Telethon Speech & Hearing (TSH) is pleased to announce the appointment of distinguished headmaster and educator, Dr Alec O’Connell FACE, FAIM, FNAAUC to its Board of Directors.
Currently headmaster at Scotch College in Swanbourne, one of WA’s top performing schools, Dr O’Connell joins TSH with a respected history in teaching, administrative and leadership positions within schools and universities.
His qualifications include a Doctorate of Business Administration (UWA), a Master of Education, Bachelor of Education, Graduate Diploma of Language Studies, Diploma of Teaching, and Diploma of Royal Society of Arts (TESL) from London.
Highly-regarded within the education sector, Dr O’Connell is also chair to the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia and the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia WA Branch, a member of the Independent Schools Council of Australia, and a member of the UWA Business School Ambassadorial Committee.
“It is a fantastic honour to join the Board at Telethon Speech & Hearing,” said Dr O’Connell.
“TSH has a huge impact the Western Australian community. I look forward to making a valuable contribution to an already impressive organisation.”
Telethon Speech & Hearing Chair, Professor Gary Martin, welcomed Dr O’Connell’s appointment.
“Alec’s appointment brings significant value and expertise to the Board that will strengthen the ongoing growth of our educational services,” he said.
Dr Alec O’Connell joins current TSH Directors – Chair Professor Gary Martin, Dr Tim Cooney, Richard Duldig, Anna Gelavis, Peter Marcakis, Olivier Marion, Jeremy Rigg, Dianne Symons, Daniel White, and Rae Wyatt.