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Executive Team

The Heads of Departments and Schools of Psychology Association (HODSPA) represents over 40 public and private higher education providers of education and training in psychology across Australia. Each institution is represented by the academic leader who is the Head of the school, department, or psychology discipline. The Heads constitute the HODSPA membership.

HODSPA is led by an elected Executive, consisting of a Chair, Deputy Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer, as well as an appointed Executive Officer, and the Immediate Past Chair.

Chair

Prof Lorelle Burton

Chair:
Professor Lorelle Burton
BAppSc USQ , BAppSc(Hons) USQ , PhD USQ
Head of the School of Psychology and Wellbeing
University of Southern Queensland
Toowoomba QLD 4350
Tel: +61 7 4631 2853
Fax: +61 7 4631 2721
Email: chair@hodspa.org.au

 

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Deputy Chair

Prof Kristen Pammer

Deputy Chair:
Professor Kristen Pammer
Head of School School of Psychological Sciences
University of Newcastle
Email: deputychair@hodspa.org.au

 

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Secretary

Assoc Prof Carla Litchfield

Secretary:
Associate Professor Carla Litchfield

Discipline Head: Psychology/Associate Professor of Psychology
UniSA: Justice and Society

Email: secretary@hodspa.org.au

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Treasurer

Assoc Prof Karena J. Burke

Treasurer:
Associate Professor Karena J. Burke
Head of Department of Psychology & Public Health
CQUniversity Australia
Adelaide campus
44 Greenhill Rd, Wayville, SA, 5034
Tel: +61 8 8378 4566
Mob: +61 4179 29827
Email: treasurer@hodspa.org.au

Immediate Past Chair

Prof Renata Meuter

Past Chair:
Professor Renata Meuter
Faculty of Health, School of Psychology & Counselling
QUT
Tel: +61 7 3138 4641
Email:

Immediate Past Executive Officer

Prof Nigel W. Bond, FASSA

Immediate Past Executive Officer:
Professor Nigel W. Bond, FASSA
Emeritus Professor
University of Western Sydney
NSW 2751

Emeritus Professor Nigel Bond Retires

Our History

Renata Mueter

Past Chair

2017 - 2019

Steve Kent

Past Chair

2017 - 2019

Kim Cornish

Past Chair

2015 - 2016

John Dunn

Inaugural Chair

2011 - 2014