The WA Division has a number of committees that advance the interests of members through internal and external advocacy. They meet on a regular basis and liaise with representatives from the NSW Divisional Council.


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Not-For-Profit Committee

The committee's role is to engage, represent and advance the professional interests of not-for-profit members who are employed by or have an interest in the sector. The committee comprises of 12 members representing a broad spectrum within the sector and meet on a bi-monthly basis.

Chair Annette Frazer FCPA
Deputy Chair Janet Leerson CPA
Members Ryan Chapman CPA
Max Cozijn CPA
John Dawson FCPA
Jeremy D’Souza CPA
Tracey Ford CPA
Janet Leerson CPA
Eileen Newby CPA
Hena Park CPA
Bernadette Smith FCPA
Diana Versace FCPA
Shane Yensch FPCA

Public Practice Committee

The committee's role is to safeguard the interests of members in public practice in Western Australia. The committee comprises of 11 members and meet on a bi-monthly basis.

Chair Darren Ellis CPA 
Deputy Chair Hugh Zimmerman CPA 
Members Darren Ellis CPA
John Greeve CPA
Aaron Ng CPA
Leanne Oliver CPA
Andrew Seinor FCPA
Abu Siddique CPA
Bernadette Smith FCPA
Jimmy Trpcevski FCPA
Ping Teo FCPA
James Wyrewenaden CPA

Resource & Energy Committee

The committee advocate on behalf of Finance and Accounting professionals in Western Australia’s large Resources and Energy sector, advising on career development and ongoing requirements specific to the industry.

Chair TBC
Deputy Chair TBC 
Members Lucille Bazen CPA
Khatiza Brown CPA
Seunghwan Cha CPA
Wylie Collins FCPA
David Dring CPA
Dane Etheridge CPA
Rebekha Hanna CPA
Matthew Lee CPA
Kerseelan Naidu CPA
Pennee Osmond CPA
Anastasiia Ploshkina CPA
Corinne Coko Tang CPA
Shaun Vokes CPA
Chin Mei Wong CPA


CPA Australia is committed to helping the career development needs of young business professionals. The Young Professionals Committee was set up to oversee activity aimed at associate members and prospective graduates in the early to mid-stages of their CPA career journey.

Chair Callum Rogers-Barbour ASA
Fui Wern Chow ASA
Members Corey Bavin CPA
Vicki Fosselius ASA
Olena Legoida ASA
Grishma Maharjan ASA
Tracey Soko ASA
Huan Wang ASA
Committee Liaisons Kishan Gosran
Simran Vijayakumar


The committee’s aim is to represent, advance and promote the interests of members working in the public sector.

Chair TBC
Members Alan Andersson CPA
Patrick Arulsingham CPA
Les Bechelli FCPA
Adrian Bell FCPA
Peter Byrne FCPA
Mark Caldwell FCPA
Damon Denooyer FCPA
Philip D’Souza CPA
Tanvi Haria FCPA
Graeme Jones FCPA
Poonam Kapoor CPA
Tony Loiacono FCPA
Glenn Nordsvan CPA
Peter Parolo FCPA
John Rees CP
Alan Shaw CPA


The Third Age network (TAN) seeks to advance, represent and engage the interests of Third Age members who desire to maintain their professional skills and continue to learn, earn and contribute where appropriate.

Chair Arthur Griffiths FCPA
Members Philip Draber FCPA
Robert Fruin CPA
Romola Haggerty FCPA
Bruce Land CPA
George Okulicz CPA
Yawar Zoeb FCPA


The committee focuses on specific issues such as inclusiveness in the workforce, value-adding to members on parental leave, overcoming career disruption and all gender representation at the senior leadership level.

Chair Suzanne James CPA   
Deputy Chair Minji Kim CPA
Jillian Brazil CPA
Members Jana Bartlett CPA
Jillian Brazil CPA
Sylvie Broadway CPA
Holly Caldwell CPA
Michael Crevola FCPA
Amanda Cumberbatch CPA
Jennifer De’Ceglie CPA
Elvina Florenca FCPA
Katherine Ge CPA
Suzanne James CPA
Yajie Han ASA
Helen Hodgson FCPA
Min Ji Kim CPA
Helen Lo Presti CPA
Kayah Louise CPA
Jamie MacBride CPA
Natalie Matsie CPA
Simon Mayo CPA
Shiyin Mullen CPA
Rebecca Johnston-Patterson CPA
Anastasiia Ploshkina CPA
Christo Sebastian CPA
Nina Wild CPA