The latest members’ address from the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) President David Karotkin expresses that there will be leadership changes in three of the institute’s state chapters and to the National Council.

In the lead up to the AIA National Council, which convenes in Melbourne from March 19-20, Karotkin announced on Monday that the event will see the induction of six new councillors including new chapter presidents for New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania.

Brad Wheeler (Brad Wheeler Architects) will take up the role of Tasmanian Chapter President from Andrew Williamson (IDW Architecture+Interiors); Shaun Carter (carterwilliamson architects) will take over the reins in NSW from Joe Agius (Cox Richardson); and David Homburg (HASSELL) has been announced as the SA President in place of Steve Grieve (Grieve Gillett + Dimitty Andersen Architects).

Karotkin also stated that during council, members will also be electing the National President Elect, a new treasurer and a new secretary.

Other appointments already announced are Sue Dugdale (Sue Dugdale and Associates) as Nationally Elected Councillor, Paul Violett (University of Queensland) as the new SONA President and Rob Henry (Rob Henry Architects) as EmAGN President.