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


As the NZ General Manager of the Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE), my primary focus is to support and strengthen associations across New Zealand.

With over 25 years of experience in relationship and engagement marketing, our team has assisted numerous member-based not-for-profit organisations in improving their engagement processes. We specialize in up-skilling staff, volunteers, and boards to enhance member value and drive organizational success.

Elaine Woolstencroft

Office Manager


p:    +61 7 3268 7955

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.

The Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE)

Australian Office:
Address: Unit 6, 26 Navigator Place, Hendra QLD 4011 Australia
Free Call: +61 1300 764 576
Phone: +61 7 3268 7955

New Zealand Office:
Address: 159 Otonga Rd, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand
Phone: +64 27 249 8677


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