The affairs of the Society are managed by an Executive Committee, appointed by the members at the AGM. PESA rules allow for some functions to be delegated to one of more sub-Executive Committees, currently noted as ‘Portfolios’ and listed below.

Executive Committee
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President

Marek Tesar

The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr Marek Tesar is an Associate Professor and the Associate Dean International at the Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland.  He is Editor-in-Chief of Policy Futures in Education (SAGE), Deputy Editor of PESA’s flagship and leading academic journal in the field, Educational Philosophy and Theory (T&F), and Deputy Editor of another of PESA’s journals, Access: Contemporary Issues in Education. He also serves as one of the Editors on Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice (T&F) and New Directions in the Philosophy of Education (Routledge). His research is focused on philosophical methods, childhood studies and early childhood education, with expertise in the philosophy of education and philosophical thinking around ontologies and the ethics of researching these notions. 

https://unidirectory.auckland.ac.nz/profile/m-tesar

PESA Portfolios – Society Rules, Archive and Doctoral Scholarships

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Vice-President

Sonja Arndt

Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne

https://findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/profile/857664-sonja-arndt

PESA Portfolios –  Editorial Development Group

Andrew Madjar

Secretary

Andrew Madjar

The University of Auckland, New Zealand

https://unidirectory.auckland.ac.nz/profile/a-madjar

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PESA Portfolios – Postgraduate Representative

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Treasurer

Rachel Buchanan

The University of Newcastle, Australia

https://www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/rachel-buchanan

PESA Portfolios – Postgraduates, PESA Website, Social Media,

Ex Officio
Liz Jackson

Immediate Past President

Liz Jackson

The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

https://repository.eduhk.hk/en/persons/liz-jackson

PESA Portfolios – PESA publicity; Conferences; Social Media

Tina Besley

PESA Agora Editor/Manager

Tina Besley

Distinguished Professor, Beijing Normal University, PRC China / Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Auckland

https://fe.bnu.edu.cn/t002-ti-1-351-23.htm

PESA Portfolios – Research Grants, Conference/Symposia/Seminar Grants, PESAAgora

Michael A Peters

Editor-in-Chief, Educational Philosophy and Theory

Michael A. Peters, FRSNZ

Beijing Normal University, China / Emeritus Professor, University of Illinois' /Senior Research Fellow (Hon)Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Auckland

http://michaeladrianpeters.com/

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PESA Portfolios - EPAT, Archives

Member Representatives
Bernadette Farrell

Bernadette Farrell

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/education-and-health/contact-us/people/bernadette-farrell.html

 

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Daniella Forster

The University of Newcastle, Australia

https://www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/daniella-forster

 

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Ruyu Hung

National Chiayi University, Taiwan

http://web.ncyu.edu.tw/~hungruyu/

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PESA Portfolios –  Membership, Book Awards, Editorial Development Group,

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Carl Mika

The University of Waikato, New Zealand

https://www.waikato.ac.nz/staff-profiles/people/mika

Co-opted members
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Taylor Webb

University of British Columbia, Canada

https://edst.educ.ubc.ca/facultystaff/p-webb/

PESA Portfolios outside Executive

 

Indigenous Philosophy Group - Carl Mika

 

Doctoral Scholarships - John Ozolins, Tina Besley, Sonja Arndt, Marek Tesar

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