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 2018 - 2019 comprises:





Helen McKinnon


Russell Scoular

Secretary (and Public Officer)

Milena Maranville


Assistant Treasurer

Brendan Quirke

Lois Maguire

Course Coordinator

Course Information Manager

Joan Learmont

Margaret Fievez

Communications Coordinator

Mary Wilson

Volunteers Coordinator

Jan Ramp
Office ManagerValerie MacPhee
Office Volunteers Coordinator

Pat Gropel

Bi Monthly News EditorCheryl Pritchard
MyU3A AdministratorDianne Williamson
 Social Organiser

Diann Bennet

Network Victoria RepresentativeMaxine Marks
GeneralJack Ings
Bryce Phillips
Jim Murphy

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


Health and Safety Officer

Alan Marks

Public Lectures Coordinator

Jan and Adrian Ramp

Membership Manager

Julie Marshall

Community Wellbeing Officer

Pat Amor
Newsletter Editor and Equipment Coordinator  MaryAnne Bennie

Representatives on External Committees


Banyule Seniors Network

Maxine Marks

Banyule Age Friendly Advisory Committee

Sheila Colls


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


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