Branches and Chapters

Elected November 2016.

Australian Capital Territory Branch
Contact Katherine Finlayson
Social Media Facebook
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Branch Committee
President Katherine Finlayson
Vice President Vacant
Secretary Kimberley Steele
Treasurer Jarrod Schindler
Committee Members
Jaki Fraser
Bronwyn Hendy
Owen Bingham
Melissa Alexander
New South Wales Branch
Contact Catriona Turnbull
Postal PO Box 603 Five Dock NSW 2046
Social Media Facebook
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Branch Committee
President Catriona Turnbull
Vice President Simone Butler
Secretary Susan Longney
Treasurer/Public Officer Rose Bloom
Committee Julie Logan
Jacqui Fane
Reka Cserkyik
Jenny Samild
Jackie O’Connor
Kristin Potter
Simon Hilberding
Course Co-ordinators
AKC Early Childhood
AKC Primary
Julie Logan
Catriona Turnbull
Newsletter Content Editors Simone Butler
do-re-mi Coordinator Julie Logan


Queensland Branch
Contact Sue Beech
Postal KMEIA Queensland Inc
PO Box 25 Burpengary QLD 4505
Social Media Facebook / Twitter @kmeiaqld
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Branch Committee
President Deb Brydon
Vice President Carla Trott
Secretary Emma Ritchie
Treasurer Justin Desmarchelier
Committee Members Amanda Holley
Debbie O’Shea
Melissa Black
Michael Scanlan
John Goulter
do-re-mi Coordinator
 Vera Di Bella
Mackay Chapter (QLD)
President Jill Green
Vice President Patricia Casey
Secretary Linda Miller
Treasurer Judith Power
Townsville Chapter (QLD)
President Heather Orr
Vice President Tessa Nicholls
Secretary Alix Hansen
Treasurer Bek Bigalla
Committee Janet Askern
Rebecca Brown
Fiona Burnett
Maureen Crimeen
Narelle Hansen
Jane Jocumsen
Sue Laing
Kimberley Lysons
Kat Menkens
Social Media Facebook
South Australian Branch
Contact Janelle Fletcher
Social Media
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Branch Committee
President Janelle Fletcher
Vice Presidents
Gaby Freer
Minute Secretary Kirrabelle Lovell
Treasurer Marg Lange
Newsletter Editor Yvonne Tysoe
Victorian Branch
Contact Glenys Gijsbers
(For all membership, event and administrative matters)
Phone (03) 9254 1035
Contact Mark O’Leary
(For all other matters)
Postal 3/6 Atherton Road, Oakleigh, VIC 3166
Phone (03) 9578 5459
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Branch Committee
President Mark O’Leary
Vice President Susan Searle
Secretary Melissa Karakaltsa
Treasurer Lisa Sheppard
Committee Members
Julia Piggin
Anne Wilson
Ruth Friend
Kathleen Plastow
Vern O’Hara
Renee Heron
James Gaspari
Alex St Vincent Welsh
Ebony Birch-Hanger
Rowena Tall
Western Australian Branch
Contact Peter Shanhun
Postal PO Box 1073 Claremont WA 6910
Social Media Facebook
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Branch Committee
President Peter Shanhun
Vice President Jason Boron
Secretary Hilary Price
Treasurer Claire Armstrong
Committee Members Rosalie Scott
Deborah Piesse
Heather Mackay
Hayley McDonald-Burns
Sally Banyard
Elissa Fleming



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Preliminary Notice of Annual General Meeting

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