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Kate Dempsey – Executive Officer

Kate Dempsey is an organisational consultant who has successfully operated her own business, Kate Dempsey & Associates, for more than 20 years. She assists businesses with change management and organisational review. Prior to her consulting work, she held a number of positions in the public sector and throughout her career, she has been involved in many Boards and Committees – either appointed or elected to represent constituents. She has managed several membership organisations in the past. In addition to her consulting work, Kate is an academic. She has a PhD in Psychology/Management and teaches Masters students at several Australian universities. Her published work on leadership, gender in leadership, conflict resolution, and values in business has appeared in The Local Government Manager, Community Quarterly, Profile, Journal of Socio-Analysis, Group Facilitation Journal and The Board Builder. She has edited a book (with Dr Ly Tran) called Internationalisation in Vocational Education (Springer) and has another book forthcoming, called Let Justice Roll On…
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Michelle Spense – Communications 

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Gail Richards – Accounts

Gail is a qualified Accountant (CPA) and registered BAS Agent.  She has over twenty years of commercial experience, across Industry, Chartered Accounting and Public Practice.  As well as joining the ANZACATA team as their part-time Bookkeeper, Gail also works part-time at a commercial art gallery.  These two roles allow Gail to combine her finance skills with her interests in contemporary art and design, creativity, and a holistic approach to living well. Gail enjoys yoga, cooking, camping and travel, a good book, and the beach.  She enjoys visiting galleries and museums, but with four sons she also spends many weekends attending children's sport and AFL games!
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ANZACATA Administration

For all administrative matters including membership, conference registration and other general administration. Email Amena


For all accounts matters including membership fees, payments and any other accounts related enquiries.
Email Accounts

ANZACATA Website & Events

For all matters relating to the ANZACATA website or if you have technical enquiries. Email Michelle

ANZACATA Newsletter

For enquiries about or submissions to the ANZACATA monthly newsletter. Email Michelle

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For enquiries about or submissions to the Journal. Email Vic

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