Committee of Management

The Committee of Management is responsible for managing the business of U3A Banyule and its specific duties are outlined in U3A Banyule's Constitution.


The Committee of Management also operates under Policies which are determined and updated over time.


The Committee includes:

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Ordinary members (as indicated below)

The current  Committee (2017-18) comprises:





Helen McKinnon


Valerie MacPhee

Secretary (and Public Officer)

Milena Maranville


Megan McQueenie

Course CoordinatorJoan Learmont
Communications Coordinator

Mary Wilson

Volunteers Coordinator

Jan Brown
Office ManagerValerie MacPhee
Office Volunteers Coordinator

Pat Gropel

Newsletter Editor and Equipment Coordinator  MaryAnne Bennie
Bi Monthly News EditorPat Amor
MyU3A Administrator 

Dianne Williamson     

Social OrganiserValerie Wake
Network Victoria RepresentativeMaxine Marks
GeneralJack Ings
Bryce Phillips
Russell Scoular

Off Committee Positions


La Trobe Coodinator

Sue Beshara

Publicity Officer

Toni Tyers

Tutor Coordinator

Helen Walker

Ivanhoe Learning Hub - Council Liaison

Janice Kelly

Website Manager

Penny Braybrook

Assistant Course Coordinator

Judy Vaughan

Health and Safety Officer

Alan Marks

Public Lectures Coordinator

Jan and Adrian Ramp

Membership Manager

Keith Wise

Community Wellbeing Officer

Pat Amor

Representatives on External Committees


Banyule Seniors Network

Maxine Marks

Banyule Age Friendly Advisory Committee

Judy Elsworth


 The Committee of Management generally meets once a month, on the third Thursday. 


All positions are declared vacant each year at the AGM and full members are eligible and most welcome to nominate for the Committee of Management. Position descriptions for all roles on the Committee of Management are available from the Secretary.


Nominations are called for at least 14 to 21 days (if there is a special resolution) prior to the AGM.  Should you wish to volunteer and/or discuss a position on the Committee of Management, please refer to Volunteering or Contact Us