Ms Kathy Freeman took up her role as a member of EREA Council at the start of 2017 and in 2018 she was appointed Treasurer. Kathy had been a principal for nineteen years, including ten years as principal of two EREA schools, St Edmund’s College and St Gabriel’s School. Kathy has been a member of the Australian Council of Educational Leaders. In 2015 she received an ACEL Leadership Award and the International Paul Harris Fellowship Award. She has been an advocate across government and non-government organisations for students with a disability and their families.