Board

At the Converge Summit, four Board Director nominations were approved by IRCA Ordinary Members. Their term of appointment is to 2018. Ralph Saunders was appointed, under the provisions of the IRCA Constitution, by the Directors as an interim Director until the 9 November 2017 AGM. 

The IRCA Board now has 5 Directors (out of a maximum of 9).  

A callout for Expressions of Interest to fill up to 4 unfilled Board positions is taking place. The additional positions will be filled on a temporary basis until the AGM on 9 November 2017. The new Directors will be selected by the Board according to IRCA's Constitution, Skills and Experience matrix and Diversity Policy. 

Ordinary Members can put forward nominations for Directors and second other nominations using the forms below. Expressions of Interest close 7 July 2017.

Nomination Form for IRCA Director (Word)

Nomination Form for IRCA Director (PDF)

Form for Seconding a Nomination for IRCA Director (Word)

Form for Seconding a Nomination for IRCA Director (PDF)

 

IRCA Board 2017 - 2017

Daisy O'Byrne
Ngaanyatjarra Media (NG Media)
Daisy has worked with NG Media since 2013 and has been active on the NG Media board in that time as the Minyma Chairperson, as well as representing the region on the IRCA Board.

Dot West
Goolarri Media Enterprises
Dot has been involved in the Media Industry in various capacities since 1987 at a creative, strategic and management level. This involvement includes a number of board positions regionally, state and nationally which has provided the opportunity to continually garner an understanding and appreciation of current trends and issues facing the industry whilst offering input into its future. Dot's work experience in media has mainly been in the Indigenous sector covering a multitude of roles including broadcast journalism, management, training and assessment, developing training tools, producer and scriptwriter. Over this time she has also been actively involved in the growth and development of Indigenous Media at the local, regional, state and national level through her many board positions along with facilitation, presentation and participation at a variety of conferences, and being an active member of the sector.

Elizabeth Napaljarri Katakarinja
PAW Media & Communications
Elizabeth is an Arrernte woman from Ntaria with Anmatjere and Warlpiri connections. Elizabeth speaks languages and is a well-known painter. She is experienced in directing and editing short documentaries and community news bulletins. In 2010 Elizabeth completed a Certificate III in Media. Elizabeth is currently a Board member of PAW Media, Indigenous Community TV (ICTV) and Imparja Television (ITV).

Ralph Saunders
Mid North Coast Indigenous Broadcasters Aboriginal Association Corporation
Ralph is the Manager of Ngarralinyi 2TLP Radio Station in Taree NSW. His role at the Station is diverse, as he and his team work extensively with both Aboriginal and non-Indigenous communities. Ralph was invited to join the Board to make up the minimum number (5) as per the Constitution.

Sylvia Tabua
Torres Strait Islander Media Association
Sylvia has extensive experience in the Torres Strait Media industry over the last 20 plus more years from being a trainee, staff member to also being on the board of management to now being senior producer in a key leadership role. Sylvia has a strong connection with community and understands the needs of TSIMA members along with the consistent drive and determination to also offer support, skills development and advocate for opportunities for emerging media practitioners. TSIMA is the only Torres Strait Islander media organisation represented on the IRCA network therefore it is vital that our voice and issues are represented on the IRCA board.

IRCA Board 2015 - 2017

John (Tadam) Lockyer
Chairperson
PAKAM

Sylvia Tabua
Secretary
TSIMA

Karl Hampton
Treasurer
CAAMA

Gilmore Johnston
QRAM

Simon Fisher
PAW Media

Daisy O'Byrne
NG Media

Dot West
Filmmaker

Kirstie Parker
National Centre for Indigenous Excellence

IRCA Board 2014 - 2015

John (Tadam) Lockyer
Chairperson
PAKAM / Ngaarda Media

Sylvia Tabua
Secretary
TSIMA

Bernard Namok
Treasurer
TEABBA

Annette Victor
PAKAM

Noel Heenan
PAW Media

Nelson Conboy

Brian Gordon
NG Media

Shane White
PAW Media

Karl Hampton
CAAMA

IRCA Board 2013 - 2014

John (Tadam) Lockyer
Chairperson
PAKAM

Michael Griffin
Deputy Chair
CAAMA

Annette Victor
Treasurer
PAKAM

Sylvia Tabua
Secretary
TSIMA

Brian Gordon
MG Media

Bernard Namok
TEABBA

Nelson Conboy
Wujal Wujal RIBS - QLD

Francis Kelly
PAW Media

Shane White
PAW Media

IRCA Board 2012 - 2013

Michael Griffin
Chair
CAAMA

Tadam Lockyer
Deputy Chair
PAKAM

Michael Lang
Treasurer
PY Media

Corrina Sebastian
Secretary
PAKAM

Noel Heenan
PAW Media

Jenni Enosa
TSIMA

Walter Lui
TSIMA

James Bayung
TEABBA

Francis Kelly
PAW Media

Henley Hunter
Resigned
PAKAM

Belle Davidson
Resigned
NG Media

IRCA Board 2011 - 2012

Noel Heenan
Chairperson
PAW Media

Jenni Enosa
Deputy Chair
TSIMA

Annette Victor
Secretary
PAKAM

Nelson Conboy
Treasurer
QRAM

Belle Davidson
NG Media

James Bayung
TEABBA

Michael Lang
PY Media

Walter Lui
TSIMA

IRCA Board 2010 - 2011

Raina Kepa

Jedda Puruntatameri

Malcom Wilson

Nelson Conboy
Chair

Annette Victor
Secretary

Henry Augustine

Jenni Enosa
Deputy Chair

Louise Cavanagh
Treasurer

IRCA Board 2009 - 2010

Noeli Roberts
retired IRCA Board Member

Nelson Conboy
Chair

Henry Augustine
Treasurer

Annette Victor
Secretary

Jenni Enosa
TSIMA

Louise Cavanagh
Santa Teresa

Roma Butler
NG Media

Amy
(non Board Member)
PAKAM

Chris Reid
NG Media

IRCA Board 2008 - 2009

Brian Gordon

Annette Victor

Belle Davidson

Bernadatte Angus

Winnie Woods

Nelson Conboy

Noel Sampi

Bess Price

Louise Cavanagh