ACSA Constitution

Click here to view.


ACSA Chairperson

Sara Blunt - Chairperson CEO, James Brown Memorial Trust, SA

2559_001-Sara-Blunt.jpgSara has broad leadership experience including aged care, health, regulatory and military environments. She has up to date knowledge in leadership and management having attended Mt Eliza Executive Education, building on her Bachelor of Business. She is a graduate of the Vincent Fairfax, Ethics in Leadership program adding an ethical dimension to her skill set. Sara's leadership in aged care and health is highly credible as she is a Registered Nurse.

Sara's leadership experience in aged care, health, professional regulation and the military along with her interest in bringing the best from people has led to highly successful outcomes in leading change.

Board Directors

Stephen Cornelissen - Vice Chairperson Group CEO, Mercy Health, Victoria

Stephen is an experienced health care executive who has worked in a range of roles in hospitals, community organisations and central bureaucracy in both metropolitan and rural settings in Australia and New Zealand.

Stephen has served on a number of national and state advisory groups, and maintains an active profile in local community initiatives. He is committed to, and passionate about, improving care and services for people, particularly those who are disadvantaged or facing adversity.
Stephen has been awarded by the Australian Catholic University the honorary title of Adjunct Professor in recognition of leadership in the area of health and aged care services.

Greg Skelton CEO, PresCare QLD

For 20 years, Greg has been committed to providing the highest standard of service to Queensland’s elderly. His impressive reputation is backed by his finance and logistics background. A qualified CPA with a degree in business and an MBA in strategic management, Greg is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

He serves on the Presbyterian Church of Queensland Finance and Administration Board and is a Director/Governor of St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital; and as Audit and Finance Chairman on the PMSA Group of Schools.

Lucy O'Flaherty CEO, Glenview Community Services, Tasmania

Lucy has extensive experience working in the Aged and Community Care sector and is currently working towards opening Australia's first Dementia Village, Korongee. Lucy has significant experience in the areas of sector reform having led large teams through industry and legislative changes. Combined with her former career in hospitality and marketing she provides a well-rounded and practical approach to business, with the passion and drive to raise the bar in Aged Care Standards across Australia.

She serves as the Chair for ACSA (Tasmanian Divisional Council), as a Board Member for the Moonah, Glenorchy Business Association and Working It Out, is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Insitute of Management, in which she won the Austrralian Not For Profit Leader of the Year 2016.

Stephanie Buckland, CEO Amana Living, Western Australia

Stephanie has an extensive background in leadership, marketing and product management and has worked across a variety of sectors including aged care, tourism, banking and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. Since joining Amana Living in 2016, she has worked with her team to initiate a program of change and transformation to bring Amana Living closer to its customers.  Significant initiatives include the Dedicated Staffing Model implemented in all residential care centres; the launch of the Amana Living Training Institute registered training organisation; and the innovative Amana Living Arts Festival. 

Stephanie is a Director of Anglicare Australia; Chair of St George’s Anglican Grammar School; and a member of the Curtin University Business School Advisory Council.  She has a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from the Pennsylvania State University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Virginia.

Please note that ACS NSW/ACT transitioned their business operations to ACSA on 1 July 2017. ACS NSW/ACT is finalising windup activities as part of a voluntary members liquidation process.  To view the ACS NSW/ACT 2017 Financial Report please click here.

Paul Sadler, Chair CEO, Presbyterian Aged Care NSW & ACT
Mark Sewell CEO, Warrigal
David Maher Managing Director, Catholic Healthcare Limited
Sue Thompson CEO, McLean Care
Jenni Allan CEO, ADSSI Homeliving
Alexandra Davis CEO, Holy Family Services
Marta Terracciano CEO, Residential Gardens
Leigh Kildey CEO, Ashfield Baptist Homes
Tony Bidstrup CEO, Mercy Services
Matt Sierp CEO, Sapphire Coast Aged Care
Rosy Walia CEO, Multicultural Care
Greg Skelton CEO, PresCare
Geoff Batkin CEO, Wesley Mission Queensland
Genevieve Green CEO, Holy Spirit Care Services
Robyn Kross CEO, Cooinda Aged Care Centre
Glenys Webby Director Service Reform and Innovation, Blue Care
Leonie Fowke COO, Feros Care
Cherylee Treloar CEO of Footprints Inc
Ashley Cooper, Chair CEO, Fullarton Lutheran Homes
Matthew Cragg, Deputy Chair CEO, Warrina Homes Incorporated
Sara Blunt CEO, Kalyra Communities
Sharyn Broer CEO, Meals on Wheels (SA) Inc
Richard Hearn CEO, Resthaven Inc
Gillian McGinty CEO, Boandik Inc
Anna Howard CEO, Murray Mallee Aged Care Group
David Moran CEO, Southern Cross Care SA & NT
Juanita Walker CEO, Whyalla Aged Care Inc
Daniel Aitchison General Manager, Aged Care Services, Anglicare SA
Lucy O'Flaherty, Chair CEO, Glenview Community Services
Wendy Mitchell CEO, Community Care Tasmania
Connie Bruckard GM Aged & Home Based Care Services, Anglicare Tas
Murray Coates CEO, Community Based Support
Peter Bell CEO, Onecare
Barry Lange CEO, Huon Regional Care
Bradley Lovering Lead Internal Audit & Compliance, Feros Care
Fiona Onslow-Agnew Regional Manager, Home Care, Uniting Agewell
Cherie Atchison Executive Manager, Finance and IT
Stephen Cornelissen, Chair Group CEO, Mercy Health
Michele Lewis CEO, Mecwacare
Vanda Iaconese CEO, Doutta Galla Aged Services
Rosa Ginevra CEO, Mayflower Aged Care
David Reece CEO, AdventCare
Janna Voloshin CEO, Vasey RSL Care
Birgit Goetz CEO, Martin Luther Homes
Joy Leggo CEO, Multicultural Aged Care Services Geelong
Nicole Hornsby Senior Strategic Advisor, Baptcare
Stephanie Buckland CEO, Amana Living, WA
Dr Michael Preece Executive Manager Residential, Juniper
Shane Yensch Executive Director, Alinea
David Fenwick CEO, Amaroo Care Services
Justine Colyer CEO, Rise Network
Irene Mooney CEO, MYVISTA
Rhonda Parker CEO, Alzheimers WA
Henrietta Podgorska Umbrella Multicultural Community Care Services
Sharon James CEO, Quambie Park
Dr Ricki Smith CEO, Access Care Network Australia
Stephen Carmody CEO, Capecare
Nicholas Furnivall CEO, Yaandina Community Services