National Council and State Executives

The AASE National Council is the Association’s governing body. It consists of representatives from each Chapter.

The Council elects the Executive members.

The National Council meets formally twice a year.

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National Council Executive


Patrick Kelly

Vice President

Tracey Chamlin

Vice President

Rose Dixon

Michele Sheahan


Michele Sheahan


Virg Hughes

Immediate Past President

Peter Walker

Carmel Blake

Public & Executive Officer

Carmel Blake

National Council Members


David Paterson

David Paterson, ACT

Patrick Kelly, ACT

Rose Dixon, NSW

Sally Howell, NSW

Virg Hughes, NT

Karen Glasby

Karen Glasby, QLD

Tracey Chamlin, QLD

Michelle Harwood, NT

Peter Walker, SA

Megan Cavanagh

Megan Cavanagh, TAS

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Denise Foggo, TAS

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Anna Noble, SA

Vanessa Kukielka

Dianne Chambers, WA

Susan Main, WA

Helen Hartherly

Helen Hatherly, VIC