Damian Lodge

Damian Lodge MBA, M App Sci (LIM), B Bus (LIM), Ass Dip App Sci (Lib Tech), AALIA (CP)

Information provided as ALIA President 2014-2015

Current position:

  • Lecturer in Information Studies at Charles Sturt University.

Previous positions:

  • Over twenty years experience in libraries in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania.

  • Director for the Centre for Information Studies.

  • Manager Client and Information Services CSU Libraries Wagga.

Professional activities:

  • Currently in a second term on the ALIA Board.

  • Director of a library publishing company.

  • Presents at library conferences and publishes regularly.

Statement of professional concerns:

As President, Damian's goal is to assist ALIA in addressing:

  • Membership decline.

  • Financial stability.
  • Education & accreditation.
  • Quality professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunities for growth through working more closely with other allied associations.

Having already served a two year term as a board member (starting May 2007) and a second term (starting in 2013), Damian is fully aware of the requirements and obligations of working on the ALIA Board and plans to lead ALIA into a brighter future for the organisation and importantly the profession it supports.