The staff provide expert advice and administer the services offered to affiliates. Our dedicated and professional team is more than willing to assist you and your association in meeting the aims and objectives of the P&C Constitution.

If you have any queries or wish to discuss any matter relating to operating your P&C Association, please feel free to contact the WACSSO staff. The WACSSO office is open weekdays between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. 

Jody Quinn

Jody Quinn

Affiliate Services

My role as the Affiliate Services Officer is to promote WACSSO and the services we provide to our affiliate organisations.

I am the key contact for affiliate inquiries. I am responsible for the coordination of the material for all State Council meetings, this includes the agenda, minutes, bookings of flights, accommodation, menus etc; also the agenda and teleconference bookings for the Executive meetings and the task of coordinating the WACSSO Annual Conference including sponsorship.

I am the coordinator for the P&C Voice publication - the production, content, advertising and distribution.

I also aid and support to the President and State Council, Annual Conference and manage the day to day activities of our casual clerical staff, plus collaborating with other staff members to ensure constitutional and completing deadlines are met.

I attend meetings of State Council and Annual Conference and provide reports on the organisational areas of responsibility I have outlined.

I look forward to being able to assist the many affiliates we have. Please feel free to contact me if you have a query I can offer clarity on.

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Alex O'Neil

Alex O'Neil

Communications & Research

I am responsible for research, analysis, submissions and other written communications related to education at state and federal level.

I coordinate, produce and distribute the WACSSO eNews and manage the WACSSO website, social media and other digital communications. I also edit the WACSSO publication: P&C Voice.

As the CRO, I advise WACSSO State Council on the interpretation, application and implication of Department of Education policies/functions. I sit on many external committees, attending these meetings, and assisting in the development and revision of legislation, standards, and codes of practice and guidance notes, as directed by State Council or the President.

Another of my responsibilities is providing advice to, and liaising with, stakeholders and the media on WACSSO policy and the direction of the organisation.

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Sophie Sloane

Sophie Sloane

Corporate Support

I provide corporate support to the President, Executive and Councillors of the organisation. As Corporate Support Officer, I am committed to ensuring that affiliated P&C Associations receive the highest possible level of service.

I am also responsible for agenda preparation and minute taking for meetings of State Council.

As CSO, I ensure all relevant information is provided to the Staff and State Council of WACSSO, enabling the organisation to comply with the Associations Incorporation Act.

I also conduct the organisation's elections in-line with the requirements of the WACSSO Constitution.

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Debbie Booth

Debbie Booth

Finance

As the Finance Officer, I am responsible for managing the finance requirements of the organisation, including liaison with external contractors, as directed by State Council.

I also provide financial reports and advice as required by State Council and President.

I am also responsible for identifying, evaluating and developing budgets, funding arrangements and grant applications for the organisation as directed by State Council and the President.

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Richard Brand

Richard Brand

Training and Development 

I am responsible for developing and delivering a range of training and resources to affiliates across Western Australia. This includes webinars, which you can access on the website, or participate in, as they go live, on the Online Learning Community.

I also provide support and guidance to vacant electorates, with a focus on recruiting new State Councillors.

I also assist affiliates and State Councillors with enquiries and arising issues.

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Sam Hardcastle

Administration Assistant

Sam is our treasured office all-rounder, she has been a member of the WACSSO team since 2011.

Sam assists affiliates with enquiries, ensures our CRM is populated with quality data, plus a little bit of everything else!

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