Meet the team

 Our team are strong in their specialist fields and committed to ensuring continuous and effective long-term service and quality to our members and the early childhood education and care sector.

Our Board

The CCSA board is our governing body that sets and monitors policies for corporate management and oversight.

Amy Shine

Chair

Amy joined the CCSA Board in 2017. Amy is currently the Director of Forbes Preschool and has more than 20 years experience working in community based early childhood education and care

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Cathryn Albert

Treasurer

Cathryn joined CCSA’s Board in October 2013. Cathryn has extensive experience in early childhood services including family day care, long day care, after school care and preschool.

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Jan Langtry

Board Member

Jan joined CCSA’s Board in 2006 and is currently the CEO of Illawarra Area Child Care Ltd (IACC) and Early Childhood Training And Resource Centre (ECTARC).

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Swee Goh

Board Member

Swee joined the CCSA Board in 2017. Swee has over 25 years experience in the early childhood sector, as both a Teacher/Director and in regulatory and compliance roles.

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Allison McCartney

Board Member

Allison joined the CCSA Board in 2020. Allison has been working in the Early Childhood sector for sixteen years and is currently the Director at The Hills Community Kindergarten.

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Pauline Iacono

Board Member

Pauline joined the CCSA Board in 2020. Pauline has worked as a Teacher in the Early Childhood Sector for more than 30 years and is currently the Director/Nominated Supervisor at Mittagong Preschool.

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Janelle Burke

Board Member

Janelle joined the CCSA Board in 2021. Janelle has worked in the Early Childhood sector for 40 years, with more than 30 years in the Early Childhood Intervention field as an educator and manager of a multi-disciplinary team including both educators and therapists.

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Our Management Team

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Meg Mendham

CEO

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John Stuart

General Manager

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Helena Hyssett

Member Support Manager


A team of trusted professionals

From BAS Agents to Industrial Relations experts:
our team is here for you.

284

Years of combined experience working in and supporting early childhood education

36

Degrees and Qualifications

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John Gunn

Resource & Engagement
Coordinator

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Gloria Lindsay

Sector Support Funded Programs Coordinator

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Lauren Ball

Business Solutions Coordinator

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Grahame Andrews

Consultancy & Training Coordinator

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Molly Hewett

Services Development Coordinator

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Zoe Cartwright

Graphic Designer &
Communications Coordinator

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Amanda Marco

Office Coordinator

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Erin Moloney

Finance Officer

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Debbie Lord

Administration Officer

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Kathy Whalan

Member Support Officer

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Natalie Peen

Member Support Officer

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Charmaine Lavender

Member Support Officer

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Wendy Cook

Administration Officer

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Lorraine McCormick

Payroll Administrator

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Shovita Sharma

Payroll Officer

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John Leonard

Payroll Officer

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Suzanne Hayes

Payroll Officer

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Andrew Peary

BAS Agent/Bookkeeper

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Sheryl Hooper

Bookkeeper

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Juliet Green

Bookkeeper

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Angela Tapp

Sector Support
Project officer

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Shauna Fayers

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