Meet our Team
Our strength is in the excellence of our people
We are a small and passionate team dedicated to helping you.
With a focus on our members and supporting the audiology profession, we work across the strategic priorities of member services, professional development, policy and advocacy, and marketing and communications.
Chief Executive Officer
Chief executive Officer
Leanne has a background in Organisational and Applied Psychology & Counselling, and extensive leadership experience across the ‘for purpose’ sector. With a passion for balancing analytical with creative solutions, her career has focused on achieving improved health outcomes for the community. As AudA CEO, she brings a unique perspective to the role, drawing on 35 years of executive and senior management experience spanning strategic and service design, governance, innovation, education and accredited training, and leading large national teams. Previously Director of Services at Dementia Australia, Leanne has held many senior leadership roles at Dementia Australia and across the aged care sector.
ADVOCACY AND POLICY MANAGER
Elissa has an extensive background working in health law and policy for a variety of not-for-profit organisations. As AudA’s Advocacy and Policy Manager, she is responsible for the development of policy documents on issues relevant to the audiology profession and hearing health care. Elissa is passionate about making a difference and using policy and advocacy to improve health outcomes for all Australians.
Events and Education Manager
Alison brings over 20 years’ experience in the events industry to Audiology Australia, covering events from just 10 people to over 35,000 attendees. Dedicated to the non-profit space, she has been recognised at state and national level with accolades including National Cause Related Event of the Year, NSW Winner for Event Legacy and the National Event Manager of the Year in 2021.
Communications and Public Relations Manager
Events and Education Manager (On Maternity Leave)
Sarah has over ten years’ experience in event management, working alongside many associations before joining Audiology Australia in 2019. She is responsible for managing the overall education and events program delivered by Audiology Australia and is passionate about creating experiences that help upskill and support the profession.
Standards and Competencies Manager
Membership and Internship Officer
Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Project Officer
Standards and Competencies Officer
CPD Endorsement Officer
Sponsorship and Event Officer
Accounts and Payroll Officer
Meet our Board
The Audiology Australia Board of Directors sets our mission, vision, values and strategic direction.