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MEMBER ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEEs

UDIA is a keen advocate for diversity in the property and development industry, and makes considerable effort to profile and grow the influence of women and young professionals making a difference in the sector.
 

LEADERSHIP, INDUSTRY WORKFORCE AND DIVERSITY COMMITTEE  


To play a leadership role in driving the UDIA’S leadership and diversity agenda, inspiring cultural change and engagement with future urban development professionals.
 
It will focus on expanding the very successful UDIA mentoring program (an initiative of the UDIA Women in Property Committee), implementing and delivering community engagement programs with schools, and building strategic partnerships with universities and other industry associations, to encourage greater participation in our sector, ensure UDIA are delivering professional development initiatives, industry profiling and other engagement projects as determined by the CEO and Chair.

 
Roles and Responsibilities:
 
  • Participate in Committee meetings, the full Committee will meet every six weeks at the UDIA offices;
  • Identify issues that affect the development industry for discussion at the Committee meetings
  • Committee members are expected to participate on at least one subcommittee per year and report actions and outcomes to the Chair and UDIA Staff;
  • Appoint two representatives to participate on the Women in Property and Outlook Young Professionals committee;
 
Priorities:
  • Develop an annual Committee Business Plan for endorsement by the CEO outlining actions to be taken by the Committee to achieve priorities;
  • Deliver an industry-wide Mentoring Program expanding on the pilot program developed by the Women in Property Committee;
  • Develop constructive, practical solutions for UDIA to better identify, engage with and influence the development of future industry leaders;
  • Assist in the delivery of community engagement programs with schools, strategic partnerships with education bodies and professional development programs.
  • Identify strategies to achieve greater integration and representation of diversity within the industry.
  • Identify, create and monitor content which could be used to promote the initiatives of the committee and engage with the industry.
  • Explore potential industry related research initiatives with academic and private sector parties
 
Leadership, Industry Workforce and Diversity Committee Members

Marnie Dalton, Consulting Engineers (Chair)
Simon Beardall, GTA Consultants
Zoe Chung, Arnold Bloch Leibler
Andrew Duggan, Villawood Properties
Jo Garretty, Director, SALT
Megan Howell , Spiire
Belinda Kerr, Lendlease
Alex Koidl, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Bec Lollback, Currie & Brown
Alicia Lowndes, NBN
Louise Nixon, Oliver Hume Real Estate Group
Rebecca Scullion, Urbis
Rosy Serventy, Dennis Family Corporation
Bettina Sheeran, Maddocks
Fiona  Slechten, Calibre Consulting
Stuart Woodward, Satterley Property Group


 

WOMEN IN PROPERTY COMMITTEE  
 

Women in Property is a diverse group to represent female professionals within the urban development industry and to assist in promoting greater engagement, participation and exposure across the industry. 
 
Roles and Responsibilities:
 
  • The full Committee will meet every six weeks at the UDIA offices
  • Committee members are expected to participate on at least one subcommittee per year and report actions and outcomes to the Event Manager
  • Assist in the planning, implementation and promoting events – identifying speakers and topics

Priorities:

  • Deliver four key networking and professional development events annually 
  • Increase the participation and involvement of women within the development industry across all UDIA activities
  • Encourage greater participation by women in the speaker program at UDIA mainstream events
  • Promote Women in Property events to wider network of contacts 
  • Maintain an online networking presence through the utilisation of Facebook and Instagram

​​Women in Property Committee Members

 
Sarah Kumar, Walker Corporation (Chair)
Louise Nixon, Oliver Hume Real Estate Group
Maryam Alizadeh, Breese Pitt Dixon
Ezreena Aladin, Breese Pitt Dixon 
Kristie Megg, Clayton Utz
Carolina Isfer, SMEC Australia
Nancy Bickerton, Villawood Properties
Elizabeth Stokes, Gadens Lawyers
Sandy Pok, Spiire
Stephanie Johnston, Herald Sun Real Estate
Julie Lancashire, Urban Design & Management 
Lora Djurdjevic, Woodlea
Alicia  Davidge, Lendlease
Jacklynn Kent, Stockland
Salihah Kamal, Gamuda Land
Leah Wittingslow, Mesh Planning


 
For information on Women In Property please contact info@udiavic.com.au


 

OUTLOOK YOUNG PROFESSIONALS COMMITTEE 

The Outlook Young Professional Committee represents young professionals within the urban development industry and to assist in promoting greater engagement, participation and exposure across the industry.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide forums for young professionals to network and learn from experienced industry leaders
  • Promote greater engagement, representation and exposure for the younger demographic in the property industry

Priorities:
 

  • Deliver four key networking and professional development events annually 
  • Encourage participation and involvement of young professionals within the development industry across all UDIA activities
  • Provide an annual fundraising and networking event in conjunction with the young professional committees of VPELA and PIA
  • Maintain an online networking presence through the utilisation of Facebook and Instagram 

Outlook Young Professionals Committee Members

 
Marcus Frizza, Stockland (Chair)
Matthew Morgan, Country Garden Australia
Darren Blair, Oliver Hume Real Estate Group
Lachlan Moore, Lendlease
Bernice Mwenye, Dalton Consulting Engineers
Lauren Catalano, Pask Group
Laura Smoorenburg, Lyssna Group
Angela Durston-Ryan, Spiire
Chris Ravat, AVID Property Group
Craig Lyons, Taylors
Raymond Li, Taylors
Kai Lorrimar, Cossill & Webley Consulting Engineers
Gianna Hartland, Charter Keck Cramer
Linda Reid, MAB Corporation
Jarod Mills, Parklea
Luke Van Lambaart, Arcadis Australia
Miguel Feliciano, Beveridge Williams
Chiara DePellegrin, Veris Australia
 
For information on Outlook please contact Larissa@udiavic.com.au