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.

QLD MAC

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
Danielle Mackenzie - CEO, Sundale
Mary Anne Edwards - Clinical & Operational Manager, Resthaven on Quarry

NSW-ACT MAC

Kerry Mann (Chair) - CEO, Cranbrook Care
Shaun Mooney (Deputy Chair) - Managing Director Operations, Clendon Care
Steve Gordon - Managing Director, Clermont Aged Care
Michael Kresner - Managing Director Advantaged Care
Chris Mamarelis - CEO The Whiddon Group
Shane Neaves - CEO Penninsula Villages
Robert Orie - CEO Montefiore, LASA Board Director
Joanne Toohey - CEO The Benevolent Society
Jason Howie - CEO KinCare
Lynn Bailey – Executive General Manager, Fresh Hope Care
Raad Richards - Chief Executive, Carrington

VIC-TAS MAC

Doreen Power (Chair) - CEO Lyndoch Living
Paul Ostrowski (Deputy Chair) - CEO Careconnect
Kerri Rivett
- Chief Executive, Royal Freemasons Ltd, LASA Board Director
Bill Appleby - CEO Jewish Care (Victoria)
Sandra Hills - CEO Benetas
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 - Chief Operating Officer, Aged Care Deloraine

SA-NT MAC

Beth DavidsonPark (Chair) - General Manager Alwyndor
Robert Cooper
- CEO Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation
Deb Dutton - CEO Rembrandt Living Incorporated
Nicolle Jachmann
- CEO Riverview Lutheran Rest Home
David Panter
- CEO ECH Inc, LASA Board Director
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
Roger Levi – Aged Care Director North Eastern Community Hospital
Trevor Patti - CEO St Paul's Lutheran Homes Hahndorf
Warren Ortmann - General Manager Corporate Services, Life Care

WA MAC

Dr Nicky Howe (Chair) - CEO Southcare
Michelle Jenkins (Deputy Chair) - CEO Community Vision
Christopher How - CEO Bethanie Group, LASA Board Director
Peter Michael - CEO Kimberley Care
Graeme Prior - CEO Hall & Prior
David Cox - Managing Director, Curtin Heritage Living
Michelle McGrath - CEO The Carers
Mario Zulberti - CEO Rosewood
Donna Leckie - Chief Operating Officer, Compatible Care Nursing Services

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