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 06 May 2021

VCAT President

Justice Michelle Quigley

Vice Presidents

Judge Elizabeth Brimer
Judge Sandra Davis
Judge Mark Dean
Judge Robert Dyer
Judge Felicity Hampel
Judge Michael Macnamara
Judge Samantha Marks
Judge Jeanette Morrish
Judge Andrea Tsalamandris

Judge Ted Woodward

Deputy Presidents

Ms Teresa Bisucci
Mr Mark Dwyer
Ms Heather Lambrick
Mr Ian Lulham
Ms Genevieve Nihill AM
Mr Ian Proctor
Mr Eric Riegler

Senior Members - Non-sessional

Ms Catherine Aird
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

Mr Robert Davis
Judge Pamela Jenkins
Mr Michael Levine
Ms Margaret Lothian
Ms Jacqueline Preuss

Ms Jeanette Rickards
Mr Alan Vassie
Mr Rohan Walker
Mr Roland Williams

Members - Non-sessional

Ms Pamela Barrand
Ms Diane Bates
Ms Claire Bennett
Ms Elizabeth Bensz
Ms Deidre Bignell
Ms Tracey Bilston-McGillen
Ms Michelle Blackburn
Ms Danica Buljan
Ms Mary Cameron
Ms Kylea Campana
Mr Neill Campbell
Ms Megan Carew
Mr Michael Deidun
Mr Christopher Edquist
Ms Nicole Feeney
Ms Alison Glynn
Mr Brook Hely
Ms Louise Johnson
Mr Barry Josephs
Mr Andrew Kincaid
Ms Kim Knights
Ms Susanne Liden
Ms Felicity Marks
Ms Holly Nash
Mr Michael Nelthorpe
Ms Katherine Paterson
Mr Charles Powles
Ms Linda Rowland
Ms Anita Smith
Mr Reynah Tang AM
Mr Joel Templar
Mr Christopher Thwaites
Ms Anne-Marie Tilley
Dr Andrea Treble
Ms Susan Whitney
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 Kerrie Birtwistle
Ms Wendy Boddison
Ms Siobhan Boyd-Squires
Ms Emma Bridge
Mr Robert Buchanan
Ms Marietta Bylhouwer
Mr Domenico Calabro
Mr Louis Cali
Dr Melainie Cameron
Ms Rebecca Cameron
Mr Geoffrey Carruthers
Mr Gregary Chase
Mr John Clampett
Ms Vicky Cogley
Ms Dalia Cook
Ms Gwenneth Crawford
Ms Bernadette Cremean
Ms Lara Crocker
Mr Robert Daly
Mr Graeme David
Ms Vicki Davies
Mr Frank Dawson
Dr Clare Delany
Dr Anthony Dickinson
Ms Picha Djohan
Associate Professor Barry Draper
Ms Annette Eastman
Mr Michael El Moussalli
Dr John Farhall
Dr Peter Farrelly
Ms Natalie Fleming
Mr John Forsyth
Mr Sydney Fry
Ms Danielle Galvin
Ms Michelle Gardner
Mr Peter Gaschk
Mr Jayce Gilbert
Dr John Gleeson
Ms Megan Goulding
Mr Xu Ming (Sherman) Gu
Mr Raymond Gymer
Mr Paul Gysslink
Mr Nick Hadjigeorgiou
Ms Juliette Halliday
Ms Bernadette Hally
Ms Elisabeth Hancock
Ms Diana Harding QC
Ms Fiona Harrison
Dr Christopher Hart
Mr Christopher Harty
Ms Margaret Harvey
Mr Tony Horan
Mr Colin Jones
Dr Alan Johnston
Ms Ann Keddie
Mr David Kim
Ms Kay Kirmos
Ms Jessica Klingender
Ms Judith Leshinsky
Mr Owen Mahoney
Ms Carolyn Manning
Dr Elizabeth Mason
Ms Sarah McDonald
Mr Colin McIntosh
Ms Patricia McKeown
Dr Peter McNeill
Mr Roderick McRae
Ms Katherine Metcalf
Dr Patricia Molloy
Ms Anne Moon
Ms Lorina Nervegna
Ms Kathryn Norman
Dr Elissa O'Brien
Ms Andelka Obradovic
Mr Rodney Page
Ms Kate Partenio
Ms Rosslyn Pearson
Ms Annette Peart
Mr Christopher Perera
Ms Judith Perlstein
Ms Tania Petranis
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 Ian Scott
Mr John Sharkie
Mr Gregory Sharpley
Ms Karina Shpigel
Ms Alison Slattery
Ms Felicity Slee
Dr Rowan Story AM RFD
Dr Angela Sungaila
Mr Michael Sweeney
Ms Jane Tait
Ms Anna Tantau
Ms Mary-Anne Taranto
Mr Bryan Thomas
Ms Vivienne Topp
Mr Christopher Torr
Mr Peter Tyler
Mr Blair Ussher
Ms Jill Walsh
Dr Laurie Warfe
Dr John Waterhouse
Ms Tracy Watson
Mr Philip West
Mr Shiran Wickramasinghe
Ms Angela Williams
Ms Catherine Wilson
Ms Rebecca Wilson
Mr Samuel Zheng