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CMA Conference, 7-8 June 2016 on the Gold Coast!

Plenary Sessions

Claire Madden
is a social researcher, media commentator, and TEDx speaker. helloclarity.com.au

Gary Hoag
(The Generosity Monk) is International Liaison for ECFA, and author of 'The Choice'

Wes Wilmer
is a prolific author, and has held senior board & leadership roles in many ministries include ECFA and CLA. More here

Stephen Kerr
is the newly appointed Executive Director of the CMA Standards Council. More here.

Andrew Lind from Corney and Lind Lawyers will lead a plenary panel discussion on legal issues facing our sector.
There is still time to join 250+ church, ministry and business leaders at CMA's Sea World Conference on the Gold Coast!
As ministry leaders, we strive to be successful in the mission to which God has called us. As followers of Jesus, we long to hear Him say,
"Well done, good and faithful servant."
Join hundreds of ministry leaders, and a conference faculty of over 40, at CMA's 2016 Gold Coast Conference, and explore faithful ministry, governance, stewarship, fund raising, management, leadership - and much more!

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Knowledge Hubs
Scattered throughout the large exhibition hall will be signposted Knowledge Hubs, where groups of up to 12 people can gather in small groups with content experts during some elective sessions.
Breakfast with Dolphins
An optional Tuesday morning buffet breakfast at Dolphin Cove.
Exhibition Hall

Many sponsors (listed at bottom of page) are also exhibitors. Additional exhibitors include:

One booth is still available, contact CMA on 07 5545 2004 for details.

