University Council

Candidates for Professional Staff Council Elections

Voting opens Friday 21 November 2014 at 9am and closes Friday 28 November at 5pm

Mark Natoli 

Mark Natoli

Address:  IMAS, Private Bag 49, IMAS- Taroona
Position:  Operations Manager

  • Post Graduate Certificate Work Health Safety, Southern Queensland University
  • Diploma of General Business Management
  • Diploma of Government Management and Inspection
  • Trade Qualifications- automotive and auto electrical. 
Particulars of Service to University
  • University Work Health and Safety Manager, November 2009 - July 2012 
  • IMAS Operations Manager July 2012 - current (ongoing position).
Biographical Details

One of six children, post an automotive trade apprenticeship, I studied business management before travelling and working abroad.  Change, people and operational management are strengths refined via many years working withi government, university and the private sector. I am passionate about helping people reach their potential, am fair minded and ethical. I give 100% effort, have three children, appreciate the importance of a work/life balance, and see the glass as half full.

 Brett Harris

Brett Harris

Address:  Office of the Chief Operating Office, Private Bag 51, Sandy Bay Campus
Position:  Director, Service & Project Delivery

  • Bachelor of Commerce (University of Tasmania) 1990
  • CA (Chartered Accountant) 1993
Particulars of Service to University
  • Project Consultant - April 2012 to June 2012
  • Change Manager - June 2012 to December 2012
  • Director, Service & Project Delivery - December to current
Biographical Details I am a Chartered Accountant and Senior Manager with 24 years' experience working in professional services, mining, wagering and tertiary education in Australia and overseas.  Key capabilities include significant finance, audit and risk management experience; broad range of cross functional experience, including HR, IT, Legal; substantial commercial and operations experience; strong problem solving, analytical and strategic planning skills and projects experience. An alumnus, I am committed to, and passionate about, our University and our State.
John Clements

John Clements

Address:  Office of Chief Operating Officer, Locked Bag 1353, Newnham Campus 
Position:  Deputy Director – Service Delivery & Continuous Improvement

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from University of Tasmania
  • Chartered Accountant
Particulars of Service to University
  • Deputy Director – Service Delivery & Continuous Improvement (18 months)
  • Deputy Director Financial Services (13 years)
  • Business Services Accountant (3 years).
Biographical Details

For the past 17 years I have held a number of professional roles primarily as the Deputy Director Finance. I have engaged and worked with professional and academic staff to actively deliver the highest professional service outcomes. I am passionate about the University sector and believe our strengths lie within our people. I am a University alumnus and strongly believe that all our campuses play an integral part of our future University.

Corey Peterson

Corey James Peterson

Address: Private Bag 94, Sandy Bay Campus
Position: Sustainability Manager, Commercial Services and Development

  • Masters of Science, Environmental Science (MSES) and Masters of Public Administration
    (MPA), 1990, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington,
    Indiana, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Distributive Science (Environmental Studies), 1987, Gustavus
    Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, USA
  • Diploma - Information Technology (Networking) and Diploma - Information Technology
    (Systems Administration), 2008, TAFE, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Tasmanian Leaders Program, 2009, Tasmania, Australia
  • Certificate IV, Carbon Management, 2014, Australia
Particulars of Service to University
  • University Council Professional staff member, January 2013 - December 2014
  • Sustainability Manager,  February 2011 - present
  • Sustainability Officer,  May 2010 - February 2011
Biographical Details

I have 20+ years of tertiary education experience in many areas working with teachers and researchers, within institutions and in the field (especially Antarctica).  I have worked in government and the private sector.  Now I collaborate with University staff and students to enhance our sustainability performance across infrastructure and program delivery, policy enhancements, grants and awards, and external relationships and served two years as the University Council Professional staff member. Profile and recommendations at 

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To be eligible to vote in the Professional Staff Council elections you must be a full-time or fractional professional staff member of the University. (Casual staff are not eligible to vote, because of the provisions of the University of Tasmania Act.)

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