Ms. Carol Oliver, a university-based science journalist, specializes in the relations between SETI and media/education, a topic on which writes and speaks at international meetings. As executive officer of SETI Australia, she helped it become one of the world's leading SETI organizations. She also coordinated the 1998 SETI conference at the University of Western Sydney Macarthur. Now she is executive officer of the Australian Centre for Astrobiology at Maquarie University. She also serves as chair of the local organising committee for IAU symposium 213, "Bioastronomy 2002: Life among the Stars", and as co-chair of the organising committee for the simultaneous Fulbright Symposium 2002, "Science Education in Partnership."