The business of the association is conducted by a Council elected at the Annual General Meeting each March. All ATESOL NSW financial members are welcome to stand for Council. This commitment involves attending up to six Saturday morning meetings per year and volunteering to assist with ATESOL NSW events, action research and advocacy initiatives throughout the year.

Council Meetings for 2019:

Meeting 1 - 16 February
ATESOL NSW AGM - 16 March (12:00pm)
Meeting 2 - 4 May
Meeting 3 - 29 June
Meeting 4 - 24 August
Meeting 5 - 19 October
Christmas social - 14 December (time TBC)

All meetings take place on a Saturday and start at 10:30am unless indicated otherwise.

If you would like to attend our next meeting, please email:

Council Members for 2019:


Janet Freeman (

Vice President
Margaret Turnbull

Rana Straker (

Melanie Davies (

Registrar & Public Officer
Caterina Baitieri

ACTA Councillors
Michael Michell, Margaret Turnbull,
Margaret Wajs (proxy)

MEAG Representative
Gillian Pennington

Ethnic Affairs Representative
Janet Freeman

Newsletter Editors
Glenice Aiken, Marina Pearce

Other Councillors
Sascha Ogilvy, Cindy Valdez-Adams

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PO Box 965, Kensington NSW 1465
ABN 45 769 925 602