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Kristen Desmond (TAS) - Chair

Kristen is a mother of three children with disability. Kristen is the founder of the Tasmanian Disability Education Reform Lobby and a former Senior Vice President of Autism Tasmania. She is currently a member of the Tasmanian Ministerial Taskforce for Improved Support for Children with Disability and the Tasmanian government’s Autism Advisory Panel. 

Over the last 5 years Kristen has been actively advocating for real change to the Tasmanian education system to ensure that all children living with disability receive appropriate support.