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  • Anne Heath
  • Anne Heath

    National Educational Director

    Anne and is currently a Quality and Human Resources Manager, and a Seasonal Teacher for the University of Tasmania in the Faculty of Education.  Anne has a background in community services and has directly worked with, or supported staffs who have worked with FASD clients, so continually seeking to raise awareness of FASD within and beyond her wider network.  Anne is former Board member of the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council (ATDC), and State Council of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).  Anne is also a certified professional member of AHRI, and is in her final stages of a Doctor of Education degree.

  • Christine Brooks B.Ed. (NT)
  • Christine Brooks B.Ed. (NT)

    Board Member

    Christine is a primary school teacher, with a special interest in Early Childhood education and facilitating parent groups. She has worked in a Northern Territory community and now enjoys short term fostering of a little girl from NT.

    With her partner she regularly has students from Worawa Aboriginal College for home stays.  She is keen to increase the awareness of FASD within the school setting through the education of school staff.

  • Dr Janet Woollard PhD, LLB, Med, BAppSc, JP, RN (WA)
  • Dr Janet Woollard PhD, LLB, Med, BAppSc, JP, RN (WA)

    Chair of Board

    Dr Janet Woollard was admitted as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of Western Australia in March 2014 and was an elected member of the WA Parliament from 2001 to 2013. She chaired the WA Parliamentary Legislative Assembly "Education and Health Committee" that presented a report to the WA Parliament in 2012 titled “Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: the invisible disability”. Janet is a Justice of the Peace, has a BAppSc (Nursing Education), a Masters in Education and a PhD from University of Western Australia, is a registered nurse and a past president of the Australian Nursing Federation (WA Branch).

  • Louise Gray BA, B Ed, Master of Sociology (WA)
  • Louise Gray BA, B Ed, Master of Sociology (WA)

    Executive Director

    Louise is an experienced leader in the Not for Profit sector and is currently the CEO of Extra Edge Community Services in WA. She holds a Master of Sociology degree from Murdoch University awarded for a research project centred on community knowledge and awareness of alcohol in pregnancy and has travelled to Canada to observe approaches to therapeutic prison environments, FASD awareness and education; and employment programs.

  • Robyn Smith (WA)
  • Robyn Smith (WA)

    Community Educator

    Robyn has worked for over 6 years in community based not-for-profit organisations.  Her experience includes aged care programs, parenting advice and support programs, offender reintegration, school students and youth at risk transition strategies. She has worked with many clients and families affected by FASD, especially in the prison system.

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7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

06-Feb-2017 : 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is being held in Vancouver BC on the 1st to the 4th of March 2017....... Click here ..

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