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Executive Committee

Code of Ethics

Each member of the SIA Executive Committee has agreed to abide by a Code of Ethics which can be downloaded here.

Committee Membership

The SIA Executive Committee comprises:

President

Mark Sander

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Mark is a former submarine commanding officer with experience in the Navy and DMO. He is now a senior manager with Safran.
Secretary

Frank Owen

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Frank is a former submariner with specialist expertise in sonar and submarine rescue. He is employed by Sonartech Australia Pty Ltd as Business Development Manager - Submarine Systems based in Canberra.
Vice President

Michael Deeks

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Mike is a former Submarine Force Commander and President of the SIA. He is based in WA and is the Managing Director of Forgacs Marine & Defence.
Treasurer

Michael Fitzgerald

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Michael is a former submarine officer who is now employed as a senior manager for Jacobs Australia, a company that provides professional services to Defence and other clients. Michael is also a member of the RAN Reserve.
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Rod Brown

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Alan Donovan

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Errika Meades

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Terence Roach

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A former submarine commanding officer, Terry represents Lockheed Martin, MacTaggart Scott, Aveva, Polyamp and Rix
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Chris Skinner

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Chris is a retired Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer with an abiding interest in submarines that started with the Oberon class Submarine Weapons Update Program [SWUP].

He also lived and worked within HMAS Platypus.
Executive Director (ex-officio committee member)

David Nicholls

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David is MD, Nicholls & Nicholls Consulting Pty Ltd and Partner, Ranicar & Nicholls Consulting Pty Ltd. He is a former submarine commanding officer.

 


 

 

 

 

 

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