Celebrating 30 Years

The NSSS Council

The Council was set up under the constitution of the National Science Summer School Incorporated to oversee the management and operation of the National Youth Science Forum and the NYSF Staff training program.

The basic membership consists of representatives of the major scientific organisations in the ACT, namely, one nominee of:

In addition, up to five other persons elected for a period ending at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting.

Below is the current membership of the National Science Summer School Council:

  • Prof Ian Chubb AC
    Chief Scientist for Australia
Council Members
  • Dr Craig Cormick, Chairman
  • Mr Adam de Totth, Secretary
  • Mr Michael Pedler, Treasurer
  • Mr Damien Pearce, Director
  • Dr Lyn Hinds, CSIRO representative
  • Mr Rob Woolley, Rotary Liason Officer
  • Dr Elizabeth Truswell, Australian Academy of Science representative
  • Prof Robin Stanton, ATSE representative
  • Prof Tim Senden, ANU representative
  • Maureen Manning, Rotary District Governor 9710
  • Prof Jo Ward, Curtin University