Staff

We have a great team at the NHAA office and are always happy to hear from our members. So if you have a question, or some feedback, or just want to say “Hey, I posted you some dark chocolate today”, we look forward to getting your call or email... or parcel....

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Andrew Hamilton (Executive Officer)

In the office Tuesday, Wednesday, and works remotely at other times

Andrew is responsible for the overall implementation of the Board approved strategic direction and policy of the organisation including financial management and governance structure. With a background in Funds and Sports Management and now Medical, Andrew has an extensive knowledge of the not-for-profit industry and the issues faced by associations. His focus is always on what is best for the industry and the membership and while he does not have a background in naturopathy or herbalism his approach will be the same and will spend time listening to the members, understanding their specific needs and putting the necessary strategies in place to improve the member services and service to members. 

Clair Ingleton (Membership & Administration Officer) 

In the office Wednesdays & Fridays 

Clair's main responsibilities are processing new memberships and renewals, updating the membership database and any member related inquiries. Clair is also a practicing naturopath who has a clinic in the city. Her main areas of interest within naturopathy are womens and children’s health. Clair is passionate about re-educating adults and children about choosing a healthy enjoyable lifestyle and eating delicious wholesome foods. When not working, Clair is usually cooking something delicious for her family or is outside getting back to nature.

Claire Liu (Financial Accountant)

In the office Tuesday & Wednesday

Claire is responsible for overall financial function of NHAA including P&L analysis, management reporting and budgeting.

Claire has more than 10 years post qualification experience in financial and management accounting including transactional processing for month end and year end reporting, analysis of P&L, process and financial system improvement, forecasting and budgeting, training and mentoring staff and overseeing daily operation of finance function. Claire’s most recent experience is with  multinational medical devices companies as a management accountant.

Claire is a member of Chartered Practicing Accountants.

Lorraine Vine (Health Funds Compliance Officer)

In the office Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Lorraine has a background in administration, which she has combined with 23 years practice as a Professional Homeopath in the Macarthur area. She worked for many years at the Australian Register of Homeopaths (AROH) undertaking Health Fund and CPE compliance and executive support to the Board of Directors.

Lorraine has 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren and a love of travelling, both locally and overseas.

Natalie Symkowiak (Communications Officer)

Works remotely

Natalie is responsible for updating and managing the website, eNews production and overseeing social media. 

Susan Arentz (Editor AJHM): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Works remotely

Susan is a clinical naturopath in a gynecology and obstetrics group practice, a lecturer and clinical supervisor at Endeavour College and an adjunct research fellow at NICM, Western Sydney University. Susan’s PhD investigated the role of naturopathy in the management of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and contributed to building the evidence base for naturopathic clinical practice. Susan is a member of the NHAA, ARONAH and the Fertility Society of Australia.