Operations team

Operations Manager - Megan Spielvogel

Megan joined AISA in August 2018.  After spending more than 20 years in event management, membership, communications and sales with membership associations and enterprises, Megan understands what a strong, engaged membership can achieve in a membership association. 

Megan utilises her skills in developing strategic plans, marketing plans, and projects while working closely with the members, AISA branches, the AISA board and stakeholders.

Email Megan: megan.spielvogel@aisa.org.au 

Events & Sponsorship Manager - Susanna Palermo

Susanna is an accomplished Event Manager with over twenty years’ experience, and has worked in all aspects of the industry including sales, catering, operational, marketing, sponsorship, planning, design and research.

After completing a Bachelor of Business in Event Management, Susanna’s passion for events, people and food, led her to work for iconic venues such as the Melbourne Town Hall and Melbourne Zoo planning weddings and corporate events.

Susanna has also managed events and conferences for high profile membership organisations such as the Bus Association of Victoria and Australian Hotels Association. Susanna worked at VET Development Centre where she developed and coordinated their professional development and events calendar.

Email Susanna: susanna.palermo@aisa.org.au


Administration Manager - Sandra Blair

Sandra joined the AISA team in 2014, she has over 10 years' experience as an administration manager of a member based association. Sandra has completed her Bachelor of Education and Accounting certificate, and has over 20 years' experience in bookkeeping, accounts payable/receivable and payroll. 

Sandra is a valuable resource which provides support to members, branch executives and board members. Sandra's goal is to continuously help improve the operations of the association whilst never losing touch of member's needs.

Email Sandra: sandra.blair@aisa.org.au

Digital Content and Communications - Nick Moore

Nick Moore joins AISA after a career in newspaper journalism including at The Age in Melbourne and The Courier-Mail in Brisbane.  (Nick was the first journalist at The Age to know about the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York because his job was to monitor the word news wires that night.)

More recently, he has transitioned to the digital space with a particular focus on: the user experience (UX), writing for the web, content strategy and creation, social media. Nick is studying ethical hacking online and knows his Nikto from his John the Ripper, his DDoS from his wiper, and his red team from his black hat.

He will focus on member communications via the AISA website, member e-newsletters and social media.

Email Nick: nick.moore@aisa.org.au