There are currently 10 members of the WSA Board. Read more about them below.


President: Carol Fox 

Skills:

Leadership Training, Education, Mentoring and Coaching, Small Business, People and Culture, Public Speaking, Networking, Promotion.

Current Employment:

Owner - Carol Fox & Co - Confident Communication for Leaders.

Former Employment:

Victoria University 

Education:

B.App.Sci (PE)
Grad Dip Education
MA
Graduate Australia Institute of Company Directors

Previous Board Experience:

Australian Board NLP
Victorian Chapter ABNLP
Victorian Waterpolo
Lorne SLSC Council of Life Saving Delegates LSV 


Based in: Melbourne



Deputy Chair: Natasha Norton

 

Skills: 

Strategy development, Business development/sponsorship and alliance development, Financial management, Quality and governance and People management

Current Employment:

Chief Executive Officer – Accuteque

Former Employment:

Chief Operations Officer and Program & Relationship Manager, Accuteque
Program Manager TC&C - Testing; Planning Manager and Integration Manager, Telstra
UAT Test & Implementation Manager, AXA.
Test Manager, TruEnergy Group
Test Coordinator, National Foods

Education:

Board Orientation Series, Leadership Victoria
Executive Leadership Program, Melbourne University - Melbourne Business School
Management Accounting, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology [RMIT]
Bachelor of Arts – Political Science & Philosophy, Australian National University 

Board Experience:

GLOBE – Gays and Lesbian Organisation of Business and Enterprise – Vice President and Chair – Strategy & Governance Committee
Vic ICT for Women – Board Member
Vic ICT for Women – Chair of Marketing, Brand and Communications Advisory Committee

Based in: Melbourne



Treasurer: Sarah Kelly


Skills:

Accounting and Finance, Leadership, Business, Sport, Coaching

Current Employment:

CEO- Water Polo SA

Former Employment:

Development Officer - WaterPolo SA
Owner/Operator - Totally Tennis Coaching
Owner Operator - Savvy Financial Services

Education:

Bachelor of Accounting and Finance
Diploma in Sports Development
Junior Development Coach - Tennis Australia
Development Coach - Volleyball Australia


Based in: South Australia


 

Secretary: Sandie Angus 


Skills:

Corporate governance, legal advice, leadership, company secretarial, contract negotiation,  enterprise-wide risk management, strategic planning, ethical conduct 

Current Employment:

Director

Former Employment:

General Counsel and Company Secretary, Energy Queensland Ltd
Executive General Manager, Business Services/General Counsel and Company Secretary, Queensland Treasury Corporation

Education:

Bachelor of Laws - University of Queensland
Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors
Leadership for Senior Executive Women – University of Queensland 

Board Experience:

Finance and Risk Management Committee, Australian University Sport
House with No Steps 

Based in: Brisbane



Board Director: Alison Buxton  

Skills

Strategic Leadership, Brand Marketing, Stakeholder Engagement, Driving Change, Managing Complexity,  Governance 

Current Employment

Professional Non-Executive Director:
Non-Executive Director & Public Officer Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand Pty Ltd Non-Executive Director Wiljuma Pty Ltd & Confoil Pty Ltd Non-Executive Director Australian Shareholders Association 

Former Employment

Managing Director and Public Officer ANZ, The Martin-Brower Company

Education

Graduate, Company Directors Course, AICD
Corporate Directors 3-Day Seminar, UNE
Certificate Effective Logistics Management - Centre of Applied Marketing, AGSM
Diploma, Fashion Design - KVB College of Visual Communication
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) - University of N.S.W. 

Previous Board Experience

Independent director of the East Gippsland Food Cluster (EGFC)
Member of the Remuneration & Nominations Committee
Member of the Stakeholder Communications & Engagement Committee

 

Based in: Melbourne


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Board Director: Louise Evans

 

Skills

Internal and External Communications, Writing, Editing and Publishing, Media Engagement & Management, Crisis Management, Presenting, Facilitating, Public Speaking, Traditional and Social Media Engagement and Management, Documentary Maker, Event Planning/Staging/Management, Mentoring, Networking.  

Current Employment 

Communications Consultant Quay Advisers 

Former Employment

Journalist: The Canberra Times, Australian Associated Press, Sydney Morning Herald, ABC
Sports Writer: Australian Associated Press, Sydney Morning Herald
Foreign Correspondent Chine and Great Britain: Australian Associated Press
Sports Editor, Features Editor, Managing Editor, Commercial Editor: The Australian
Night Manager Communications: London 2012 Olympic Games Organising Committee
News Service Supervisor: Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games
Author and Documentary Maker: Passage to Pusan - a non fiction Australian family wartime story that started as a book and became a touring exhibition and documentary.

Education:

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, University of Queensland
Leading with Impact, News Corp Leadership Diploma

 

Based in: Sydney


Board Director: Rosemary Hermans 

Skills:

Community Development, Business Administration, Project Management, Marketing, Communications, Research, Policy and Advocacy, Quality Frameworks 

Current Employment:

Quality Manager, Prestige Inhome Services 

Education:

Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors
Doctorate of Philosophy, Swinburne University
Master of International and Community Development, Deakin University
Graduate Diploma of Development Studies, Deakin University
Executive Certificate of Business Administration, Swinburne University of Technology
Bachelor of Arts, Monash University

Board Experience:

Committee Member and Secretary – ANZSTR (Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research)
Board Director  – Alpha Autism State Representative  
AACASA (Australian African Children’s Aid & Support Association) Social Secretary
VWSKFA (Victorian Water Skiing and Kite Flying Association) Committee Member and Vice-President
MAPS (Monash University Mature and Part-time Students Association) 

Based in: Melbourne


 

Board Director: Emily Mogic

Skills: 

Digital Portfolio and Delivery Management, Vendor Management, Coaching agile, SCRUM, SAFe, and Lean principles and practices, Public speaking, Photography, Website management.  

Current Employment:

Enterprise Coach, ANZ 

Former Employment:

Senior Delivery Consultant, ANZ
Principal Consultant, Revolution IT

Education:

Graduate Diploma of Marketing
Bachelor of Business Systems 

 

Based in: Melbourne


Board Director: Gen Simmons

Skills:

Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Media Relations, Strategic Communications, Social Media, Speech Writing, Copy Editing, Website Management.

Current Employment:

Marketing and Communications Manager, Gymnastics Victoria 

Former Employment:

Senior Associate of Marketing and Communications, Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union
Social Media Strategist, Racing.com (Racing Victoria)
Digital Communications Manager, Netball Australia & the ANZ Championship 

Education:

Bachelor of Communications (Professional Communication) - RMIT University  

 

Based in: Melbourne


 

Board Director: Raelene Turner

Skills:

Advisor, Coaching, Mentoring, Leadership, Strategic Business Planning, Human Resources Management, Career Development and Transition, Organisation Development, Change Management, Commercial Business, Financial Acumen, Facilitation, Negotiation, Influencing.

Current Employment:

HR Consultant, Rae Turner & Associates 

Former Employment:

Manager People and Culture, Etihad Stadium
Director Human Resources, Tennis Australia
National Manager Human Resources, Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners
Human Resources Manager, Nine Network Melbourne 

Education:

Graduate Diploma of Business Human Resource Management, Swinburne University
Advanced Program in Human Resource Management
UCLA Anderson School of Management Executive Education 

Board Experience:

Board of Governance member – Inner East Mental Health Services Association
Board of Governance member – Victorian Mental Health Carers Network  - Tandem 

 

Based in: Melbourne