Our members

VCAT has more than 200 members. These are the people who hear and decide cases.

Our members have specialist knowledge and qualifications, and most have a legal background. All our members must have:

●    a high level of integrity
●    sound judgment
●    legal or professional skills
●    excellent communication and interpersonal skills
●    the ability to conduct hearings
●    a capacity to make fair decisions quickly.

Who appoints our members

The Governor in Council appoints members on the recommendation of the Attorney-General. They’re appointed to these roles for seven years. 
Find information about VCAT appointments on the Department of Justice and Community Safety website

List of VCAT members

Current at 02 October 2021

VCAT President

Justice Michelle Quigley

Vice Presidents

Judge Sharon Burchell
Judge Elizabeth Brimer

Judge Sandra Davis
Judge Mark Dean
Judge Felicity Hampel
Judge Michael Macnamara
Judge Samantha Marks
Judge Jeanette Morrish
Judge Andrea Tsalamandris

Judge Ted Woodward

Deputy Presidents

Ms Teresa Bisucci
Ms Carol Daicic (Acting)
Mr Mark Dwyer
Ms Heather Lambrick
Mr Ian Lulham
Ms Genevieve Nihill AM
Mr Ian Proctor
Mr Eric Riegler
Mr Richard Wilson

Senior Members - Non-sessional

Ms Margaret Baird
Mr John Bennett
Mr John Billings

Ms Susan Burdon-Smith
Mr Sam Cimino
Mr Geoffrey Code
Ms Anna Dea
Ms Carol Daicic
Mr Mark Farrelly
Ms Leneen Forde
Mr Brendan Hoysted
Mr Laurie Hewet
Ms Justine Jacono
Ms Suzanne Kirton
Mr Philip Martin
Ms Stella Moraitis
Mr Ian Potts
Ms Charlene Price
Ms Rachel Naylor
Mr Bill Sibonis
Mr Jonathan Smithers
Ms Bernadette Steele
Mr Lindsay Warren
Ms Elisabeth Wentworth
Mrs Silvana Wilson

Senior Members - Sessional

Ms Catherine Aird
Mr Robert Davis
Judge Pamela Jenkins
Mr Michael Levine
Ms Jacqueline Preuss

Ms Jeanette Rickards
Mr Alan Vassie

Members - Non-sessional

Ms Pamela Barrand
Ms Diane Bates
Ms Claire Bennett
Ms Elizabeth Bensz
Ms Deirdre Bignell
Ms Tracey Bilston-McGillen
Ms Kerrie Birtwistle
Ms Michelle Blackburn
Ms Danica Buljan
Mr Domenico Calabro
Ms Mary Cameron
Ms Kylea Campana
Mr Neill Campbell
Ms Megan Carew
Ms Dalia Cook
Ms Lara Crocker
Mr Robert Daly
Mr Michael Deidun
Ms Picha Djohan
Mr Christopher Edquist
Ms Nicole Feeney
Mr Sydney Fry
Mr Peter Gaschk
Ms Alison Glynn
Ms Juliette Halliday
Mr Chris Harty
Mr Brook Hely
Ms Louise Johnson
Mr Barry Josephs
Mr Andrew Kincaid
Ms Jessica Klingender
Ms Kim Knights
Ms Rebecca Leshinsky
Ms Susanne Liden
Mr Owen Mahoney
Ms Felicity Marks
Ms Sarah McDonald
Ms Anne Moon
Ms Holly Nash
Mr Michael Nelthorpe
Ms Katherine Paterson
Ms Judith Perlstein
Ms Tania Petranis
Mr Charles Powles
Ms Linda Rowland
Mr Ian Scott
Ms Karina Shpigel
Ms Alison Slattery
Ms Anita Smith
Ms Jane Tait
Mr Reynah Tang AM
Mr Joel Templar
Mr Christopher Thwaites
Ms Anne-Marie Tilley
Ms Mary-Anne Taranto
Dr Andrea Treble
Ms Tracy Watson
Ms Susan Whitney
Mr Shiran Wickramasinghe
Ms Cindy Wilson

Members - Sessional

Mr Benjamin Adcock
Ms Vanessa Aitken
Dr George Alexander
Ms Dianne Anderson
Ms Mary Archibald PSM
Mr Stephen Axford
Ms Pamela Barry
Dr Philip Bender
Ms Wendy Boddison
Ms Siobhan Boyd-Squires
Ms Emma Bridge
Mr Robert Buchanan
Ms Marietta Bylhouwer
Mr Louis Cali
Dr Melainie Cameron
Ms Rebecca Cameron
Mr Geoffrey Carruthers
Mr Gregary Chase
Mr John Clampett
Ms Vicky Cogley
Ms Gwenneth Crawford
Ms Bernadette Cremean
Mr Frank Dawson
Dr Clare Delany
Dr Anthony Dickinson
Mr Barry Draper
Ms Annette Eastman
Mr Michael El Moussalli
Dr John Farhall
Dr Peter Farrelly
Ms Natalie Fleming
Mr John Forsyth
Ms Danielle Galvin
Ms Michelle Gardner
Mr Jayce Gilbert
Dr John Gleeson
Ms Megan Goulding
Mr Sherman Gu Xu Ming
Mr Raymond Gymer
Mr Paul Gysslink
Mr Nick Hadjigeorgiou
Ms Bernadette Hally
Ms Diana Harding QC
Dr Christopher Hart
Ms Margaret Harvey
Mr Tony Horan
Mr Colin Jones
Dr Alan Johnston
Ms Ann Keddie
Mr David Kim
Ms Kay Kirmos
Ms Carolyn Manning
Dr Elizabeth Mason
Mr Colin McIntosh
Ms Patricia McKeown
Dr Peter McNeill
Mr Roderick McRae
Ms Katherine Metcalf
Dr Patricia Molloy
Ms Lorina Nervegna
Ms Kathryn Norman
Dr Elissa O'Brien
Mr Rodney Page
Ms Kate Partenio
Ms Rosslyn Pearson
Ms Annette Peart
Mr Christopher Perera
Dr Yi-Lee Phang
Mr Robert Phillips
Ms Marian Power
Mr Mark Prince
Dr Aruna Reddy
Ms Erin Rankins
Dr John Reggars
Dr Colin Riley
Mr Geoffrey Rundell
Mr John Sharkie
Mr Gregory Sharpley
Ms Felicity Slee
Dr Rowan Story AM RFD
Dr Angela Sungaila
Mr Michael Sweeney
Ms Anna Tantau
Ms Vivienne Topp
Mr Christopher Torr
Mr Peter Tyler
Mr Blair Ussher
Ms Jill Walsh
Dr Laurie Warfe
Dr John Waterhouse
Mr Philip West
Ms Angela Williams
Ms Catherine Wilson
Mr Samuel Zheng