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Meet our Board
Australian Camps Association Board of Directors

The Australian Camps Association has a voluntary Board of Directors made up of both elected and appointed members. Our Board has representatives from Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia and New South Wales, and includes representatives from government, independent commercial and NFP camp operators, service providers and academia.

Img: ACA Board and CEO at ACA National Conference 2021

ACA CEO and Board at ACA National Conference, Creswick VIC (April 2021. Not in picture - Graham Sharpe).

The current Board consists of:

Our President                                Our Treasurer                       Past President

Pam Kappelides                                           Angela Chandler                               Andrew McGuckian

Victoria                                                          Victoria                                                Victoria/New South Wales

LaTrobe University                                                      Cave Hill Creek                                                 The Outdoor Education Group

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                                                           Board Members


Luke Duncan                                                 Daniel Whykes                                  Graham Sharpe

South Australia                                            Victoria                                               Western Australia

Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures        Urban Camp Melbourne                            Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural                                                                                                                                                                                                  Industries

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Gemima Weiler                                           Amanda Crestiani                               Genevieve Colaguiri   

Victoria                                                         Victoria                                                  New South Wales                                    

Bindaree Outdoor Education                               Bayplay and Beyond                                         Encompass Outdoors

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Luke Jansons

South Australia

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