Personal profile: David Morris
David Morris is an educator with wide experience in Tasmania in State schools, independent schools, in the TAFE sector and as a reference librarian in the State Library of Tasmania and the University of Tasmania.
David’s distinguished contribution and expertise to teacher librarianship and library services in Tasmania and at the national level was recognised in 2013 when he was awarded the esteemed Doreen Hopkins Medal by the Australian School Library Association. He is the Tasmanian representative on the national School Libraries Advisory Committee for the Australian Library and Information Association. Davis was State Chairman of the industry Focus Group for TasTAFE’s Library and Museum Studies courses. He is Vice-President of the Tasmanian Council of Churches and, until June 2013, was also Convener of the Tasmanian Council of Churches Commission for Christian Ministry in State Schools, which is co-responsible for the development and monitoring of Tasmanian Education Department guidelines for the conduct of chaplaincy in State schools and Christian religious education in State schools.
David currently sits on the Scholarship Committee of Worldview Centre for Intercultural Studies. He has a long-standing commitment to the promotion of knowledge in the community, and is currently Head of Library & Information Services at Scotch Oakburn College in Launceston.