Joining AHISA

AHISA members enjoy the unique benefits of collegiality, professional learning and influencing education policy and practice. There are a number of different memberships from which to choose, depending on your circumstances.

General membership

General membership may be offered to the Head of a non-government school which is not-for-profit and where the Head has the autonomy to determine staffing, curriculum offerings and administration of the school.

General membership criteria

Overseas membership

Overseas membership may be offered to Heads of schools in other countries who would largely qualify for general membership if their school was in Australia.

Overseas membership criteria

Honorary membership

Honorary members are former members considered by the board to have made an outstanding contribution to AHISA.

Honorary membership criteria

Aspirant membership

Aspirant members hold senior leadership positions in AHISA schools and are selected and nominated by their Heads, who will initiate this process. AHISA's CEO will advise of membership approval.

 Aspirant membership information
  Aspirant membership nomination form

Provisional membership

Provisional membership may be offered to Heads of schools who may be close to qualifying for general membership but may lack one or more requirements.

Provisional membership criteria

State branch chairs

How to become a general member


1) Initial contact is made with the state branch chair, who will discuss membership criteria, obligations, benefits and the process. The offer to submit an application is made.

2) The applicant fills out an online application, which is forwarded to the applicant’s school board chair for endorsement.

3) The application moves to the state branch chair for endorsement.

4) The application is forwarded to members of AHISA’s national board for endorsement. 

5) National office processes the application and membership becomes active.

6) An information pack is sent out as well as login details for the AHISA website.


Mrs Megan Krimmer
Locked Bag 1666,
Wahroonga NSW 2076
Ph: 02 9473 7710


Ms Ros Curtis
St Margaret's Anglican Girls School
11 Petrie Street,
Ascot QLD 4007
Ph: 07 3862 0761


Mr Glen McKeeman
Christian College Geelong
18 Burdekin Road
Highton VIC 3216
Ph: 035241 1577


Mr Andy Muller
Scotch Oakburn College
Locked Bag 103,
Kings Meadow TAS 7249
Ph: 03 6336 3326


Ms Rebecca Clarke
Walford Anglican School for Girls
316 Unley Rd,
Hyde Park SA 5067
Ph: 08 8291 3141


Dr Alec O'Connell
Scotch College
76 Shenton Road, Swanbourne WA 6010
Ph: 08 9383 6806