Electives, electives ...
A key feature of CMA's annual conference is the 40+ electives over two days ...
- Ministry leadership and management
- Fundraising
- Board governance
- Financial accountability
- HR & leading teams
- Communications & PR
Peer Learning
Have an idea to share? Sign up to speak at a Peer Learning elective session, where four speakers will be chosen for each session to share, in ten minutes, an idea, a story, or a strategy from their ministry experience. You can apply to present after you have registered for the conference.
Partial Delegate List
Karen Naylor ( People & Culture Business Partner , World Vision ) ~ Mark Mann ( Chief Financial Officer , Fusion Australia ) ~ David Smith ( Chairman , Genesis Foundation ) ~ Andre Cheah ( Chief Operating Officer , Planetshakers Church ) ~ Jame Lewis ( Principal , Lewis Counsel ) ~ Heather Coleman ( CEO / General Director , Global Interaction ) ~ Peter Geizer ( General Manager , INC Invest ) ~ Frank Morabito ( Finance Director , Churches of Christ Vic/Tas ) ~ Neil Drury ( Board Chair , Birkdale Baptist Church ) ~ John Bradford ~ Andrew Streets ( Director of Corporate Services , Global Interaction ) ~ Cheryl Johnson ( Northern Community Church of Christ ) ~ Brenda Warren ( Bible Society ) ~ Suellen Holmes ( CFO , International Network of Churches ) ~ Ian Case ( Chair , Brisbane School of Theology ) ~ Terry Leister ( Director / Company Secretary , Brisbane School of Theology ) ~ Elliott Lauder ( Childsafe ) ~ David Slinn ( CEO , Baptist Financial Services Australia ) ~ Glenn Thompson ( Finance Manager , MAF Australia ) ~ Marcus Judge ~ Peter Shields ( Saward Dawson Chartered Accountants ) ~ Ian Lumb ( Ministry Leader. Startegy & Development , CrossLife ) ~ Michelle Catanzariti ( Registrar & General Manager , Anglican Diocese of Riverina ) ~ John Austin ( ACL ) ~ Dave Dorman ( National Administrator , AFES ) ~ Anthony Levick ( Chairman , CBMC Australia ) ~ Ian Ireland ( General Manager Business Development , Ansvar Insurance ) ~ Steve Wiggins ( OTL , Southport Church of Christ ) ~ Jon Holloway ( CEO , ACS Financial ) ~ Katrina Lamont ( Director TEC (The Excellence Centre) & Assistant , Pacific Hills Christian School ) ~ Andrew McLachlan ( Business Manager & Company Secretary , Church Missionary Society - Australia ) ~ Rod St Hill ( Dean, School of Business , Christian Heritage College ) ~ David Lewis ( Company Secretary , HammondCare ) ~ Zac Veron ( Anglican Youthworks ) ~ Michael Vanderree ( Team Leader - Communities , Churches of Christ Vic/Tas ) ~ Gavin Brett ( CEO , Media Sales Australia ) ~ Philip Salter ( Ansvar ) ~ David Berry ( Baptist Insurance Services ) ~ Justine Simms ( Chief Operations Officer , WorshipCentre ) ~ Rob Nicholls ( cbm Australia ) ~ Sam Albrecht ( Childsafe ) ~ David Allan ( CEO , Mt Tamborine Convention ) ~ Nigel Mason ( RDL Accountants ) ~ Rebekah Oh ( Finance Manager , Pacific Hills Christian School ) ~ Elwyn Jenner ( Elder/Governance , Southport Church of Christ ) ~ Rodney Brady ( Chief Financial Officer , Seventh-day Adventist Church ) ~ Murray Baird ( Assistant Commissioner , ACNC ) ~ John Reeder ( Director , Creative Solutions Network ) ~ Jeremy Gehrmann ( General Secretary , CMS ) ~ Alex Sipala ( Board Member , aifc ) ~ Rachel Sloper ( Solicitor , Neumann & Turnour Lawyers ) ~ Chris Baldry ( Group Business Manager , Pacific Hills Christian School ) ~ Ruth Knight ( Zark Consultancy ) ~ Andrew Wanke ( Assistant to the CFO , Seventh-day Adventist Church (SPD) Ltd ) ~ Gary Williams ( National Director , CMA ) ~ Darren Frame ( CEO , Silky Oaks Children’s Haven ) ~ Marcia Dickie ( Administrator , Birkdale Baptist Church ) ~ Leanne Thomson ( Administrator , Springwood Church of Christ ) ~ Mark Hodgson ( Administrator , Kenmore Baptist Church ) ~ Ashley Saunders ( Senior Pastor , Beacon Community ) ~ Debra Moore ( CEO , Bethel Funerals ) ~ Nick Dubé ( Heartburst Digital ) ~ Glenn Dixon ( Business & Systems Manager , Baptist Churches SA ) ~ Jeffrey Nagle ( CEO , IJM Australia ) ~ Andrew Mitchell ( Executive Pastor , EV Church ) ~ Darren Copland ( CEO , Emu Gully Adventure Education Group Inc ) ~ Matthew Turnour ( Neumann & Turnour Lawyers ) ~ Peter James ( CEO , Scripture Union