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AIDN National Announces the Election of New Board Members and Appointment of New Chair

Friday, December 11, 2020 12:00 AM | Alanna Mahlakolisane (Administrator)

AIDN National Announces the Election of New Board Members and Appointment of New Chair


AIDN National has elected three new board members for a two-year tenure on the AIDN National Board.

The newly elected members are Emily Frizell, Toff Idrus and Graham Priestnall.

All three members bring with them a vast amount of experience working in the Australian Defence Industry sector and join ongoing members Carl Quarterman and Julie Savage. The board represents the diversity of AIDNs membership with members from Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and the ACT

Graham Priestnall has been elected as Chair of AIDN National replacing outgoing Chair, Lester Sutton.

“I want to thank Lester for his devotion to AIDN National and his personal drive to ensure that the organisation becomes the peak industry body for Australian Defence Companies, in particular the Small to Medium Enterprises” newly elected Chair Graham Priestnall said.

I would also like to thank Angus Hutchinson and Kerryn Smith as outgoing board members for their efforts.” Graham Priesntall said.

The new board looks forwarded to working with the CEO of AIDN National in finalising the process for a national organisation, an organisation that is represented by member companies Australia wide.


About AIDN

AIDN is a member-based organisation established over 25 years ago, to represent the interests of Australian Industry with a particular focus on the SME community.

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