The HECoP steering committee is a group of dedicated professionals active in various aspects of humanitarian work, who have volunteered their time to construct, govern, update and maintain the quality of the HECoP platform.
Steering Committee Members
Chair - Robert Care AM
Represent the CoP as its figurehead. Provide governance and leadership.
Secretary – Jeremy Smith
Record minutes, organise calendars and arrange meetings. Receive and direct correspondence.
Operations Manager - Jeremy Smith
General oversight of CoP infrastructure, activities and operations. Supporting process owners by facilitating the productive operation and interaction of key processes aimed at achieving the CoP’s strategic and operational goals, and stated purpose.
Community of Practice Convener – Scott Daniel
Identify stakeholder groups and key players within those groups. Engage with stakeholders to encourage CoP participation/affiliation. Provide feedback to stakeholders relevant to their particular interests. Convey to CoP Steering Committee stakeholder expectations.
Domain Leader – Nick Brown
Focus on the definition of the Humanitarian Engineering domain, the competencies necessary for practice in this field, and the education which should underpin those competencies.
Body of Knowledge (BoK) Management – Daniel Lambert, Gavin Blakey OAM, supported by Cris Birzer (Leadership and Management) and Jackson Jones (EA).
Determine the various avenues through which knowledge (and information and data) can be acquired for the BoK. Establish and maintain disciplines for useful interpretation of acquired knowledge, and its easily accessible storage. Develop channels for the deployment of knowledge thus acquired and interpreted.
Liaison Officer – Neil Greet
Clear definition of the formal relationship with EA, and relationships with other relevant institutions. Work necessary to satisfy the obligations involved in those relationships.