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AVN Committee

The AVN is an incorporated association registered in New South Wales. It is regulated by NSW Fair Trading and governed by the Associations Incorporation Act 2009.

Section 29 of the Incorporated Associations Act 2009 states:

(1) An association must keep a register of committee members in accordance with this section.

(2) The register must contain the following particulars in relation to each committee member:

(a) the committee member's name, date of birth and residential address,

(b) the date on which the committee member takes office,

(c) the date on which the committee member vacates office,

(d) such other particulars as may be prescribed by the regulations.

(5) The register must, at all reasonable hours, be kept available for inspection, free of charge, by any person.
The table below is incomplete. The AVN does not publicise its committee members and it refuses all requests from the general public as to who serves on the committee.

YearNamePosition
2020Aneeta HafemeisterPresident
Meryl DoreyPublic Officer
2019Aneeta HafemeisterPresident
Meryl DoreyPublic Officer
2018Meryl DoreyPresident
Wayne BairdPublic Officer
Aneeta HafemeisterCommittee member
2017Annatasha (Tasha) DavidPresident
Wayne BairdPublic Officer (from Jun)
Brett SmithPublic Officer (from Feb)
Meryl DoreyCommittee member
Trent WisemanCommittee member
Aneeta HafemeisterCommittee member
2016Annatasha (Tasha) DavidPresident
Trent WisemanCommittee member
Meryl DoreyCommittee member
Aneeta HafemeisterCommittee member
2015Annatasha (Tasha) DavidPresident
Rebecca (Bek) HenryPublic Officer
Meryl DoreyCommittee member
Aneeta HafemeisterCommittee member
2014Annatasha (Tasha) DavidPresident
Meryl DoreyPublic Officer
Aneeta HafemeisterCommittee member
2013Greg BeattiePresident
Meryl DoreyPublic Officer
Annatasha (Tasha) David
Rebecca (Bek) Henry
Kaye Marskell
Annalisa Swadling
2010Meryl DoreyPresident
Jane Beeby
2009Meryl DoreyPresident
Rick Allen
Lynne Grimsey
Sue Lunn
Molly Knight
Fiona Kane
Melissa Begg
Barry Lunn
Jenny Hobson
2008Meryl DoreyPresident
Fiona KaneSecretary
Greta Touzel
Rick Allen
Lynne Grimsey
Sue Lunn
Molly Knight
Melissa Begg
2007Meryl DoreyPresident
Rick Allen
2006Meryl DoreyPresident
Stuart McPheeTreasurer
Fiona KaneSecretary
Susan Snowden
Carol MacDonald
Maureen Hickman
Jennifer Harrington
2005Meryl DoreyPresident
Susan Snowden
Carol MacDonald
Fiona Kane
Maureen Hickman
Jennifer Harrington
2002Meryl DoreyPresident
Trevor Wilson
Marcel Van Den Bos
Susan Snowden
Deirdrie Cullen
Carol Campbell
2001Meryl DoreyNational President
Trevor WilsonNational Vice-President
Gillian CarterNational Secretary
Deirdrie CullenQueensland State Coordinator
Majella GeeNational Group Leader Liaison
Leigh HuttonNational Sales Coordinator
Rob InieNational Membership Coordinator
Susan SnowdonNational Internet Research Officer
Marcel Van Den Bos
2000Meryl DoreyNational President
Verona GibsonNational Vice-President / AVN (WA) Secretary
Gillian CarterNational Secretary
Madeleine RussellNational Treasurer
Debbie SloaneNational Treasurer
Deirdrie CullenQueensland State Coordinator
Nevine AtlagicNational Sales Coordinator
Rob InieNational Membership Coordinator
Sebastiana PienaarNational Internet Research Officer
Susan SnowdonNational Group Leader Liaison
Louise ManuelSpecial Projects Coordinator
Michelle GaynorAVN Sydney Coordinator
Sally RobertsAVN (WA) Asst. Secretary
1999Meryl DoreyNational President
Verona GibsonNational Vice-President / AVN (WA) Secretary
Debbie SloaneNational Treasurer
Louise RoweAVN (WA) Asst. Secretary
Susan Lindberg
Deirdrie Cullen
Nevine Atlagic
Sebastiana Pienaar
Rob Inie
1999Meryl DoreyPresident
Lynney GrimseyVice-President
Susan Lindberg
Debbie Sloane
Kathy Scarborough
Sebastiana Pienaar
Verona Gibson
Gina Rourke
Greg Wilson

Directors - ARBN: 077 002 923

The AVN used to be a Registered Australian Body, ARBN: 077 002 923. It commenced on 9 Jan 1997 and was formerly known as the Australian Council For Immunization Information Inc. It was voluntarily deregistered on 24 August 2010. Please note that the AVN as an incorporated association is a separate legal entity.

The following is the list of directors as appears in the extract of the organisation.

NameLocationAppointment dateCease date
Meryl DoreyBangalow, NSW18 Jan 199824 Aug 2010
Fiona Kristine KaneGlenmore Park, NSW1 Jul 200524 Aug 2010
Rick AllenFloreat, WA29 Aug 200824 Aug 2010
Molly KnightMaldon, VIC29 Aug 200824 Aug 2010
Melissa BeggGoonengerry, NSW29 Aug 200824 Aug 2010
Michael Francis StaceyMaldon, VIC29 Aug 200824 Aug 2010
Jenny MobsonSpence, ACT4 April 200924 Aug 2010
Barry LunnSafety Bay, WA4 April 200924 Aug 2010
Greta TouzelNewrybar, NSW29 Aug 20084 Apr 2009
Stuart Craig McPheeMullumbimby, NSW1 July 200529 Aug 2008
Lynne Marie Grimsey (Gozzard)Bonogin, QLD18 Jan 19981 July 2005
Maureen Dorothy HickmanHarbord, NSW24 May 199618 Dec 1997
Cara LethoWahroonga, NSW24 May 199618 Dec 1997
James Anthony TownleyAshfield, NSW24 May 199618 Dec 1997
Debra Kay VenablesBeverly Hills, NSW24 May 199618 Dec 1997
Susan Dorothy LindbergWynnum, QLD18 Jan 19981 July 2005

Source: ASIC - Current & Historical Australian Registered Body Extract

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