Meet the Team 

The Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE)

Toni Brearley, Chief Executive Officer

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.

Toni can be contacted on or

mobile: +61 458 000 155

Brett Jeffery, General Manager New Zealand

Brett Jeffery is a long term AuSAE member and has served on the AuSAE board for the past 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 is the NZ General Manager of the Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE) and has 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.

Brett can be contacted on or 
mobile: +64 27 249 8677

Kerrie Green, General Manager - Stakeholder Engagement

Kerrie has been working at AuSAE since May 2015. With over 5 years’ experience in the Australian not-for-profit sector, Kerrie brings a depth of knowledge to the team specifically in Event Management and Planning and Membership. Kerrie understands the importance of connecting members with key stakeholders and maintaining relationships. Kerrie holds a Master of Business (Marketing) from the Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Business majoring in Economics and Marketing from the University of Tasmania.

Kerrie can be contacted on

Judith Hocking, Membership Officer

Judith joined the AuSAE team in January 2015. She has extensive experience in working for various corporate and not for profit organisations. Judith has also managed her own business and therefore understands the importance of building customer loyalty. Judith’s specialises in creating and maintaining customer relationships and developing member satisfaction.

Judith can be contacted on

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