The ANA volunteer committee is made up of Nanny Industry Members who are nominated each year at the AGM.  The management of the ANA is a shared responsibility across these volunteers as they donate their time to create a better nanny industry for everyone. 

If you are interested in joining the ANA committee, please email enquiries@australiannannyassociation.org.au to register interest.  (T+C’s apply)

Lauren Brown

President

Lauren has spent the past ten years working with families in the Nanny and Childcare industry.  She holds a Diploma in Children’s Services and is passionate about delivering incredible learning journeys to support development in the early years.

Lauren is an active member of Melbourne’s entrepreneur circles as she launches a range of startup solutions to the Nanny Industry. Lauren is passionate about growing the ANA to support the community through industry changes and represent our industry in stakeholder discussions with the Australian Tax Office, the Fair Work Ombudsman, and the Federal Government.

Becky Kemp

Secretary 

Becky is a career nanny that has dedicated her career to supporting families all over NZ and Australia.  Since recently becoming a Mum herself she has found a great balance recently becoming a “Mummy Nanny” in Brisbane and is loving the great balance this provides her family life.

Becky holds a qualification in Childcare and is passionate about learning for children in the early years.  Becky’s industry work has seen her enter her 4th year on the committee and she is passionate to keep supporting the ANA as the nanny community grows.

Annemarie

Public Officer

Annemarie is a founding member of the Australian Nanny Association. Annemarie felt that nannies were being misrepresented in the media and wanted to share their positive experiences working as and with nannies. Annemarie has 20 years working with children including centre based care, social welfare, nannying and currently as an Agency owner. Annemarie has a Diploma in Community Services and Certificate 3 in Children’s Services.  Annemarie runs her own Agency supporting parents in the search for nanny solutions.

Amanda Salmon

Treasurer

Amanda is a certificate 3 qualified veteran in the nanny industry having worked as a career nanny in the homes of Brisbane families for 20 years. Her experience lead her to launch an introduction agency with a focus on supporting nannies and families alike through professional employment agreements and ongoing, positive communication.

Amanda is passionate about educating clients on the expectations as an employer and encouraging nannies to recognise their self worth.

Amanda Ferguson

Committee/Industry support

Amanda is a nanny with 20 years of experience working in Australia and internationally. She loves working with children and families, and loves connecting with other nannies online and in person. She loves to travel, and has often travelled for conferences. Amanda is passionate about ongoing learning and professional development.

Amanda recognises the value of nanny care, which means you will see her advocating for nannies to be paid fairly and legally, sharing information and resources, and encouraging nannies to maintain professionalism. She also supports nannies with this through mentoring and support services.

Hélène Gatland

Events and National Nanny Representative

Hélène has dedicated over 20 years to her career working with families in the childcare and nanny industry.  She is also a French child psychologist and holds a Diploma of Children’s Services and is particularly passionate about the early years learning and development.  This includes an interest in Montessori-based resources and introducing a second language to the children she works for.

Hélène has had her work formally recognised by the Parliament of NSW and has been recognised as Family Day Care’s Regional Educator of the year.

As a Nanny, she loves to become a part of the family and support families and the individual focus you can offer to children in your care.