Our people

The AEU NT Branch Executive is the main governing body for the union outside of the annual conference. All of its members are elected and the overwhelming majority are full-time teachers and educators working in schools and other educational institutions.

Elected officials and staff

Full-Time Officers

The President and Secretary are full-time elected officers who manage the day-to-day affairs of the Branch. They are assisted by a team of admin and organising staff. 

Branch Executive

The Branch Executive is responsible for the strategic and financial management of the Branch between annual Conferences. All positions are elected and apart from the President and Secretary, all members of the Executive typically serve in an honorary capacity.

  • Branch President - Jarvis Ryan, full-time officer
  • Branch Secretary - Adam Lampe, full-time officer
  • Vice-President (General) - Stephen Pelizzo, Borroloola School
  • Vice-President (TAFE) - Delean Holtze, Batchelor Institute
  • Treasurer - Julie Danvers, Casuarina Senior College
  • Women's Officer - Alyson Kavanagh, AEU NT office
  • Indigenous Councillor - Cassandra Brown, Nhulunbuy Primary School
  • Alice Springs Regional Councillor - Carly Phillips, Centralian Middle School
  • Alice Springs Regional Councillor - Paula Thornton, Gillen Primary School
  • Arnhem Regional Councillor - Melody O'Meara, Ramingining School
  • Arnhem Regional Councillor - Michael Stimpson, Nhulunbuy Primary School
  • Barkly Regional Councillor - Dennis Venning, Tennant Creek High School
  • Darwin Regional Councillor - Anthony Brereton, Ludmilla Primary School
  • Darwin Regional Councillor - Bruce Cameron, Darwin High School
  • Darwin Regional Councillor - Barry George, Darwin Middle School
  • Katherine Regional Councillor - Peter Corke, Katherine Regional Office
  • Katherine Regional Councillor - Vacant 
  • Palmerston and Rural Regional Councillor - Glynis Hester, Bees Creek Primary School
  • Palmerston and Rural Regional Councillor - Linda Hyland, Taminmin College

Support Staff

  • Special Projects Officer - Mick McCarthy
  • Administration Manager - Kelly Whitty
  • Organiser - Alyson Kavanagh
  • Organiser - Tim Davis Frank

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