Member Groups

 

The AAA policy and advocacy program is assisted by its Committees and Networking Groups which are made up of members of the AAA and directly contribute to the work of the association.

The AAA has Committees and Networking Groups in the following areas: 

Committees

NONE

Major Airport CEO Committee

The AAA Major Airport CEO Committee creates opportunities for the leaders of major airports to consider the issues impacting the airport sector.

Chair: Lyell Strambi, CEO, Melbourne Airport

Major Airport Operations Committee

The AAA Major Airport Operations Committee provides airports with an opportunity to discuss and collaborate on all aspects or airport operations (airside and landside) with a view to identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and leverage best practice.

Chair: Guy Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Perth Airport

Major Airport Corporate Affairs Committee

The AAA Major Airport Corporate Affairs Committee provides airports with an opportunity to discuss and collaborate on Government policies and regulations impacting the industry.

Chair: Sally Fielke, General Manager Corportate Affairs, Sydney Airport

Major Airport Security Committee

The AAA Major Airport Security Committee provides major airports an opportunity to discuss and collaborate on security related Government policies and regulations impacting the industry.

Chair: Stephen Goodwin, General Manager Operations, Brisbane Airport

Regional Airport Security Committee

The AAA Regional Airport Security Committee provides regional airports an opportunity to discuss and collaborate on security related Government policies and regulations impacting the industry.

Chair: Bill Champan, Operations Manager, Mildura Airport

Planning Committee

The AAA Planning Committee provides airports with the opportunity to discuss and collaborate on issues related to land use planning around airports, airport safegurading, airport infrastructure planning, airspace and airport master planning.

Chair: Kym Meys, GM Strategy and Development, Perth Airport

Major Airport Passenger Facilitation Committee

The AAA Major Airport Passenger Facilitation Committee provides major airports an opportunity to discuss and collaborate on border processes and passenger facilitation related Government policies and regulations impacting the industry.

Chair: Katie Cooper, Head of Aviation Operations, Melbourne Airport

Networking Groups

NONE

Small Regional Aerodromes Networking Group

The purpose of the AAA Small Regional Aerodrome Networking Group is to provide opportunities for small regional and remote aerodromes to collectively discuss and share information on the unique issues facing their operations.

Chair: Nat Thomas, Halls Creek Aerodrome (AAA Small Regional Airport Director)

Aerodrome Operations Safety Networking Group

The purpose of the AAA Aerodrome Operations Safety Networking Group is to provide opportunities for airports to communicate, collaborate and consult on airside operational safety matters in order to achieve and promote industry best practice.

Chair: Gary McGivern, Manager Airside Operations, Canberra Airport

Environment Networking Group

The purpose of the AAA Environment Networking Group is to provide an avenue for Australian airports and aerodromes to discuss and collaborate on environmental performance and compliance matters and environment-related sustainability challenges and opportunities associated with their operations.

Chair: Stephanie Bolt, Sustainability Manager, Adelaide Airport

Risk and Compliance Networking Group

The purpose of the AAA Risk and Compliance Networking Group is to communicate, collaborate and consult on risk and compliance matters relevant to airport operators in order to achieve and promote industry best practice.

Chair: Patty Therrios, Enterprise Risk and Environment Manager, Adelaide Airport

Wildlife Networking Group

The purpose of the AAA Wildlife Networking Group is to share best practice information and discuss existing airport and aerodrome technical processes, procedures, and standards with regards to aviation wildlife hazard management.

Chair: Chris Fox, Airside Operations Manager, Perth Airport

Working Groups

NONE

Pavements Working Group

The purpose of the AAA Pavements Working Group is to share informatikon and review and discuss new or existing aerodrome technical processes, procedures, and standards with regards to airfield pavements. The Working Group is also called on to provide feedback and input into AAA pavement related projects.

Chair: Paul Rubsov, Sydney Airport.