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 Councillor  The main responsibilities of the IPEd Councillor are to participate in monthly conference calls with the IPEd Council, 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 second Tuesday each month 6–8 pm at the UWA Club, University of Western Australia, Hackett Drive, Crawley.

NEWS

  • Join us for a seasonal celebration

    6 November 2017

    This year, the Editors WA Christmas lunch will be held at: La Fattoria 211 Merrivale Rd Pickering Brook (see map below) Saturday 2 December 2017 12.00 – 3.00 pm Please come along to La Fattoria in picturesque Pickering Brook and … Read more

  • Winter seminar 2017

    27 July 2017

    Managing your career – and yourself: smart strategies for time-poor editors Join us for a day of professional development on: Saturday 26 August 2017 – 8:30 AM for 8:45 AM start / 4:00 PM close Room 109, Building 3, Edith Cowan University, … Read more

  • Staff changes in IPEd national office

    5 March 2017

    New secretary for IPEd There has recently been an important change to staffing in the IPEd national office. Margaret Telford, IPEd secretary since 2013–14 has resigned for personal reasons. Margaret has been an invaluable, highly professional and highly respected secretary … Read more

  • Society of Editors (WA) now closed

    4 March 2017

      Cancellation of incorporation The Editors WA branch committee received notice on 15 February 2017 that the Department of Commerce had approved the application by the Society of Editors (WA) to cancel incorporation and wind up. Cancellation of incorporation was … Read more