LASA Committees

LASA’s advocacy has been essential in keeping us abreast of what is going on.

and to feel confident, particularly being a rural aged care service, that we are indeed connected.  Well done LASA team.”

Kaloma Home for the Aged - QLD

LASA convenes state-based Members' Advisory Committees (MACs) as a formal channel for Members to raise emerging issues, policy and operational priorities, strategic challenges and opportunities. The MACs also ensure that our advocacy activities and Member services reflect current Member needs.

View the State MAC Terms of Reference here.


Tony O'Hare (Chair) - Chairman CS Group (Flexible Living)
Paul Johnson - Chief Opportunity Officer, Ballycara
Nick Loudon - CEO & Director Envigor Pty Ltd, LASA Board Director
Lisa Fuller - State Customer Care Manager, Kincare
Shane Winterton - Business Director, CPSM Care
Mary Anne Edwards - Clinical & Operational Manager, Resthaven on Quarry


Kerry Mann (Chair) - CEO, Cranbrook Care
Shaun Mooney (Deputy Chair) - Managing Director Operations, Clendon Care
Sue Levy – CEO Goodwin Aged Care Services
Steve Gordon - Proprietor/Director, MacLean Valley Nursing Home Pty Limited (Mareeba Aged Care)
Michael Kresner - Managing Director Advantaged Care
Chris Mamarelis - CEO The Whiddon Group
Robert Orie - CEO Montefiore, LASA Board Director
Jason Howie - CEO KinCare
Lynn Bailey - Executive General Manager, Fresh Hope Care
Raad Richards - Chief Executive, Carrington
Natasha Collis - Director of Operations, The Sisters of Our Lady of China


Doreen Power (Chair) - CEO Lyndoch Living
Paul Ostrowski (Deputy Chair) - CEO Care Connect
Kerri Rivett
- Chief Executive, Royal Freemasons Ltd, LASA Board Director
Sandra Hills - CEO Benetas
Tim Humphries - CEO of Homestyle Aged Care
Nick McDonald - CEO Prestige Inhome Care
Robyn Boyd - CEO Southern Cross Care (Tasmania)
Natasha Wilkinson - CEO Donwood Community Aged Services
Peter Williams - CEO Onecare Limited
Paul Sutton - Victorian Operations Manager, Ryman Health Care
Nadine Ozols - CEO, Aged Care Deloraine


Beth DavidsonPark (Chair) - General Manager Alwyndor
Deb Dutton - CEO Rembrandt Living Incorporated
Nicolle Jachmann
- CEO Riverview Lutheran Rest Home
Lee Martin - CEO of Tanunda Lutheran Home
Sam Nicholls - Acting State Manager SA, Infinite Care
Mel Ottaway
- Executive Manager Aged Care, Uniting Communities
Chris Stewart - CEO Helping Hand
Jane Pappin - Managing Director, Pop-Up Community Care
Ashley Clarence - CEO Country Home Services
Sandy Graham - Executive Manager Community Access, Anglicare NT
Warren Ortmann - General Manager Corporate Services, Life Care


Dr Nicky Howe (Chair) - CEO Southcare
Michelle Jenkins - CEO Community Vision - LASA Board Director
Christopher How - CEO Bethanie Group
Peter Michael - CEO, Emerald Life
Graeme Prior - CEO Hall & Prior
David Cox - Managing Director, Curtin Heritage Living
Michelle McGrath - CEO The Carers
Mario Zulberti - CEO Rosewood
Donna Leckie (Deputy Chair) - Chief Operating Officer, Compatible Care Nursing Services
Amanda MacNamara - Director Corporate Services, Maurice Zeffert Home
Ed Wilson - CEO, St Louis Estate
Steve Pretzel - CEO, TADWA

LASA also convenes the following national advisory groups:
Home Care Advisory Group
Residential Aged Care Advisory Group
Retirement Living and Seniors Housing Advisory Group
Workplace Relations Advisory Group
Private Owners / Investors Group