side might one day emerge from whatever deep fissure it is hiding in.
Dale is contactable at: email@example.com
VICE-PRESIDENT & COMPETITION STEWARD: Lisa Law
Hailing from Malmsbury in the UK and a graduate in Chemical Engineering, Lisa undertook further study in Photography before coming to Australia. Lisa recently became a proud Australian citizen and, when not looking after her two children, dog and pony, does gigs as a professional photographer. Lisa is also an active judge through the Australian Photographic Judges Association and a regular recipient of club and interclub awards for her photography . In August 2019, Lisa stepped down from her role as President of IPS.i. View her Instagram site here. Lisa is contactable at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SECRETARY: Barbara Gordon
Barbara retired some years ago from an administrative career in the university sector. She and her husband Gary frequently go on long caravanning treks around Australia. They recently returned from a tour of Canada and the US. Gary has taken to referring to Barbara as Madam Secretary. Barbara shoots with a Sony A6500 and just loves her 400mm zoom lens! Barbara can be contacted on email@example.com
TREASURER: Richard Aspland
Richard comes from London in the UK and studied at the Melbourne School of Photography. His passion is for travel and adventure photography and he is frequently on some arduous hiking trek in a wilderness or mountainous region somewhere around the world.
EDITOR: Anne Dakin
Anne recently retired from her administration role in the primary school sector and has commenced the task of supervising the building a new home. Anne is still able to dedicate herself to her role as a general member of the Committee and to the very demanding role of Editor of the IPS News Brief that is published before each meeting. Anne can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org
MEMBER: Jill Robertson
One-half of the ‘Dynamic Duo’, Jill has recently semi-retired from her career as a secondary-school teacher, having taught senior-school art. Jill has a passion for artistic expression through her photography and is regularly seeking out new opportunities to expand her horizons and ‘capture the moment’. Jill’s interests are particularly in portrait and event photography, and she can often be found at live concerts with camera in hand.
MEMBER: Merilyn Mullavey
Merilyn has managed the Syllabus for several years for IPS, cajoling potential presenters to give up their valuable time for the club, a task that relies heavily upon her hypnotic powers of persuasion. She will undertake any role that is asked of her, such as managing the catering at IPS meetings. IPS is making enquiries about cloning Merilyn 🤣
MEMBER: David Jenkin
The other half of the ‘Dynamic Duo’, David retired a few years ago from a lifetime career in the Victorian public service, . David is a fine arts graduate specialising in kinetic sculpture, but now expresses his creative side in painting and photography. David enjoys photographing live concerts and travel photography.
MEMBER: Harry Clarke
Harry is a keen environmentalist and joined IPS partly to improve the quality of his nature and urban landscape photography. He is keen golfer. Before his retirement, Harry was a professor of economics at La Trobe University and before that worked in Thailand. Harry is one of the newer members of IPS but has already made his mark with his excellent photographs.
WEB MANAGER: David Mare
Davis comes from an artistic family with both parents and a sibling working as professional artists and illustrators. David studied art and photography, but chose a career in IT for financial stability. Since his retirement, he has again been able to embrace his artistic heritage, which he expresses in both his photography and watercolour painting. Follow David on his Instagram site @dgmare.