The RTAA has an active and diverse Management Committee which is responsible for overseeing the activities of the Executive, including playing a governance role. Elected annually at the Annual General Meeting at AusRAIL, the committee includes all office bearers (the Executive) and at least three other elected members.
Management Committee meetings are held at least three times per year.
The following Management Committee Members, in addition to the Executive, were elected in 2016:
David Bainbridge, former President, Honorary Member. David will continue to sit on the Management Committee and be a champion of diversity.
David Bull, former Vice President, Life Member. David assists with both the Technical Stream at AusRAIL and the Frank Franklyn Young Rail Specialist Award.
Nicola Chung, is a Corporate Representative of Transport for NSW, is new to the Management Committee and will be a Frank Franklyn champion.
James Donovan, Graduate Engineer, Project Manager with Metro Trains. He was also the winner of the 2017 Frank Franklyn Award.
Alex Eiserman, is the Category Manager at Kennards Hire. He joined the RTAA Management Committee in 2016 and continues with the RTAA in 2017.
Steven Johnson, Rail Consultant. Steven has been involved in several organising committees for the Rail Industry Field Day event.
Phil Long, is the Managing Director of GoTrains Industry. He continues on the Management Committee for 2017 and is a champion of Rail Standards and the Technical Review panel for the RTAA Technical Stream at AusRAIL.
Peter Milton, Technical Principal, Rail at EIC Activities. Peter has been on the Management Commmittee for a number of years and is a champion of the Technical Review panel for the RTAA Technical Stream at AusRAIL.
Kieran Navin, Program Manager, Sydney Trains. Kieran continues his role on the RTAA Management Committee for 2017.
Orla O'Sullivan, General Manager at Bellgrove Advisory. Orla has taken a keen interest in the promotion of women in rail, and a diverse and inclusive rail industry more broadly and was the brains behind the RTAA Women in Rail Publication, launched in 2017.
Sanjeevi Sathianandan, ARTC, is new to the RTAA and joined the Management Committee this year. Sanjeevi will champion our Frank Franklyn Awards and be a part of the Technical Review panel for the RTAA Technical Stream at AusRAIL
Julian Sharp, Alliance General Manager, CPB Contractors continues with the RTAA again in 2017 on the Management Committee. He is the champion of both the Frank Franklyn review panel and the Technical review panel.
Julie Tassone, Proposal and Communications Specialist. Julie has provided communications support to the RTAA for many years, coordinates the Rail Diversity Award and has been involved in the RTAA’s activities regarding the promotion of diversity in rail.
Abbie Thomas, Project Engineer, John Holland. Abbie has been a personal member since 2015 and in 2017 decided to join the RTAA Management Committee.
Jarod Wakfield, Project Engineer, John Holland. Jarod is a new personal member and new to the Management Committee this year.
Annabelle Webb, is a new personal member of the RTAA and has also decided to sit on the Management Committee for 2017.