About ― ITECA’s Board of Directors


The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) is led by a Board that’s firmly focussed on ensuring that the organisation has the vision, capacity and resources to support its members.

The ITECA Board ensures that the organisation develops and implements strategies and supporting policies to enable it to fulfil the objectives set out in the ITECA constitution. The ITECA Board delegates the day to day management of the organisation but remains accountable to the members for the organisation's performance. The board monitors and supports the Chief Executive and his team in an on-going way.

ITECA Board Executives —

  • Alexis Watt (Chair)
  • Open Colleges School of Health
  • Wilhelm Harnisch (Deputy Chair)
  • Zennex Pty Ltd

    ITECA Directors —

  • Alana Anderson
  • Alana Kaye College
  • Andrew Shea
  • Builders Academy Australia
  • Kathleen Newcombe
  • Sarina Russo Group
  • Nicholas Marks
  • Australian Institute of Family Counselling
  • Ron Maxwell
  • VERTO
  • Trish Ridley
  • Activ Foundation

    With the support of members ITECA adopted a new constitution in May 2019 that puts in place a new Board which strengthens the representation from the higher education, vocational education and training sectors.  This new Board comes into being in late 2019. For further information download the following document:

    ITECA Board Changes

    Naturally, the Board has a responsibility for overall compliance performance, ensuring the organisation develops and implements systems to enable it to comply with its legal and policy obligations and ensure the organisation's assets are protected through appropriate risk management.

    ITECA Governance Framework

    The ITECA Board is strongly committed to ensuring that the organisation maintains a strategic direction that aligns with the needs and interests of its members within the context of the governance framework set out in the Corporations Act (Cth) 2001.

    ITECA provides leadership, strategy, advocacy and support. Our members set our agenda, fund our activities and directly benefit from the results.


    Further Information ―

    To find out more about ITECA’s leadership, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ITECAust or Facebook at www.facebook.com/ITECAust.  Alternatively, send an email to company.secretary@iteca.edu.au or telephone 1300 421 017.


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    ITECA Page Reference ― www.iteca.edu.au/Board