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Conventions Board Inc

All Correspondence to: Executive Secretary, 18 Sinai Place, Lockridge WA 6054 or by email

National Square Dance Conventions are organised under the guidelines of the National Square Dance Conventions Board Inc

This board is made up of mainly Convenors of past National Square Dance Conventions held in Australia

Aims and objectives

Aims and objectives

  • To ensure that there will be a National Square Dance Convention held in Australia every year.
  • To ensure that there will be minimum standards for National Conventions.
  • To seek expressions of interest from parties willing to run such events.
  • To allocate such events to suitable parties
  • To give guidance to parties organising National Conventions


2017 - 2018
ChairmanBarry ChandlerTasmania
Deputy ChairmanNev McLachlanQueensland
Executive SecretaryAnthea MatthewsWestern Australia
TreasurerBev McLachlanQueensland
Archives SecretaryBarbara TreharneVictoria
Document OfficerGordon HearneNew South Wales
GeneralKevin KellyWestern Australia
GeneralJeff SeidelSouth Australia
GeneralKaye ChandlerTasmania


Nev McLachlanQueenslandGary BrownVictoria
Bev McLachlanQueenslandGordon HearneNew South Wales
Jeff SeidelSouth AustraliaAllen KerrAustralian Capital territory
Kevin KellyWestern AustraliaKevin ThomasVictoria
Leanne NicholsonNew South WalesJason NicholsonNew South Wales
Richard MuirWestern AustraliaHoward CockburnVictoria
Tony HooperNorthern TerritoryKaye ChandlerTasmania
Robyn KerrAustralian Capital TerritoryGail GuilianoAustralian Capital Territory
Mike DaveyVictoria

Past Members

Marion Brown (Dec)VictoriaIvan Dawes (Dec)Western Australia
Frank O'MaraNew South WalesTerry PollycuttAustralian Capital Territory
Graham RigbyQueenslandKit SpaldingNew South Wales
Jim White (Dec)New South WalesJan WoodgetSouth Australia
Ron Whyte (Dec)VictoriaElla WhyteVictoria
David ArmstrongSouth AustraliaJohn WeatherburnTasmania
Bruce Clarke (Dec)New South WalesDavid SmytheQueensland
Leighton BloomfieldQueenslandSandra BloomflieldQueensland
Graham ElliotSouth AustraliaDawn ElliotSouth Australia