Tim Arnold, CEO
An accomplished business executive with experience in the sport, not-for-profit, government and business sectors, Tim joined AILA in September 2017. Having held several senior management positions across national organisations previously, his focus will be on working with the Board to review the strategic direction of AILA, develop a communications strategy and review the membership programs. Tim will work to drive the profile and advocacy priorities of AILA and provide leadership to the network of staff across the country.
Prior to working with AILA, Tim spent over a decade in the sports industry working in stakeholder engagement, membership, workforce development, government relations and commercial programs, most recently working as Acting Chief Executive Officer of Touch Football Australia, one of the largest community based sports in the country.
Georgina Scriha, National Manager, Events & Partners
Georgina graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce and has over 12 years experience working in membership associations. Her past positions at the Taxation Institute of Australia and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners saw her focus on member engagement, events, education and sponsorship. Georgina grew up in the regional Queensland town of Mackay before relocating to Brisbane. She is a mum to two very happy, active little boys.
Catherine Horner, National Manager, Finance
Catherine has been a Chartered Accountant for more than 12 years. After completing a double degree in Commerce and Economics at ANU, she worked in tax and audit for firms in Sydney and Melbourne before travelling overseas. Returning to Canberra, she joined the not-for-profit sector and held finance and compliance roles with Greening Australia and the Australian Council for International Development.
Lucy Sheaves, Executive Administration Coordinator
Lucy started at AILA as a graphic design intern during her double degree of Graphic Design and Communication in Advertising at UC. Since graduation, she has moved to a full-time position to support the Board, committees, and accreditation program, but still enjoys occasional graphic design projects. Loves dogs and has questionable fashion sense.
Mils Finau, National Marketing and Administration Assistant
Mils holds a double degree in Sports Management and Sports Coaching from the University of Canberra. Sport and Landscape Architecture may seem like two separate worlds apart however Mils finds similarities in his role at AILA with his tertiary studies. Mils enjoys to play rugby, podcasts and travelling.
Adam Toohey, National Membership Engagement & Marketing Officer
Adam has always been interested in the media and communications disciplines and studied both media production and advertising marketing communications at the University of Canberra. After graduating he was fortunate enough to work in the advertising industry, with the Canberra Times being his last employer across both print and digital advertising, before coming on board with AILA and getting to experience working in the NFP sector. Adam enjoys and staying active and participates in sports in his free time.