President – Geoff Rhodes

Geoff Rhodes became President of the Australian Council of Stoma Associations in October 2014 after 4 years as Vice President and 7 years as President of the ACT and District Stoma Association. Geoff has been an ostomate since 1959 and retired in 2013 from a varied career in IT and defence systems. He remains a
partner in an Australian company developing specialist IT security technology.


Vice President – David Munro

David Munro was elected to the position of ACSA Vice President in 2014. Through his 30+ year involvement with QLD Stoma Association Inc both as an ostomate and in more recent years as a member of the QLD Stoma Association Inc Executive committee,  David has gained an extensive knowledge of the Australian ostomy community and the Stoma Appliance Scheme.  David has a background in Information Technology

David Munro

Secretary – Rosemary Quick

Rosemary has been a member of the ostomy community since 1990 following surgery for cancer. She has had a long involvement with the Ostomy Association of South Australia, firstly as a volunteer and then later as appliance officer for 6 years and finally as Association President for 12 years.After retiring from the committee of the Ostomy Association of South Australia in 2012,Rosemary was elected Secretary of the Australian Council of Stoma Association’s, a position she has now held for 4 years.


Treasurer  – Bob Barsing

Bob has been involved with the Australian Ostomy Community since 2000 when his wife became an ostomate following a serious car accident. Bob initially worked as a volunteer with the ACT & Districts Stoma Association and later became involved with the Wide Bay Ostonates Association after relocating to Hervey Bay. Bob has held the position of ACSA Treasurer since 2015

Bob Barsing