Board of Directors

Executive Committee

PaulMason

PAUL MASON BA (Hons), LL.B.(A.N.U.)

Paul is the current and foundation Chair of AIGA. Paul is a family law barrister with over 3 decades experience and a member of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights. From 2007-2010 he was the Commissioner for Children for the Australian State of Tasmania. In 2008 with Dr Comfort Momoh of FGM support service FORWARD he became inaugural joint Patron of UK-based global charity Genital Autonomy. Since then he has presented local and international papers on the law and universal human Right of Genital Autonomy of girls, boys and intersex children. Paul lives in Brisbane, Queensland.

SeanWhite

SEAN M. WHITE B.Sc. (BCHM), Dip. Vis. Arts (FINE), Dip. RMT, Adv. Pranic

Sean is currently Secretary of AIGA. He describes himself as a devoted son, husband & father of two, a passionate therapist and budding Renaissance Man. Sean has built a Wellness business, Acquiesce Massage, on a foundation of reputable and consistent Quality. Sean: “Wellbeing is my primary purpose and driver. Any condition, belief or behaviour that attempts to limit or obfuscate our health or environment is an opportunity for healing, resolution and ultimately growth.” Sean lives on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

JamesWright

JAMES WRIGHT

James is the current and foundation Treasurer of AIGA. James is married, a father of three and grandfather of three, currently living in Melbourne. James has a passion for human rights, children’s rights, equality and justice. He has held various senior management positions in the technology sector, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. James lives in Melbourne, Victoria.

Board of Directors

ChristaBuckland

CHRISTA BUCKLAND B.HSc (Health Promotion)

Christa is a mother of 3 boys, and is a doula, childbirth educator and university tutor. She holds a BHthSc (Health Promotion) from Western Sydney University and is now embarking upon postgraduate research studies. She has a deep personal and professional interest in human rights, advocacy for babies and mothers and in social justice. Christa lives in Sydney, New South Wales.

DamienWilliams

DAMIEN WILLIAMS BComm (Marketing & Management)

Damien grew up in country Western Australia and now lives in Sydney. He has worked in professional services marketing for over 15 years, which included a two year break to be a stay-at-home parent to his three children. A foundation Director of AIGA, Damien administers the organisation’s website.

JeremyGieKung

JEREMY GIE KUNG

Jeremy was born and raised in Wellington, New Zealand and currently resides in Adelaide, South Australia. He holds qualifications in Child development, Education and Care and has spent over a decade caring for children in early learning centres and private homes in New Zealand, Australia and the USA. Jeremy lives in Adelaide, South Australia.

LynRamsay

LYN RAMSAY M.HSc (Primary Health Care), B.HSc (Nursing), R.N.

Lyn has been a registered nurse for over 40 years. She has worked as an advocate, academic and educator focusing on people of all ages with disabilities, and in aged care and Indigenous health. Her understanding of primary health care and the rights of voiceless people in society informs her commitment to the right of every child to informed consent for elective cutting of their genitals, without regard to sex, religion or culture.

MarcRoberts

MARC ROBERTS

Marc holds an Honours degree in International Relations from Flinders University and is on the Board of his local Neighbourhood Centre. Marc has a strong interest in human rights, justice and governance-related issues.‬ Marc lives in Adelaide, South Australia.

CharlesStrebor

CHARLES STREBOR

To earn a crust, Charles works in community-based response to blood borne viruses and harm reduction and currently manages data in public health. Because he must, he makes art with fire and cameras. He became involved with AIGA as he believes all children right have right to genital autonomy. Charles lives in Darwin, Northern Territory.

HughYoung2

HUGH YOUNG

Hugh is a retired broadcaster/editor who has been active in Intactivism since the 1990s. He maintains The Intactivism Pages, www.circumstitions.com He has presented four papers at International Symposia on genital autonomy. Hugh lives in Porirua, New Zealand.