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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.

John Murray CEO, RAAF Association (WA Division) Inc., WA

John-Murray.jpgJohn took up the role of CEO with the RAAF Association (WA Division) Inc. in May 2013. RAAFA (WA Division) Inc. is the biggest provider of retirement living in WA with six retirement villages comprising 1,416 independent living units, 19 assisted independent units, 446 aged care places and 13 motel units in Bull Creek, Mandurah, Albany and Merriwa. 

John comes with extensive experience in health, aged care and retirement living with senior management experience spanning 25 years. John commenced his career as a Registered Nurse specialising in mental health. His skills in leadership and management are supported by a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership.

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.

Alexandra Zammit, CEO Thomas Halt

 Alexandra is the CEO of Thomas Holt and has worked in the aged care industry for the past 12 years. Thomas Holt is a community not for profit organisation delivering services in retirement living, residential care and home care. Previously, Alexandra worked in the public health system for 25 years holding senior management roles which included a broad range of positions in the areas of clinical care, teaching, research and corporate services.  

Alexandra is an experienced Director and Chair and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Using exponential thinking and methodology she empowers her operational team to embrace the agile and nimble environment of a smaller organisation .All service offerings must have the client central to all they do and provide cutting edge service delivery to those we serve. She is a renowned champion of the smaller stand alone NFP provider believing they can offer a boutique and unique service option to our valued older Australians. 

Alexandra serves as the Chair of The Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation Board of Directors which provides support for children who live with families affected by mental illness across the nation. 

Alexandra is the Vice Chair of Aged and Community Services Australia NSW Divisional Council Advisory Council.


For further information please contact Jonathan Marin.

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.

Mark Sewell (Chair) CEO, Warrigal
Alexandra Davis CEO, Holy Family Services
Alexandra Zammit CEO, Thomas Holt
Chris Grover CFO, Uniting
David Maher Managing Director, Catholic Healthcare Limited
Jenni Allan CEO, ADSSI
Paul Sadler CEO, Presbyterian Aged Care NSW & ACT
Raad Richards CEO, Carrington Centennial Care
Sue Thompson CEO, McLean Care

For further information please contact Jonathan Marin

Genevieve Green CEO, Holy Spirit
Geoff Batkin CEO, Wesley Mission Queensland
Luke Grieve Director Transformation, Mercy Community Services
Greg Skelton CEO, PresCare
Janet Rhodes Regional Group Manager Procurement, St Vincent’s
Karen Crouch Executive Director, Anglicare Southern Queensland
Raelene Phillips CEO, Good Shepherd Lodge
Glenys Webby Director Service Reform, Blue Care

For further information please contact Melissa Centofanti 

Ashley Cooper Managing Director, Fullarton Lutheran Homes
David Moran CEO, Southern Cross Care SA & NT
Ray Creen CEO, ACH Group
Deborah Burton Senior Manager Aged Care, Uniting Care Wesley Port
Gillian McGinty CEO, Boandik Lodge
Jaqueline Howard General Manager, Active Living, Anglicare SA
Juanita Walker CEO, Whyalla Aged care Inc
Matthew Cragg CEO, Warrina Homes Incorporated
Richard Hearn CEO, Resthaven
Sara Blunt, Chair CEO, James Brown Memorial Trust
Sharyn Broer, Deputy Chair CEO, Meals on Wheels (SA) Inc

For further information please contact Darren Matthewson   

Rod Hunt Emmerton Park
Lucy O'Flaherty CEO, Glenview Community Services
Carolyn Wallace Director of Clinical Services, Southern Cross Care
Paul Targett CEO, Christian Homes Tasmania
Norm Mcilfatrick CEO, OneCare
Douglass Doherty CEO, Family Based Care North-West
Wendy Mitchell CEO, Community Care Tasmania
Connie Bruckard GM Aged & Home Based Care Services, Anglicare Tas

For further information please contact Darren Matthewson 

Bill Appleby CEO, Jewish Care
David Reece CEO, AdventCare
Birgit Goetz Martin Luther Homes
Martin Sammut CEO, Assisi Centre Inc
Michele Lewis CEO, Mecwacare
Rosa Ginevra CEO, Mayflower Aged Care
Stephen Cornelissen Group CEO, Mercy Health
Vanda Iaconese CEO, Doutta Galla Aged Services
Janna Voloshin Vasey RSL Care

For further information please contact Trevor Lovelle 

John Murray CEO, RAAF Association (WA Div)
David Fenwick CEO, Amaroo Care Services
Justine Colyer CEO, Rise Network
Dr Michael Preece CEO, Juniper
Stephanie Buckland CEO, Amana Living
Irene Mooney CEO, MYVISTA
Dan Minchin Group CEO, Chorus
Rhonda Parker CEO, Alzheimers WA
Shane Yensch CEO, Spine & Limb Foundation