Current membership


Executive committee

Chair: Professor Peter McPhee AM FAHA FASSA (bio)

Deputy Chair: Professor David Lowe FASSA (bio)

Hon. Treasurer: Katherine Sheedy MPHA (bio)

Committee members:

Bronwyn Cook (bio)

Emeritus Professor Graeme Davison AO FAHA FASSA FFAHS (bio)

Tim Hogan (bio)

Secretary (non-voting): Alicia Cerreto MPHA (bio)


Board of the History Council of Victoria Inc

Representative members

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Michelle Rayner (bio)

Australian Museums and Galleries Association (Victoria): Dr Ashley Robertson (bio)

Department of Education and Training: Penny Addison

Heritage Council of Victoria: Dr Helen Doyle (bio)

History Teachers' Association of Victoria: Bronwyn Cook (bio)

Museums Victoria: Deb Tout-Smith (bio)

National Trust of Australia (Victoria): Dr Annette Shiell (bio)

Professional Historians Association (Victoria & Tasmania): Katherine Sheedy MPHA (bio)

Public Record Office Victoria: Tara Oldfield (bio)

Royal Historical Society of Victoria: Dr Judith Smart AM FRHSV (bio)

State Library Victoria: Tim Hogan (bio)

Other organisations and their representatives

Old Treasury Building: Margaret Anderson FFAHS (bio)

Universities and their representatives

Deakin University: Professor David Lowe FASSA (bio)

La Trobe University: Dr Yves Rees (bio)

Monash University: Professor Nathalie Nguyen FASSA (bio)


Emeritus Professor Graeme Davison AO FAHA FASSA FFAHS (bio)

Emeritus Professor Peter McPhee AM FAHA FASSA (bio)

Dr Susie Protschky (bio)

Public Fund management committee

Dr Charles Fahey

Boyce Pizzey OAM

Dr Geoff Robinson



Alicia Cerreto MPHA - Executive Officer and Secretary (bio)



Margaret Birtley AM - Finance Officer (bio)



The Board is actively engaged in the work of the association through committees that focus on Communications, Development, Events and History Education.