Queensland ) ~ Laura Radford ( Human Resources Officer , AFES ) ~ Jim Varelas ( Strategic Partners Manager , Ansvar Insurance ) ~ Natja Gougoulas ( Marketing & Communications , Ezescan ) ~ Omar Djoeandy ( SIM ) ~ Lyall Mercer ( MercerPR ) ~ Nathan Bittigieg ( Christian Super ) ~ Stephen Sutton ( Northern Community Church ) ~ Neil Bull ( EA Insurance ) ~ Rob Hurrell ( Partner , rdl.accountants Pty Ltd ) ~ Beryl Notias ( Operations and Loans Manager , Baptist Financial Services ) ~ Dawn Penney ( CEO , ACCESS ministries ) ~ Peter Beck ( Ministry Support , Rostrevor Baptist Church ) ~ Phil Greer ( Founder , WC20 ) ~ Libby Klein ( Principal , Moores ) ~ Kistina Basile ( Program Manager , SuperFriend ) ~ Kerri Binks ( Finance Officer , Gateway Church Aust ) ~ Lyall Weaver ( CFO , Parramatta Mission ) ~ David Ryan ( Executive Director , ChinaHeart / LST Group ) ~ Ray Bull ( BullArt ) ~ Deb Koh ( Finance Manager , The Babes Project ) ~ Daniel Muggeridge ( Blue Bike Solutions ) ~ Karen Walker ( Assembly Board Member , Baptist Churches of South Australia ) ~ Monique ten Hoopen ( NewHope Community Care ) ~ Phil Coy ( General Manager , Triumph Communications ) ~ Aaron Thirkettle ( Operations Director , Silky Oaks Children's Haven ) ~ Paul Cameron ( CEO , Churches of Christ Vic / Tas ) ~ Chris Littlechild ( Insight for Living ) ~ Paul Gould ( CCCVaT ) ~ Cath Berryman ( CFO , Church Missionary Society Victoria ) ~ Linton Deane ( Director , Eagle HR Consulting ) ~ Stuart Campbell ( National Relationship Manager , Churches of Christ Financial Services ) ~ Lesleigh Hall ( Presbyterian Church of QLD ) ~ Terry Hicks ( Baptist Insurance Services ) ~ Nicholas Marks ( AIFC ) ~ Pei Jet Chuah ( General Manager , Planetshakers Church ) ~ Doug Patching ( Life City Church ) ~ Barry Rodgers ( Chairman of the Board , Emu Gully Adventure Education Group Inc ) ~ John Bond ( Board Chairman , Compassion Australia ) ~ Rich Thompson ( Candence Media ) ~ John Kendall ( Business Manager , Calvary Christian Church ) ~ Edwin Boyce ( Principal , Pacific Hills Christian School ) ~ John McLean ( National Director , Grace Communion International ) ~ Ian Scarborough ( Executive Pastor - Operations , City on a Hill ) ~ Chris Morey ( Director , Lewis Holdway Lawyers ) ~ Stephen Judd ( Chief Executive , HammondCare ) ~ Claire Madden ( HelloClarity ) ~ Kathi Cohen ( Director , Moringa Associates ) ~ Jamie Long ( Chair Assembly Council , Baptist Churches of NSW & ACT ) ~ Lance Staer ( Vice-Chair , Australian Not for Profit Accountants Network ) ~ Jeff Tulk ( Saward Dawson Chartered Accountants ) ~ Cheryl Osment ( Chief Operations Officer , Eastern College Australia ) ~ Stan Richey ( SIM ) ~ Glenn Valentine ( Gateway Baptist Church ) ~ David Owens ( Business Manager , Christian Brethren Trust ) ~ Kevin Keegan ( CEO , FEBC Australia ) ~ David Cohen ( Director , Moringa Associates ) ~ Debbie Williams ( PA to National Director , CMA ) ~ Jamie Botten ( Elder , Rostrevor Baptist Church ) ~ Matthew Hung ( RDL Accountants ) ~ John Gagliardi ( Director of Development , Haggai Institute Australia ) ~ Greg Holland ( Baptist Churches of WA ) ~ Malcolm Barker ( Board Member , Wycliffe ) ~ Priscilla Mellado ( Marketing Manager , WorldShare ) ~ Peter Bentley ( National Director , Assembly of Confessing Congregations ) ~ Elizabeth Shalders ( Head of Not-for-Profit , Lewis Holdway Lawyers ) ~ Phil Arnold ( Regional Advancement and Advocacy Manager , WorldShare ) ~ Joel Plotnek ( Managing Director , Churches of Christ Financial Services ) ~ Charles Wilson ( CEO , Integricare ) ~ Wesley Willmer ~ Steve Bartlett ( Assoc Director Church Planting , Baptist Churches of NSW ) ~ Helen Parker ( Executive Director , The Babes Project ) ~ Gary Wallis ( Business Manager , St Matthias Church Paddington ) ~ Ian McDougall ( Interim CEO , MAF Australia ) ~ Rodney Marshall ( Administrator , Tas Baptists ) ~ Stanley Ng Plyler ( CEO , WorldShare ) ~ Russell Hoath ( Insurance & Risk Management Director , Churches of Christ Insurance ) ~ Robert Ward ( Owner , Reward Consulting ) ~ Michael Newton-Brown ( CEO , The Freedom Project ) ~ Philip Curtis ( Executive Director , Habitat for Humanity, Victoria ) ~ Cindy McGarvie ( National Director , Youth for