ABODA Management

ABODA is managed by a committee of dedicated volunteers who represent ABODA members in the running of the organisation. These dedicated individuals organise ABODA events, liaise with other organisations, publish newsletters, and manage the affairs of the organisation.

ABODA is both a State and National organisation, with State and National arms. The National Constitution and individual State Constitutions are primary resources which define this structure. The information below summarizes the officers described in the constitutions.


(1) Questions about National ABODA activities are best directed to the National Officers.

(2) Questions about State based ABODA activities are best directed to relevant state based office holder. See separate ABODA State Branch websites for more details.


ABODA National is an association constituted independently from the State Branches. The national body is administered by National Officers and a National Board.

The National Officers

These elected and appointed positions include:

  • President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Immediate Past President
  • President Elect

The National Board

The National Board brings together both the National Officers, and remaining State Presidents not serving as National Officers. These individuals meet to discuss and direct the direction of the national body.

State Branches

Each affiliated State Branch is an independently constituted association managed by committee. The State Committees meet on a regular basis and include the following officers:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Other Committee Members