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