Meet the Team 

We have enthusiasm for serving our community. The AuSAE Team are passionate about bringing out the best in our members.

We are here to help you !

Toni Brearley 

Chief Executive Officer 
m: +61 458 000 155


With 10 years experience in the not for profit sector, Toni brings a depth of skills and experience to the AuSAE team. Having held senior positions in sector peak bodies and community service organisations, Toni has particular expertise in stakeholder engagement, marketing and communications and policy development. 

With previous commercial experience in sales and business development, coupled with a passion for people, Toni has developed a unique understanding of both the challenges and rewards of the not-for-profit sector.

Brett Jeffery

General Manager New Zealand

m: +64 27 249 8677

Brett Jeffery is a long term AuSAE member and has served on the AuSAE board for five years. Brett has been involved in the relationship and engagement marketing in a wide variety of capacities for over 20 years. He is one of New Zealand’s top membership connection specialist and has assisted hundreds of member-based not-for-profit organisations with their engagement processes.

He specialises in assisting and up-skilling staff, volunteers and boards to improve member value. He held multi board roles in the NFP sector. Brett is passionate about ensuring not-for-profit leaders receive opportunities to network and further their careers.

Abby Fields
General Manager, Partnerships and Engagement

m. +61 438 064 569

Abby joined in early 2019 to complement the existing team, bringing with her exceptional skills in relationship management, partnership development and engagement. With over a decade of experience in corporate business, Abby’s more recent roles have been involved with associations, and in the not-for-profit sector.

Abby has a passion for working with people, building relationships and ensuring value is delivered for all parties involved. 

Elaine Woolstencroft
Office Manager

p:    +61 1300 764 576  

Elaine joined AuSAE in September 2018 having spent the previous ten years as EA to the CEO and Council of a not-for-profit Membership Association in Brisbane where she became well known as the person to contact for a speedy response.   

Having come from a varied administrative background in recruitment, school education and tertiary education, Elaine brings a wealth of experience in customer/client service to her role with AuSAE.

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