AGTA Board

Chair Susan Caldis Dr Susan Caldis is GTANSW&ACT President and the AGTA representative for the Institute of Australian Geographers. She is a lecturer in the School of Education at Macquarie University. In 2019 Susan was the Outstanding Educator in Residence for geographical education in Singapore. susan.caldis@mq.edu.au
Deputy Chair Simon MillerSimon Miller is the Head of Humanities at Pembroke School, Adelaide. He is currently President of GTASA and is the Tutor for Geography, Curriculum and Methodology at the University of Adelaide. smiller@pembroke.sa.edu.au
Immediate Past Chair Trish DouglasTrish Douglas teaches geography to Years 10-12 at Eltham College, Melbourne where she is also VCE Coordinator. She has served as President, Vice President, Secretary and Committee member of the GTAV. tdouglas@elthamcollege.vic.edu.au
Secretary Shane Albertson Shane Albertson has been teaching Geography in government and independent schools across Queensland for over 18 years. He has been a member of GTAQ for the last 8 years. shane.albertson@gmail.com
Treasurer Dr Grant KleemanDr Grant Kleeman is an Honorary Fellow of Macquarie University. Prior to his retirement in early 2016 Grant was a Senior Lecturer and Director of Teacher Education in the University's School of Education. Grant was closely involved in the development of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. gkleeman27@gmail.com

Appointed Directors from Member Associations

GAWA President Leo ContiLeo Conti is the Head of Department at Ballajura Community College and is a Senior Lecturer at Notre Dame University.  He has been on the GAWA committee for 29 years and has held various roles.  He is actively involved in the development of professional learning, educational resources and curriculum in WA. leo.conti@education.wa.edu.au
GHTANT President Steve HawkinsSteve Hawkins is the President of the Geography & History Teachers’ Association of NT and the Professional Teachers’ Association of NT.  He has taught in urban, regional and remote locations and supported teachers and schools across the NT in curriculum and Aboriginal education. shawkins.associations@gmail.com
GTANSW&ACT President Susan Caldis Susan Caldis is GTANSW&ACT President and the AGTA representative for the Institute of Australian Geographers. She is a lecturer in the School of Education at Macquarie University. In 2019 Susan was the Outstanding Educator in Residence for geographical education in Singapore. susan.caldis@mq.edu.au
GTASA President Simon MillerSimon Miller is the Head of Humanities at Pembroke School, Adelaide. He is currently President of GTASA and is the Tutor for Geography, Curriculum and Methodology at the University of Adelaide. smiller@pembroke.sa.edu.au  
GTAQ President Julie DavisJulie Davis works for the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority in the Review and Transition Branch developing the new senior Geography syllabus for Queensland. Julie also lectures in Geography at Queensland University of Technology. davis.julie63@gmail.com
GTAV President Peta Turner Peta Turner teaches Geography and English at Ivanhoe Grammar School, Melbourne.  Originally from WA, Peta has taught Geography in Perth and Canberra in both government and independent schools prior to moving to Melbourne. Peta is currently President of the GTAV, having previously served as Vice President and as a general committee member. peta.turner@ivanhoe.com.au
TGTA President Caryn ShieldCaryn Shield is the Senior Secondary Geography Teacher at St. Michael’s Collegiate School in Hobart. Caryn is currently the President of the TGTA, having previously served as Vice President and as a general Committee member. caryn.shield@collegiate.tas.edu.au

Nominated Directors from Member Associations

GAWA Anna Griffin Anna Griffin is currently a PhD Candidate at Edith Cowan.  She previously was a Head of Humanities and a Geography and Economics teacher. Anna is a textbook author and editor for GAWA textbooks and is GAWA’s Immediate Past President. anna.visser77@gmail.com
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GTANSW&ACT Dr Grant KleemanDr Grant Kleeman is an Honorary Fellow of Macquarie University. Prior to his retirement in early 2016 Grant was a Senior Lecturer and Director of Teacher Education in the University's School of Education. Grant was closely involved in the development of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. gkleeman27@gmail.com
GTASA Fiona GreigFiona Greig is the Humanities Coordinator and senior Geography teacher at St. Dominic’s Priory College, Adelaide. She is currently the joint president of GTASA. fgreig@stdominics.sa.edu.au
GTAQ Shane Albertson Shane Albertson has been teaching Geography in government and independent schools across Queensland for over 18 years. He has been a member of GTAQ for the last 8 years. shane.albertson@gmail.com
GTAV Trish DouglasTrish Douglas teaches geography to Years 10-12 at Eltham College, Melbourne where she is also VCE Coordinator. She is Immediate Past-President of the GTAV having previously served as President, Vice President, Secretary and as a general Committee member. tdouglas@elthamcollege.vic.edu.au
TGTA Karen CaporelliKaren Caporelli has taught senior secondary Geography at Guilford Young College in Hobart for the past 12 years. Karen is currently the secretary of TGTA. kcaporelli@gyc.tas.edu.au

Other roles and responsibilities

ACT representative Michael Da Roza mdrgeogact@iinet.net.au
Australian Geography Competition Julie Davis and Shane Albertson davis.julie63@gmail.com
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Geographia newsletter Steve Hawkins shawkins.associations@gmail.com
Geographical Education Dr Jeana Kriewaldt jeana@unimelb.edu.au
AGTA 2021 Conference Convenors Karen Caporelli and Debbie Claridge KCaporelli@gyc.tas.edu.au
dclaridge@smc.tas.edu.au
Geographical Education Reviews Geoffrey Paterson reviews@agta.asn.au
Institute of Australian Geographers (IAG) Dr Susan Caldis susan.caldis@mq.edu.au
Academy of Sciences Dr Grant Kleeman gkleeman27@gmail.com
Australian Alliance of Associations in Education (AAAE) Trish Douglas tdouglas@elthamcollege.vic.edu.au
Geography’s Big Week Out Host TBA TBA
Website Manager Rob Berry

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