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Paul W. Hammat

Paul Hammat

President
Paul has extensive experience in Pastoral and Spiritual Care practice and management and counselling practice. He is currently Coordinator of Pastoral and Spiritual Care at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. Paul is a foundation member of the Spiritual Care Australia Board.1213
James Eric Cox

James Cox

Vice President
James, an Ordained Baptist Minister, has worked in church ministry and community development, before his current role as a Defence Chaplain with Air Force. He has worked all over Australia including over a decade in the Northern Territory. James joined the Board May 2017.2186
Elias Kambouropoulos

Elias Kambouropoulos

Treasurer
Elias has extensive experience in finance, management, strategic planning, and company secretarial and project management in particular construction of new buildings. He has over 40 years’ experience in various work contexts including commercial and not-for-profit organisations.2387
Eric Cave, Level III Supervisor

Eric Cave

Membership Registrar
Eric was appointed to the Board of SCA in 2014. He lives in Hobart and is an accredited Clinical Pastoral Educator and Centre Director of the Tasmania CPE Centre. Prior to this he was the Anglican Senior Chaplain and coordinator of chaplains at the Royal Hobart Hospital. He has been a foundation member of SCA and prior to that, a member of AHWCA since 1987. Eric is an SCA Life Member.1090
Megan Best

Megan Best

Board Director
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Peter Devenish-Meares

Peter Devenish-Meares

Board Director
Peter is a chaplain, ethicist and board member. He is State Chaplain of Mission Australia (Qld). He also works in Army and police chaplaincy and supports veteran organisations, has sat on or chaired various boards and statutory authorities (in health, community care, education, finance and housing). He researches and teaches in pastoral care, human resilience, ethics, leadership and organisational2227
John Van Beveren

John Van Beveren

Board Director
Dr John Van Beveren is the principal lawyer at Van Beveren and Associates. He has extensive corporate experience as director of numerous companies in education, was a board member of a not for profit and a local government councillor. Currently John is studying the Master of Pastoral Care program at Stirling Theological College.2481
Lindsay Dewberry

Lindsay Dewberry

Company Secretary
Lindsay Dewberry is a CPA with a strong background in financial management and governance. He has been involved informally in pastoral care all his life within the church context and completed a number of units in pastoral care within a Graduate Diploma of Theology.1145