2014 -2018: Associate Professor Ken Brien
Ken Brien, EdD is Association Professor at the University of New Brunswick and has served as President of CCEAM 2014 -2018 and Vice-President 2012-2014. He is
Past President (2016 – 2018) Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration (CASEA). He has been a reviewer for several journals, grant applications, university programs, and conference proposals and book review editor for Leadership and Policy in Schools. His most recent publication is the book A decade of research on school principals]. Leadership and Policy.
His key areas of interest are educational law, policy, governance; professional learning communities; roles of principals and vice-principals; parental involvement in education and distance education
2011-2013: Emeritus Professor Frank Crowther, AM
Emeritus Professor Frank Crowther is recognised as a leading international scholar on the subject of Leadership. His books are international best sellers.
His doctoral dissertation at the University of Wisconsin in 1984 received the International Exemplary Dissertation Award. He is also a Gold Medalist of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders, and Fellow of both the Australian Council for Educational Leaders and Australian College of Education. In 2004 he was recognised by The Bulletin magazine as one of 100 Smart Australians and in 2006 he was made a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM).
Frank has contributed to education through extensive careers in both Canada and Australia. He spent eighteen years in Alberta, Canada as a teacher, principal, inspector and Regional Director for Edmonton and Northern Alberta. On his return from Alberta to Australia in 1986 Frank received the Award of Excellence of the Alberta Teachers Association for services to the educator profession in Alberta and Canada.
Prior to his retirement from fulltime work in 2006, Frank was the Pro Vice Chancellor as well as Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Southern Queensland. He continues to conduct research and consultancy work, particularly with the internationally-renowned IDEAS School Revitalisation Project, across Australia as well as internationally.
Frank is married, with three adult children and two grandchildren. His hobbies include regular fishing trips to the Swaines Reef and trekking. At the age of 63, he successfully trekked to the Everest Base Camp.
2010-2011, 2013-2014: Anusha Naidu
Chief Operations Officer
Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance
2009-2010: Zandile Kunene (Deceased)
2004-2008: Dr Petros Pashiardis
Professor of Educational Leadership
Open University of Cyprus
2000-2004: Dr Jo Howse
Manager School/Business Relations
City of Manukau Education Trust
1994-2000: Professor Angela Thody
International Educational Leadership Centre
1990-1994: Professor Bill Mulford
University of Tasmania