Christ ) ~ Keith Jobberns ( Australian Baptist Ministries ) ~ Janet Simpson ( Director, Communications & Fundraising , Anglican Youthworks ) ~ Peter Scott ~ Jeffrey Bartlett ( General Manager , ACC ) ~ Steve Slade ( Director - Governance , Churches of Christ in Qld ) ~ Sharron Bain ( Executive officer , Hart Australasia ) ~ Gavin Osborne ( Business Manager , CityLife Church ) ~ Seain Turner ( Director , The Project Church ) ~ Sarah vandenBroek ( Financial Manager , Urban Neighbours of Hope ) ~ Jenny Crameri ( Partnership Manager , WorldShare ) ~ Tony Crook ( CEO , Steer Incorporated ) ~ Joshua Crowther ( Dunham+Company ) ~ Mal Watts ( SIM ) ~ Richard Menteith ~ Peter Leigh ( Executive Minister , CityLife Church ) ~ David Angell ( Board of Elders Member , Gateway Baptist Church ) ~ Alistair Macpherson ( Corney & Lind Lawyers ) ~ Richard BEAUMONT ( CEO , Entrust Foundation ) ~ Helen Boucher ( Senior Manager , Saward Dawson ) ~ Alan Rich ( Principal , Business Mentoring Aust ) ~ Lani van Dalsen ( President , Hope Behind Bars Inc. ) ~ Andrew Chivers ( Legal Counsel , HammondCare ) ~ Phillip McCallum ( QLD Baptists ) ~ Allan Priest ( Director , Baptist Financial Services Australia Ltd ) ~ Nathan Potts ( Pastor & Chairman of the Board , Insight for Living ) ~ Lawrie Green ( Director , Tyndale KSG ) ~ Greg Smith ( Operations Manager , Catalyst Church ) ~ Richard Glover ( Member of Synod , Anglican Diocese Brisbane ) ~ Denise Potter Coates ( Exhibition Manager , CMA ) ~ Graham Hasler ( Key Relationships Manager , Hope Media ) ~ Lisa Tarzia ( Mission Travel Group ) ~ Peter Searson ( Chairman , AIFC ) ~ Emma Pellatt ( Strategic Data & Logistics Coordinator , SU QLD ) ~ Philippa Nelson ( Social Action Resource Network ) ~ Paul Arnott ( Executive Director Special Projects , CMA ) ~ Ray Walker ( Business Development Manager , CMA ) ~ Steve Kerr ( Executive Director , CMA Standards Council ) ~ Kym Bennetts ( Baptist Insurance Services ) ~ David Elvery ( Senior Pastor , Birkdale Baptist Church ) ~ Andrew Grant ( CEO , CYC Burleigh ) ~ Ben Dodd ( CFO , Compassion Australia ) ~ Pam Thyer ( National Director , Missions Interlink ) ~ Kate Kerr ( St Hilary's Anglican, Kew ) ~ Susan Daniel ( Regional Director QLD , AIFC ) ~ Ben Moodie ( Baptist Union of Victoria ) ~ Sylvia Buckman ~ David Mansfield ( CEO , Anglican Aid ) ~ Brad Gardiner ( Branch Manager , Bethel Funerals ) ~ Warren Hutcheon ( CEO , Ansvar Insurance ) ~ Anne Robinson ( Principal , Prolegis ) ~ Mark Breyley ( Blue Bike Solutions ) ~ John Peberdy ( Chairperson , CMA ) ~ Arthur Conomos ( QLD Area Manager , Compassion Australia ) ~ Ina Sanders ( Managing Director , Informed Strategies ) ~ Stephen Lowe ( Treasurer , Pingpongathon ) ~ David Jordison ( Office Manager , Grace Communion International Ltd ) ~ Lindsay Spencer ( Business Manager , Robert Menzies College ) ~ Paul Holdway ( Director , Lewis Holdway Lawyers ) ~ Lisa Rohweder ( State Manager QLD , Ansvar Insurance ) ~ Jim Rawson ( Chair Board , Campus Crusade for Christ Australia ) ~ Matt Jacobs ( EA Insurance ) ~ Roz Trestrail ( Alphacrucis College ) ~ Suzy Kendall ~ Kerry Pearce ( Senior Pastor/CEO , HillSide Church Inc ) ~ Geoff Warren ( Bible Society ) ~ Gary Hoag ( International Liaison , ECFA ) ~ Kate Green ( Business Manager , CMS - QNNSW ) ~ Elmo Jacob ( MD/CEO , Newton ) ~ Andy Bruvels ( Back Office Administrator , Crosslife - a baptist church ) ~ Glyn Henman ( CEO , Young Life Australia ) ~ Philip Kua ( Team Leader - Leadership , Churches of Christ Vic/Tas ) ~ Rob Gillion ( Bishop of Riverina , Anglican Diocese of Riverina ) ~ Daniel Beasy ( Lead Pastor , Rostrevor Baptist Church ) ~ Nick Overton ~ Jeanette Solley ( Finance Manager , Hope City Church ) ~ Phil Cogger ( Victorian Advancement Manager , WorldShare ) ~ Jill Gray ( Principal , Changing Horizons ) ~ Rosanne Arnott ~ Anthony Denman ( Anglicare Tasmania ) ~ John Anderson ( General Director , Tahlee Ministries Inc ) ~ Alan Soden ( Director , Baptist Financial Services ) ~ Kym Schwartz ( SIM ) ~ Allan Gibson ( National Director , Power to Change ) ~ Jon Cheung ( Principal , Prolegis ) ~ Liam Glover ( Executive Director , Arrow Leadership ) ~

 

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