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 first Saturday of every month at 1.30pm at Mount Lawley Senior High School.

NEWS

  • EOI for IPEd councillor WA

    19 May 2018

      Calling all editing advocates – your national body needs you IPEd councillor for Western Australia The Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd), through its Editors WA branch, is seeking a new councillor to represent IPEd in Western Australia. Stephen White, … Read more

  • Member survey: the results are in

    1 May 2018

    Feedback from survey of IPEd members Editors WA branch Between late March and early April we circulated a survey that sought to understand more about what editors in Western Australia want from their membership. This was the first survey of … Read more

  • Survey results are coming soon

    17 April 2018

    Results from the recent survey of WA IPEd members are in About one-third of members in WA contributed, which a a great response – thank you to everyone who took part! We are currently assessing and summarising the information and we’ll … Read more

  • Member survey: don’t miss your chance to have your say

    7 April 2018

    The Editors WA committee is keen to deliver more of what you would like from your branch.   Please take a few moments to complete our survey, so we have a better picture of your interests and preferences. The survey will … Read more