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ACT Nomination Statements

Only professional members are eligible to vote in the council elections and only in their state of residence. To access the ACT Ballot paper and vote, click HERE.

Fiona Stockwell CAHRI

Fiona is an experienced HR practitioner with over 18 years' experience developing and delivering people management and HR strategies and solutions for a diverse range of clients. Fiona holds both a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Human Resource Management.  A CAHRI member for many years, Fiona has made a considerable contribution to HR practices through her work with federal, state and local government agencies, particularly in the area of commercialising HR policy and practice for those organisations, implementing best practice approaches, coaching and skills transfer for internal HR practitioners.

Louise Frezza CAHRI

Senior HR Professional Councillor of AHRI ACT with over 15 years' experience across a range of functions including HR strategy, consulting, workforce planning, succession and talent management, strategic recruitment, and employee engagement / retention. Currently Director Workforce planning for a large national service delivery organisation (36,000 employees) undergoing a AUD$1bn change program.

Rebecca Woods CAHRI

My commitment to serving the members of AHRI commenced formerly in my role as Network Coordinator for the Organisational Design and Development Forum, ACT, including recent work assisting the ACT State Council, particularly with the Senior HR Leaders Forum. These activities and my passion for our craft has enabled an extended network of HR practitioners and managers to flourish – one that I am able to bring together to share issues, work through challenges and expand the body of knowledge. My contribution to the professional commenced 1999 and continues through my work roles, course design and delivery and post graduate study.

Peter Bavington MAHRI

I have over 20 years' experience in managing people and people issues in the public service. I bring HR and management experience to AHRI. I have been an associate member of the AHRI ACT Council since 2011. In that time I have worked to increase the value of AHRI membership to our members, especially supporting low cost and free events, and supporting practical measures that AHRI can provide to members of our profession and I look forward to continuing to work collaboratively with AHRI and its members.

Kate Leonard FAHRI

I wished to contribute to AHRI ACT and assist in developing and promoting our professional organisation across the ACT. I bring over 20 years of HR expertise including substantial senior executive experience in social services; universities; public sector and corporate organisations as well as tertiary qualifications in human resources, employee relations and law. I would also bring a strong working knowledge and hand-on experience of all aspects of Human Resources.

Megan Boyd CAHRI

I believe that I can add value to the ACT State Council. I have a genuine enthusiasm for promoting HR as a profession and as an essential part of the modern workplace. I strongly believe in encouraging ongoing development of practitioners and supporting HR best practices. With six years' experience in HR in both the public and tertiary education sectors and a Masters in HRM, I have a good understanding of contemporary opportunities and challenges in HR. Having received the benefits of being an AHRI member I would now like to promote the objectives of AHRI and give something back.

Tanya Hammond FAHRI

Tanya Hammond is current the President of the ACT AHRI Council.  Tanya has been highly active in AHRI since 2005, and is an experienced facilitator and management consultant in the area of strategic HR delivery, change and HR capability development (which has been achieved over the last 24 years).  She is passionate about HR as a profession and ongoing development of practitioners.

Anna Hackett CAHRI

Anna has more than 15 years' experience in HR and has been a member of AHRI for all of that time. Anna has worked in both the public and private sectors and has a strong interest in developing HR strategies that enhance the capacity of organisations to deliver outcomes particularly relating to organisation design, recruitment and workforce planning. Anna has previously served on the ACT Council and had significant responsibility for managing and developing the ACT Mentoring Program. Anna also volunteers in the not for profit sector, including currently, as President of Arthritis ACT.