Executive

The day-to-day affairs of the Association are managed by an Executive Committee, most of whom are elected by the general membership of the Association. The composition of the Executive and terms of office for the various positions are specified in the Association's Constitution. Current Executive Committee membership is shown below.

Correspondence to do with individual portfolios and general correspondence to the Executive should be directed via the AARE Office.  

Position Office Holder
President
2023-2024
Prof Julie McLeod
University of Melbourne
Immediate Past President  
2023
Prof Allyson Holbrook
University of Newcastle
Secretary
2021-2023
Prof Annette Woods
Queensland University of Technology
Treasurer
2023-2025
Prof Michele Simons
Western Sydney University
Editor in Chief AER
2023-2025
A/Prof Stewart Riddle
University of Southern Queensland
Communications Coordinator
2021-2023
Dr Amanda Levido
Queensland University of Technology
SIGs Coordinator
2021-2023
A/Prof Ilektra Spandagou
University Of Sydney
Research Development Coordinator 
2022-2024
Prof Kalervo Gulson
University Of Sydney
Indigenous Researcher Liaison
2020-2022
VACANT
Co-opted Indigenous Member VACANT
Ordinary Member Early Career Researcher
2022-2023
Dr Ellen Larsen
University of Southern Queensland
Ordinary Member Postgraduate Student 
2023-2024
Ms Sarah Langman
Australian Catholic University
Co-opted Chair, Conferences Standing Committee
2022-2024
Dr Kathryn Grushka
University Of Newcastle
Ordinary Member
2022-2023
Dr Olivia Johnston
Edith Cowan University
Ordinary Member
2023-2024
Professor Chris Boyle
University of Adelaide
Chair, Selection Committee
Award for Doctoral Research in Education
Kathryn Holmes
Western Sydney University
AARE Public Officer Prof Robert Hattam
University of South Australia
Executive Office  Ms Amanda Mehegan
AARE
office@aare.edu.au
SIG & Office Administration Assistant Susie Knight
AARE
aare@aare.edu.au

Call for nominations for the Executive Committee of AARE

Nominations for 2022 are now open.

2022 Nomination Form

2022 Executive Election Position Descriptions

DRAFT Executive Office Bearer Policy SEPT 2022

Please return completed Nomination Forms addressed to: AARE Secretary, Professor John Lester, at secretary@aare.edu.au

Past Office Bearers

Past Office Bearers of AARE 

Benefits of nominating for Executive

Thinking of nominating to be an Executive member? Hear what previous Executive members think about being involved.

Abbey MacDonald ECR Representative 2016 -2017