Helen is an objects conservator and AICCM member of many years standing. She has been the AICCM Event and SIG Coordinator since 2014. She has previously held other AICCM office-bearing positions, such as the President of the Victorian Division and the Objects SIG Convener. In her position has AICCM Event and SIG Coordinator, Helen has made an enormous contribution to the profession. Helen has mentored and assisted in the successful delivery of numerous AICCM events, including several SIG events in 2016 and this year’s National Conference. Her efforts have helped to raise the professional standing of AICCM both nationally and internationally. Her enthusiasm, good nature and powers of communication and project management have greatly aided the amazing achievements of AICCM special interest groups and State divisions in the last few years.
Helen’s work as AICCM Event and SIG Convener has helped to make the process of organizing events clearer, more efficient and more straightforward. She has done this by developing and/or updating documents and procedures such as the SIG Events Manual, maintaining SIG Event documentation in the shared SIG Conveners Dropbox folder, liaising with National Council about event proposals, and always being on the other end of the phone to provide advice to SIG Conveners about budget management, travel arrangements and other event logistics.
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