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You are here: Home News and media CMC media releases Media releases — 6 July 2010 – 29 June 2011 New Crime and Misconduct Commissioner announced — 07.04.2011
You are here: Home News and media CMC media releases Media releases — 6 July 2010 – 29 June 2011 New Crime and Misconduct Commissioner announced — 07.04.2011

New Crime and Misconduct Commissioner announced — 07.04.2011

The Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost of Griffith University has been appointed as a Commissioner to the Crime and Misconduct Commission.

Professor Marilyn McMeniman AM will take up the appointment from late April and will join the five-member Commission which sets the corporate policy and strategic directions of the CMC.

CMC Chairperson Martin Moynihan AO QC says Professor McMeniman’s experience, knowledge and expertise public sector management and review will prove invaluable to the CMC.

‘The CMC plays an important role in researching the public sector, police and crime, and Professor McMeniman’s academic knowledge will be of great importance to our organisation,’ Mr Moynihan said.

‘The Commission is very pleased to have a person of Professor McMeniman’s experience as one of its members.’

Professor McMeniman has held academic positions at the University of Queensland and Griffith University and has co-authored major national and state reviews and reports relating to language learning and educational research.

She was the inaugural Head of Griffith University’s School of Languages and Applied Linguistics in 1994-95, served as Dean of Education at Griffith from 1996 to 2001 and was Pro Vice Chancellor (Arts, Education and Law) from 2002 – 2009.

In 1997 she was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to education.

Professor McMeniman replaces Dr David Gow whose term expired late last year.

The CMC Commission comprises a full-time Chairperson and four part-time Commissioners.

 


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Last updated: 06 December 2011
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