Ms Alison Russell-French
President and Chair
Alison is currently a part time consultant working in the area of environment, conservation and nature resource management. She is currently President of the Canberra Ornithological Group (COG) and Chair of the Australasian Wader Studies Group. Previously she was a career Public Servant for 32 years joining the Australian Public Service in 1974 and retiring in 2006. She was a member of the Senior Executive Public Service for 10 years from 1996- 2006. Her APS career spanned a wide range of policy development and program implementation, delivery and administration across environment and conservation, heritage, natural resource and fisheries management areas.