Board of Directors

This photographs show the Board of Directors of Speech Pathology Australia in June 2019 following the Association's Annual General Meeting. From left to right, Kathryn McKinley, Chyrisse Heine, Belinda Hill, Eddie Ong, Maree Doble, Brooke Sanderson and Tim Kittel.

The Board of Directors of Speech Pathology Australia is responsible for the strategic development, implementation and evaluation of the Association's procedures and policies within the rules of the Constitution.

The Board of Speech Pathology Australia currently has seven Directors, with three members of the Board elected to the Office Bearer positions of President, Vice President Operations (VPO) and Vice President Communication (VPC), which forms the Board Executive Subcommittee.

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Board Meetings

At Board meetings, decisions affecting the policies, procedures and the business of the Association are debated and resolved.

The Board Executive Subcommittee - President, Vice President (Operations) and Vice President (Communication) meets, in person, ahead of each Board meeting, and on an as required basis via teleconference between meetings.

The Finance, Audit and Risk and Governance Subcommittee also meet on an as required basis, between Board meetings.


The President is the Chair of the Board of Directors. The President also represents the Association in the media, and meets key stakeholders. View a list of the Past Presidents of the Association.

Vice Presidents

The Vice President Operations (Operations) and the Vice President Communications (Communications) are both members of the Board of Directors.

The Vice President (Operations) supervises the business operations of the Association.

The Vice President (Communications) aims to provide effective communication with and between members of the Board of Directors and the Association’s membership. The Vice President (Communications) also liaises between the membership and the Association’s Ethics Board and the Board of Directors.

Current Directors

Tim KittelThis is a photograph of Tim Kittel, National President of Speech Pathology Australia.

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This a photograph of Belinda Hill, Vice President Communication

Belinda Hill

Vice President Communications
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This is a photograph of Brook Sanderson, Vice President Operations

Brooke Sanderson

Vice President Operations
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This is a photograph of Maree Doble, director of Speech Pathology Australia.

Maree Doble

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This is a photograph of Chyrisse Heine, director of Speech Pathology Australia.

Chyrisse Heine

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This is a photograph of Kathyrn McKinley, director of Speech Pathology Australia.Kathryn McKinley

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This is a photograph of Eddie Ong, director of Speech Pathology Australia.Eddie Ong

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