Volunteer

The branch is maintained through the efforts of volunteers. Members can contribute in many ways. If you would like to join the committee, lead a networking meeting or offer your expertise at a training seminar please contact the president.

Open positions

Area Position Description
Committee Secretary  The main responsibilities of the Secretary are to write the agenda and to keep full and correct minutes of all meetings.
Committee IPEd Director  The main responsibilities of the IPEd Director are to participate in monthly conference calls with the IPEd Board, contributing the views and concerns of the branch and its members, and to report to the committee on matters of significance.
Committee Bookworm editor  The main responsibility of the editor of Bookworm is to produce the branch’s monthly newsletter.
Committee General members General members of the committee attend meetings and provide support for branch events and initiatives. It is an introductory role or for those looking for a way to contribute.

Volunteering to be on the committee will broaden your knowledge of professional editing, give you the opportunity to develop skills and introduce you to a wide network of contacts.

The committee currently meets on the first Saturday of every month at 1.30pm at Mount Lawley Senior High School.

NEWS

  • Mentoring – could you be a mentor?

    20 October 2019

    Some newcomers to IPEd may not be aware that we run a mentoring program. This is not a course in basic or beginner editing. Rather it is one of the ways you can gain new skills or learn more about … Read more

  • All about the Standing Committee on Academic Editing

    While wandering the forest of IPEd acronyms and abbreviations, members may have wondered what the SCAE is and what it does. Our Editors WA branch president sits on the IPEd Standing Committee for Academic Editing, responsible for the important task … Read more

  • President’s Report 2019

    17 August 2019

    Click on the link to read the EditorsWA President’s Report from the Annual Branch Meeting on 30 July 2019: President’s report, ABM 2019 30 July 19

  • Making Connections: Kate Cuthbert workshop for editors and writers

    28 March 2019

    Networking opportunity with writers We are about to host one of our most focused outreach events ever on 13 April. Rather than contemplating our own navels and talking to ourselves we are stepping outside our immediate community to talk with … Read more