The Melbourne Athenaeum Library will be closed from Friday May 5 for the installation of new shelving and will reopen on Tuesday May 9.

Board and Staff

The Melbourne Athenaeum is an incorporated association governed by a committee of management,

Office bearers are elected annually at the AGM and one third of the general committee positions are declared vacant at the AGM.

The association's principal activity is to manage a heritage building, provide a recreational library for members, manage an archive and encourage interest in the organisation and its activities.

 

Patron

The Honourable Linda Dessau AM, Governor of Victoria

 

Committee of Management

Office Bearers

President:                Don Smith

Vice-President:         Andrew Barnes

Treasurer:                Kevin Quigley

General Committee

Sophie Arnold, Louise Box, Marianne Dunham, Christine Gibbs, Matthew Gisborne, Barbara Gliddon, Athanasios Tsakonas

 

Financial Management

David Pryor, accountant

Caroline Debevc, bookkeeper

 

Business Manager

Sue Westwood

 

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Lawana Coulson

 

Library

Honorary Librarian

Rose Blustein

Library Staff

James Baker, Tom Coleman, Penny Cook, Clare Murayama

Volunteers

Perry Anderson, Lea Beranek, Aaron Cook, Wallis Gandell, Norma Gates, Lynne Johnston, Moyra McAllister (life member), Pat Miller

 

Archives

Volunteer Archivist

Marjorie Dalvean (life member)

Archive Volunteers

Lynne Clements, Gerry Ely, Kaye Goldenberg, Ruby Gray, Anne Marsden, Christine Perkins, Anthony Perrin