AACMA National Office Staff


Acting CEO - Judy James (Former CEO) - until 10 July 2015


Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
Bachelor Arts with majors in Chinese Language and Literature
Bachelor of Acupuncture
Master of Public Health (currently studying)

Contact the Acting CEO regarding the following:

   Legal Issues & Claims      
   Regulation & Registration   
   Policy Issues      
   Board Liaison      
   Operational Issues    
   Financial Oversight

 Incoming CEO - Don Sutherland - from 10 July 2015

 Currently in handover mode




Accounts & General Administration - Yan Zhang

Master of Business (Professional Accounting)
CPA Australia

Contact Accounts regarding the following:  

  Accounts Payable
  Accounts Receivable
  Annual Membership Fees
  Fees Payment Plans
  Events Registration Processing
  Fee Payment Plans
  Yellow Pages Listings
  All other accounts enquiries

Administration Officer (Membership) - Li Wei

Bachelor of Agriculture and Forestry Economic Management

Membership Administration regarding the following:

  Member & Student Application Forms
Applications in Progress
  Change of membership status
  Health Fund Enquiries
  Annual Accreditation Certificates
  Member Profile form updates
  FAC, PI, CPD certificates and annual compliance  
Accreditation Committee Liaison and Support

Communications Officer - Janina Manalo

Bachelor of Journalism
Bachelor of Arts Major in Economics

Contact Communications regarding the following:

  AACMA Publications (Jing-Luo [Member Newsletter], Annual
  Australian Journal of Acupuncture and Chinese
  Medicine (AJACM)

  Member Communications (E-news)      
  AACMA Member Webpages (New & Updates)
  AACMA Social Media      
  Display Advertising
  Classifieds Ads      
  Media Liaison  
  Member Product Development (Brochures etc.)

Events and General Administration 

Contact Events and General Administration regarding the following:

  Events & Conferences         
  State Committee (events & committee liaison)       
  AACMAC - AACMA Annual Conferences (event 
  management, trade displays and sponsorship)       
  CPD Program and CPD credit points approvals   
  Diary dates    
  Office Administration

Frontline Administration/Reception - Elizabeth Thomas

Contact Reception regarding the following:

  Office reception & administration       
  Member Product & DVD Orders       
  Practitioner Referrals       
  Various Member Enquiries
  Annual Fee Payments & accounts enquiries
  Event Registrations (annual Conference & State Committee 
  Contact Point for Acting CEO           

Casual Administration Support - Rhiannon Elton

Bachelor in Health Sciences (Acupuncture)
Diploma in Tui Na Remedial Massage
Certificate IV in Small Business Management
Master of Applied Science - Chinese Herbal Medicine  (currently studying)

  General Administration Assistance
  Reception Support

Casual Administration Support - Hugh Hayward

Bachelor in Health Sciences (Acupuncture)

Diploma in Tui Na Remedial Massage

  General Administration Assitance
Freelance Publications Support - Talina McKenzie

Contact Talina regarding the following:

 Layout and display advertising for AACMA newsletter (Jing-Luo) and journal (AJACM)

Member Services Officer - TBA
Contact Membership regarding the following:       

  Member Services      
  Member Policies and Procedures      
  Member Practice Support       
  Member Queries and Advice      
  Continuing Education Policy