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Board of Directors

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WA - Executive(s)

Graham Arndt

Graham Arndt

Graham is the Director of Asset Management at Curtin University in WA. Parking became a part of his portfolio in September 2006, and he has been actively involved in raising its profile since then.

Parking at Curtin has the lowest satisfaction ranking of all services, and Graham has been actively introducing changes?including changing from permits to pay-as-you-go parking?to improve the level of satisfaction. Graham is also involved in developing alternatives to single-occupant vehicles such as public transport and car pooling. He has appreciated the support of PA members during these change processes.

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SA - Executive(s)

Sharon Prior- President

Sharon Prior- President

Sharon is currently the Team Leader Off Street Parking Services at Adelaide City Council. Since commencing with Adelaide City Council in 2004 Sharon has undertaken a variety of leadership roles which have covered all aspects of parking within Local Government, ranging from the regulatory situation of on street parking to the management of Council?s off street commercial multi deck car parks.

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Paul Sidwell

Paul Sidwell

Paul is the Regional Managing Director AU/NZ at ADVAM and has been an active participant in the parking industry in Australia since 2011 with a focus on technology and innovation. Paul has a wide-ranging knowledge of innovation, compliance and technology challenges relevant to the PA membership base. His expertise includes; EMV compliance, online payments, digital wallets, banking services, online reservation systems, customer account systems, ticketless parking, loyalty and other software applications. Paul brings a wealth of parking, payments and software experience to Parking Australia, as well as a broad, global outlook, which will benefit the membership base. His goal is to drive greater engagement between the payments and financial technology ’fintech’ industry and parking in Australia.

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VIC - Executive(s)

James English

James English

James is Managing Director at ACE PARKING and active member of Parking Australia, Victoria Police Car Park Operator Forum and Committee member of Melbourne Airport’s Landside Operations and is also a Committee Member of the Australian Operators Scheme

James has an insight into all different methods of operation, design, consultation, technology and marketing related to parking which has evolved over his 23 years in the industry. Key to James objectives as a Director is the ability to increase the profile of the parking industry and its lobbying abilities. To be recognised as a reliable source of comment and insight for press, government and other organisations

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Mosstyn Howell

Mosstyn Howell

Mosstyn has been a leader, visionary and highly respected partner and colleague in the parking industry for over 20 years. Mosstyn is currently the Founder and CEO of UbiPark which provides exciting new parking technologies to assist consumers to save time and money when looking for parking. UbiPark also provides car park owners with marketing and data analytic tools to increase revenues and reach customers in the digital world.

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NSW - Executive(s)

Neal Smylie – Vice President

Neal Smylie – Vice President

Neal Smylie is Chief Operating Officer at Secure Parking and oversees all aspects of Secure Parking’s operations in Australia, New Zealand and UK from strategy, to customer service, technology, operations, control room services, marketing, finance, vendor relations and audit.

Neal brings a range of experiences and perspectives to the role of director, as well as the ability to call on the experience of the Secure Parking team worldwide.

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QLD - Executive(s)

Martin Ryan

Martin Ryan

Martin is the Head of Parking and Transport, Brisbane Airport. Martin has over 20 years’ experience in Business Development, Commercial Management and logistics gained from his roles as State, National and International Sales Managers for companies within the Photographic, Gift and Toy Industries as well as divisional responsibilities within the Airport Industry. He joined Brisbane Airport in 2011 to assist with the development and launch of the state of the art, 9 level, 5,000 + bay facility and refurbishment of adjacent facilities.

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Wayne Bryant

Wayne Bryant

Wayne is a Certified Practising Accountant with a strong background in accounting, finance and credit management, with 26 years’ experience in the media, medical diagnostics and the university industries/sectors. His role is as Manager of Transport Systems at QUT has seen him implement a total university parking review, participate in a technology review for new campus car park ,implement a Pay on Exit Technology and project management of retrofitting new technology to other facilities across both campuses at Queensland University of Technology as well as head up the project team for the Kelvin Grove Sports Field Car Park. Wayne is keen to see parking recognised as a profession and will be working with fellow directors towards the opportunity to introduce a certification program recognising prior and new learnings.

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NT - Executive(s)

Sharon Prior- President

Sharon Prior- President

Sharon is currently the Team Leader Off Street Parking Services at Adelaide City Council. Since commencing with Adelaide City Council in 2004 Sharon has undertaken a variety of leadership roles which have covered all aspects of parking within Local Government, ranging from the regulatory situation of on street parking to the management of Council?s off street commercial multi deck car parks.

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Paul Sidwell

Paul Sidwell

Paul is the Regional Managing Director AU/NZ at ADVAM and has been an active participant in the parking industry in Australia since 2011 with a focus on technology and innovation. Paul has a wide-ranging knowledge of innovation, compliance and technology challenges relevant to the PA membership base. His expertise includes; EMV compliance, online payments, digital wallets, banking services, online reservation systems, customer account systems, ticketless parking, loyalty and other software applications. Paul brings a wealth of parking, payments and software experience to Parking Australia, as well as a broad, global outlook, which will benefit the membership base. His goal is to drive greater engagement between the payments and financial technology ’fintech’ industry and parking in Australia.

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TAS - Executive(s)

James English

James English

James is Managing Director at ACE PARKING and active member of Parking Australia, Victoria Police Car Park Operator Forum and Committee member of Melbourne Airport’s Landside Operations and is also a Committee Member of the Australian Operators Scheme

James has an insight into all different methods of operation, design, consultation, technology and marketing related to parking which has evolved over his 23 years in the industry. Key to James objectives as a Director is the ability to increase the profile of the parking industry and its lobbying abilities. To be recognised as a reliable source of comment and insight for press, government and other organisations

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ACT - Executive(s)

About the Parking Australia Board
A Board of Directors administers Parking Australia’s affairs, subject to the vote of members and those willing to offer their services as board members. Board members are elected by the membership at the association’s Annual General Meeting, normally for a term of 2 years. The Parking Australia Board includes a representative from each state and territory in Australia.

Becoming a Parking Australia Director
Members of Parking Australia  are invited to nominate for the position of director at the Annual General Meeting. By embarking on a role as a board member it is important that you are able to make a commitment to the board and to the association in order to implement the vision and strategies determined by the board and that you have personal aspirations that you would like to achieve for PA. By being a part of the board you will be able to make a difference and assist in implementing the board’s vision. Serving on the PA board can be a positive experience and will clearly enhance your understanding of the parking industry and its people.

The role of a director of Parking Australia Ltd is a voluntary task requiring a significant commitment. The position is normally for a term of 2 years, but directors can be re-elected for 2 further terms of 2 years each. There is no remuneration for directors other than a fixed fee for attending board meetings. This fee covers some of your travel and accommodation costs.

In order to understand the requirements for nomination, it is strongly recommended that you read Sections 33 and 34 of the new Constitution of Parking Australia Ltd to assist you in deciding whether you are eligible to nominate.

Parking Australia Committees

Board members volunteer to participate on committees which evaluate and plan the association’s main functions. There are six separate committees which each feature specific roles and responsibilities, in relation to the association’s strategic plan: Membership, Events, Future of Parking, Education, Finance & Governance and Policy.

 

 

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