John Gilson

(Management Committee CEA 1987-1993, Secretary CEA 1989-1990, Chairperson CEA 1991-1992, CEA Chemical Educator 2009)

John taught Chemistry in many schools including Myrtleford High School, Haileybury College and at The Felsted School, Essex, UK. He was the Vice Principal and Acting Principal at both The Geelong College and Geelong Grammar School. John was Co-author and co-editor for the Australian Academy of Science School Chemistry Project; Earth Air Fire and Water. (Volumes 1 and 2). He was the Chairman of the VISE Chemistry Committee and an Examiner for both the VISE/VCAB Chemistry Exams. John assisted with the publication of the Heinemann Chemistry One and Heinemann Chemistry Two texts. John’s interests include farming, gardening, sport, reading, outdoor living and in local Landcare and statewide Groups.