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Meet the 2024 QASEL Team


The Queensland Association of Special Education Leaders executive team consists of six experienced and dedicated teachers working within the Queensland Department of Education. The executive team is supported by ten management committee members, all of whom work within schools across the state.

Executive and management committee members are nominated and elected for a two year term.

Executive

Andrew Thompson

President

Simone Coogan

Secretary

Tracy Cronin

Vice President

Renae Somerville

Treasurer

Rachel Dougherty

Vice President

Karen Collishaw

Vice President (HOSES/DP Special Ed)

Management

Steve Roberts

Principal

Jenny McLeod

Head of Special Education Services

Natalie Petersen

Head of Special Education Services

Sarah Lockwood

Principal

Bronwyn Paxton

Principal

Steve Leese

Deputy Principal

Robyn Ferguson

Deputy Principal

Eliza Watt

Head of Special Education Services

Samantha Ilic

Head of Special Education Services

Nicole Rouen

Principal

Regional Councillors

Alicia Smith

Far North QLD

Erin King

Central QLD

Janet Firmstone

North Coast

Michelle Eriksson

Far North QLD

Geoff Miller

Central QLD

Nicholas Alexander

North Coast

Claire Cheyne

North QLD

Glenn Gatehouse

Darling Downs South West

Angela Rimmington

North Coast

Kathy Shaxson

North QLD

Lynne Madle

North Coast

Tony Egan

Metro South

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