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​VCAA organisational structure


Chief Executive Officer

Dr David Howes is the Chief Executive Officer of the VCAA.

Acting Executive Director, Curriculum

Sharon Foster is responsible for the operations of the Curriculum Division, which include leadership of Early Years project teams, the Victorian Curriculum F–10 Steering Committee, the Vocational Education Reference Group, VCE Study Review and Examination Setting panels, as well as the Curriculum and Assessment Committees of the VCAA Board. These groups and committees provide the VCAA with advice and recommendations on development, implementation and monitoring of early childhood learning and development, the Victorian Curriculum F–10, the VCE and VCAL, including VET programs and setting VCE examinations.

Executive Director, Planning, Strategy and Corporate Support

Lea Saddington leads the Infrastructure and Business Services Division, which is responsible for providing support and information services to the community and supporting VCAA business operations including finance, human resources, governance, legal services, information technology infrastructure, communications and international.

Executive Director, Assessment and Reporting

Joe Pellegrino is responsible for policies and procedures associated with assessment, certification, analysis and reporting of student achievement, and for coordinating the division’s work programs, including the strategic redevelopment of the VCAA’s assessment technology.

The division also collects and processes student enrolment and assessment data, manages the Victorian Student Register, and conducts measurement activities.