Rett Syndrome Association of Australia | About RSAA

About RSAA


Formed in Melbourne in July 1989, the Rett Syndrome Association of Australia Inc. (RSAA) is a not-for-profit organisation which is managed by a Committee of volunteers, most of whom are parents of Rett syndrome children. The Association seeks to enhance the quality of life for persons with the syndrome and their families, and be of assistance to anyone interested in the disorder. July 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of the Association.

Members of  the RSAA Committee for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 are as follows:


President            Bill Callaghan (VIC)
Vice-President   Claude Buda (NSW)
Secretary            Caroline Dempster (WA) 
Treasurer            Peter Werchon (VIC) 

Other members:
Jayne Bowden (TAS)

Fiona Bell (VIC)

Sue Hallenstein (VIC)

Madeleine Saric (VIC)

Tony Cagliuso (SA)

Elizabeth Davies (VIC)

Kirsty Sale (SA)

Paul Wellington (VIC) 

Hayley Rikihana (QLD) and

Kristy Klingner (SA).






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