State Committee

The role of the State Committee is to provide advice to the Executive Board in matters relating to the work of the Association. Each Regional Group elects one or two representatives and the full membership elect six general representatives. The State Committee provides a forum for canvassing feedback from the Regional Groups. It also provides a forum for consultations with various branches of the Department of Education and Training. 

NameSchoolPositionCommittee Position
Mr Gary R. PalmerBallarat High SchoolPrincipalRegional Representative
Ms Jillian EnglishStrathmore Secondary CollegePrincipalRegional Representative
Ms Pitsa BinnionMcKinnon Secondary CollegePrincipalRegional Representative
Mr Stephen B. MacphailDaylesford Secondary CollegePrincipalRegional Representative
Mr Robert M. PyersHorsham CollegePrincipalRegional Representative
Mr Keith HalgeHoppers Crossing Secondary CollegePrincipalRegional Representative
Ms Jillian LaughlinCamberwell High SchoolPrincipalRegional Representative
Mrs Lynne M. GuttersonGladstone Park Secondary CollegePrincipalRegional Representative
Mrs Belinda HudakMildura Senior CollegePrincipalRegional Representative
Mr Timothy HallMansfield Secondary CollegePrincipalRegional Representative
Ms Jane MerseyTrafalgar High SchoolPrincipalRegional Representative
Ms Richelle HollisCrusoe 7-10 Secondary CollegeAssistant PrincipalRegional Representative
Ms Lea VolpeReservoir High SchoolAssistant PrincipalRegional Representative
Mr Andrew MonsonRubicon Outdoor SchoolPrincipalRegional Representative
Ms Michelle CroftsMatthew Flinders Girls' Secondary CollegePrincipalRegional Representative
Mr Warwick PriceBaimbridge CollegePrincipalRegional Representative
Mr Ian MacleodMount Waverley Secondary CollegeCampus PrincipalRegional Representative
Ms Barbara J. NapthineSwifts Creek P-12 SchoolAssistant PrincipalRegional Representative
Mr John BastonKeysborough Secondary CollegePrincipalGeneral Representative
Mrs Barbara L. LaidlawMullauna CollegePrincipalGeneral Representative
Mrs Debra J. GibsonDoveton CollegePrincipalGeneral Representative
Mr David RussellParkdale Secondary CollegePrincipalGeneral Representative
Ms Joanne CucchiaraCranbourne Secondary CollegeAssistant PrincipalGeneral Representative
Ms Amy PorterSandringham College - Bluff Road 7-9 CampusPrincipalGeneral Representative
Mr Colin AxupVASSP President
Mr Tim A. BluntSunshine College - WestPrincipalVice President
Ms Heather CarrHighvale Secondary CollegeAssistant PrincipalVice President
Mr George PorterBannockburn P-12 CollegePrincipalTreasurer


VASSP Office

Unit 2, 13-21 Vale Street
North Melbourne Vic 3051
03) 9320 7100
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