The National Board

The National Board is the governing body of the Association and conducts the business of the Association in accordance with the National Constitution 2017. Under this new Constitution, the Company became a Company Limited by Guarantee and changed its title to Air Force Association Ltd.

The new Company retains its role as a non-profit organisation, established in each state and territory of Australia, to promote social activities, welfare, commemoration events, aviation history and the memory of fallen friends.

The National Board is the National Committee of the Association and its members, consists of the National Executive and a Member of each Division, usually the President or an alternate nominated by the Division. The Deputy Chief of Air Force may at the invitation of the Council be an ex-officio member of the National Board. The National Headquarters Office is located in Melbourne, VIC.

The National Executive consists of the National President, three National Vice-Presidents, the National Secretary and the National Treasurer.

The National Board meets six times per year with two of those meetings  (May and November) being face to face and the remainder via telephone hook-up. The May meeting also includes the Annual General Meeting of the Association. The face to face meetings are held in Melbourne. Click here: Read More about the National Board

Current members of the Board are:

Carl Schiller OAM CSM                    President

Bob Bunney                                        VP Governance

Lance Halverson MBE                       VP Communications and Media

Richard Kelloway OBE                      VP Advocacy and Entitlement

Peter Colliver                                      Secretary

Bob Robertson                                    Treasurer

Ron Glew                                            State President NSW

Dave Helman                                      State President SA

Graeme Bland                                     State President WA

Lindsay Bennett                                 State President QLD

Judy Webster                                      President ACT

Max McGregor                                   State President VIC

Geoff O’Hara                                     State President TAS

Current National President is Group Captain Carl Schiller, OAM CSM (Retired). and also currently President of the RAAFA Victorian Division.

Immediate Past National President was

Air Vice-Marshal Brent Espeland AM (Retired)