About Regina Williams

I have over 30 years of combined experience working in the finance and disability field.  Most recently working for a period of 13 years in the disability sector as a Human Resources Manager in a not for profit organisation that provides support and employment for people living with a disability.  This role encompassed quality assurance, [...]

2019-05-15T00:19:22+00:00 May 15th, 2019|

About Lyn Spaulding

Lyn Spaulding is a busy mum of two daughters one at Avoca Primary School and the other at Campbell Town District High School. She has been on the School Association at Avoca Primary School for about a decade now and currently holds the position of Treasurer. As well as this she has been a Northern [...]

2017-12-13T23:50:32+00:00 December 13th, 2017|

About Amina Keygan

Amina is a demographer and social researcher with over 15 years working in community development and strategic business planning/decision making.  She is the Chair of the Burnie Primary School Association and President of the P&F.  She also serves the Burnie community as an Alderman on the council. Amina has extensive skills in community capacity building, [...]

2017-12-10T23:36:08+00:00 December 10th, 2017|

About Debra McOrist-Mitchell

I have been involved with TASSO since 2012 and am currently employed as the Operations Manager. This job allows me to further develop my passion for public education. The area I am most interested in is Authentic Parent Engagement. Where parents and schools work side by side to enhance the education of students through effective [...]

2018-06-26T01:05:26+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

About Mr Ben Cunningham

School Associations: Tasmanian eSchool School Association and Norwood Primary School School Association. I am a proud father of three young boys in Primary School and I believe that as Parents we are our children’s best advocates. I have seen firsthand how being truly involved and committed to your children’s education that you can make a [...]

2017-11-10T02:20:43+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

About Ellie Woolnough

School Association: Swansea Primary School Association. Areas of Interest: Parent Engagement, Community Empowered Schools, Learning In Families Together. Background: Ellie Woolnough joined TASSO in August 2017. She is a Tasmanian, married for 25 years, and currently her three children each attend a different public school. She brings to the committee a grassroots perspective on children, [...]

2017-11-10T02:16:59+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

About Lindie Read

Lindie has an ongoing commitment to public education and promoting the importance of positive family engagement within school communities. Valuing the role of parents as their child’s first educator and the important role families play in their children's ongoing education is pivotal. She has worked in the fields of Childcare, Disability services and in schools [...]

2017-12-10T23:31:16+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

About Mr Nigel Jones

School Association Committee Member of: Lindisfarne North Primary and Clarence High Areas of Interest: Children with disabilities being provided with adequate resources, the adequate resourcing of Learning Centres, school canteens providing healthy food, adequate infrastructure for schools, safe environment in schools, and School Associations good governance. Background: Nigel has over 25 years’ Experience with Parent [...]

2017-11-10T02:12:24+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

Conference 2017

 TASSO 2017 Annual Conference & AGM Program TASSO 2017 Annual Conference & AGM Agenda Items TASSO 2017 Annual Conference & AGM Appointment of Proxy MOTIONS TO AGM RESULTS Motion 1: That this conference demand the Department of State Growth ensure the safety of Forth Primary School families accessing the school and that of other road [...]

2018-07-18T05:03:33+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

Term One 2017 Southern Regional meeting

TASSO invites all parents/carers of students in state schools to: TASSO Term 1 Southern Regional Meeting Wednesday 5th April 2017 6:00pm – 8:00pm  VENUE: TASSO office: 15 Rowitta Road Lindisfarne Children welcome. The Tasmanian Association of State School Organisations (TASSO) is a not for profit organisation. TASSO provide guidance and advocacy for parents and students [...]

2018-07-18T05:03:33+00:00 March 17th, 2017|



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