I am open to considering offers of short or long term paid or voluntary work, in Australia or overseas, which utilise my training and experience.
I have held a number of positions relating to such areas as analysis, information technology, research, program evaluation, adult training, and general public administration.
Previous positions I have held have included:
* Assistant Director (with an information technology focus) in a Federal Department;
* Principal Research Officer (Evaluation) in a Federal Department;
* Director, Training and Manpower Development in a Federal statutory authority; and
* Head, Research and Planning Unit, in a College of Advanced Education.
I have also held a number of other positions involved in editorial work, policy analysis, and teaching.
In 1997 I was elected a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society (FACS), for making a distinguished contribution to information technology in Australia. I was elected an Honorary Life Member (HLM) of the ACS in 2018.
I was Director of the Community Affairs Board of
the ACS (1996 to 2000).
In this role I oversighted the work of the following:
* Economic, Legal, and Social Implications Committee (ELSIC);
* Health Informatics Committee (HIC);
* National Computer Education Committee (NCEC); and
* Women in Technology (WIT) committee.
Presented a paper on "The relevance of imaging in government" at a National Conference on Imaging and Workflow in Government (Sydney, NSW).
Presented a paper on "The Future of the Passenger Card Project" at a workshop on Handprint Character Recognition (University of Queensland).
Presented a paper on "Evaluation in the Australian Public Service - Organisational behavioural and phenomenological perspectives" and chaired a session on "Management Education" at a National Evaluation Conference (Sydney, NSW).
"Higher Education Futures: Organisational planning and organisational technology perspectives". ED288450. Presented from Australia, with the aid of a voice recording, and an international loud-speaker telephone call, at a conference hosted by the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (Zurich, Switzerland) and subsequently published by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA.
"The Network Nation: The relevance of this for possible educational and general public administrative structures and strategies in the 1980's and 90's". ED247936. Master of Education Minor thesis. Presented at the Silver Jubilee Conference of the Australian College of Education and subsequently published by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, Syracuse University, New York, USA (ED247936).
Contributed an invitational paper on "Future directions of societies and educational systems" to a regional seminar of the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (a UNESCO affiliate) (Bangkok, Thailand).
"Technology in education". Future Directions 1980 Conference Report (ISBN 0 85570 038 6), p. 87. Material developed for the "Future Directions" conference (Melbourne, Vic. August 1980). This was an invitational conference of Australia's future "opinion leaders" on possible directions for Australia over the next twenty years. The conference was funded by the Federal Government and various other groups.
I have also published articles in such journals as Education News, International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology, Educational Technology, and Training and Development in Australia.