Chris Herrmann

Chris became a director of ITPA having been a member of ITPA and SAGE-AU for many years. He has over 20 years experience in IT, starting an IT consultancy whilst at University. He is still running this consultancy, working in fields as diverse as manufacturing, biotech, financial services, health and the not-for-profit sectors. He's loves working with people and technology and is an advocate for improving transparency and ethical considerations around technology.


Vice President 

Stuart Rainsford

Stuart brings 15 years of experience in the design, implementation and support of ICT security & networking. Having worked in corporate and consultancy roles, Stuart has experience across a range of enterprise, Government & defence industries.

As director of an Adelaide-based IT firm and member of Entrepreneur's Organisation, Stuart leads business growth and strategy, whilst maintaining a strong technical focus, assisting in solution architecture and innovation.

Stuart holds a Master's Degree in Management (IT) from CSU and is currently studying with the Australian Centre for Business Growth, yet maintains a number of industry certifications including Cisco CCNP/CCDP and VMware VCP-NV/VCP-DV.



Bruce Young

Bruce is a Senior Systems Engineer in the Information and Technology Directorate. Bruce is an Alumnus and long-standing staff member of CQUniversity and has been part of the journey from the days of the Capricornia Institute to the diverse locations and offerings we have today. In addition to Bruce’s day to day IT role, Bruce is also the elected Professional Staff member of the CQU Council (Board) and has been there for four years so far.



Monica Wood

Monica is a seasoned IT systems specialist with over 12 years experience in the GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) industry.

With a vast array of hands-on skills from full stack development to business analysis, data management to full system implementations, she enjoys a good problem to solve and gets creative with the solutions, delivering with high attention to detail.

Being an open source and standards advocate, she brings to the board her own vision of an IT industry that is open and collaborative.

Find her on LinkedIn.



Karl Goetz

Karl returns to the ITPA board after several years away to focus on family and work. He brings his ongoing volunteering for the organisations Sysadmin team along with experience working within the Tertiary education sector and cloud hosting space.

He can be reached at LinkedIn or via his ITPA board members email address.