The Australian Pastoral Musicians Network, Inc., is managed exclusively by a Committee of Management consisting of:


the Chairperson;

the Vice-Chairperson;

the Secretary;

the Treasurer; and

not less than three other persons, all of whom must be members of the Association.


The current APMN executive committee was elected at the Annual General Meeting in October 2017 and re-elected in October 2018. It comprises:


Patricia Calabro (Wollongong)

Susan Crowe (Ballarat)

Fiona Dyball (Melbourne)

Anne Field (Wollongong)

Angela Gorman (Bunbury) Vice Chairperson

Robert Hennessy (Melbourne) Treasurer

Melinda Leedham (Perth)

Michael Mangan (Brisbane) Chairperson

Paul Mason (Wollongong) Secretary

Annette Morrow (Lismore)

Sophy Morley (Sale)

Josie Ryan (Sydney)


Operations Management

The APMN's day-to-day operations are carried out on a volunteer basis. In addition to the work of the executive officers, the APMN executive committee provides its members with a range of event and networking services, as follows:


2019 Conference Co-Convenors:
Sophy Morley and Michael Mangan


eNewsletter Editor:
Anne Field

Facebook Page Editors:
Paul Mason and Josie Ryan


IT Services:

Paul Mason

Scholarships Ptogram Manager:

Patricia Calabro


Website and Blog Editor:

Paul Mason


Liaison with the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

The APMN works closely with the Australian Catholic Church, especially through the National Liturgical Council (NLC) and the National Liturgical Music Council (NLMC), which advise the Bishops Commission on Liturgy (BCL) of the Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference (ACBC).


The NLC and NLMC are each invited to send a Liaison Officer to attend Executive Committee meetings.


Sophy Morley is the current Liaison Officer appointed by the National Liturgical Council, and Fiona Dyball is the current Liaison Officer appointed by the National Liturgical Music Council.


Public Officer

The registered Public Officer for the Australian Pastoral Musicians Network, Inc., is Angela Gorman (nee Bendotti).


Our Executive

Annual General Meetings

Annual General Meetings (AGM) are held within four months of the end of the financial year (30 June), usually in the following October.


Nominations are invited for election to the Executive Committee using the Nomination Form.

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