New Board member elected at AM Council AGM

At the AMPEAK conference on Monday the AM Council held its annual AGM. At the meeting a new Board member was elected.

There were four applications for one place on the Board and after voting, Wendy McPate was elected. Wendy is the engineering manager, asset management, in the power generation business unit for Origin Energy. More information about Wendy is below.

In addition to congratulating Wendy, the AM Council would like to thank outgoing Board member Dr Monique Beedles for her work and commitment to the role.

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Congratulations to our AMPEAK winner

A big congratulations to the winner of this year's AMPEAK competition, Jill Meehan, one of our Brisbane Chapter members. We asked how you led for success during 2020? This is what Jill answered:

I have led for success through 2020 in two key areas:

1. Took charge in developing a strategy for Asset Management improvements and rolled this strategy out across site.

2. Led my team through COVID and the challenges with working from home, including the mental health implications of this.

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Brisbane Chapter Session Recap - Aerospace & Asset Management

Tuesday 30th March saw Brisbane Chapter host the second technical seminar of 2021, This event was intended to be a hybrid format but the COVID restrictions announced the day before meant a revision to the arrangements to an online event. Around 100 people saw Wing Commander Keirin Joyce of the RAAF and Dr Stefan Hrabar CEO of Emesent present two different approaches to drones and their deployment in asset management activities.

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