On 1 March 2016 The Salvation Army announced the unification of its Australia Southern and Australia Eastern territories.
As part of this restructure The Salvation Army adopted a National Cabinet on 1 August 2017. Throughout the transition process each territory will be headed by a Chief Secretary who will have increased responsibility in overseeing the day-to-day operations.
|National Commander||Commissioner Floyd Tidd|
|National President of Women’s Ministries||Commissioner Tracey Tidd|
|National Chief Secretary||Colonel Mark Campbell|
|National Secretary for Women’s Ministries
and Advocate for Gender Equity
|Colonel Julie Campbell|
|National Assistant Chief Secretary||Lt-Colonel Winsome Merrett|
|National Secretary for Spiritual Life Development||Captain Lance Jeffrey|
|National Secretary for Business Support||Lt-Colonel Stuart Evans|
|National Secretary for Mission (Program)||Lt-Colonel Lyn Edge|
|National Secretary for Personnel||Lt-Colonel Kelvin Merrett|
|National Secretary for Communications||Lt-Colonel Neil Venables|
Australia Eastern Territory Leadership
Lt-Colonel Kelvin Pethybridge
Lt-Colonel Kelvin Pethybridge is an Officer in The Salvation Army’s Australia Eastern Territory. He is currently holding the position of Chief Secretary in Charge. Kelvin has been a Salvation Army Officer for over thirty years entering the Training College in Bexley North, Sydney in 1981. His previous appointment was as the Divisional Commander for the Central and North Queensland Division. Kelvin has also served as a Corps Officer, Divisional Youth & Candidates Secretary and Divisional Secretary, 2IC and Secretary for Business Administration. He has a Bachelor of Professional Studies and Master in Administrative Leadership with the University of New England and has a keen interest in Change Management and Organisational Change.
Lt-Colonel Cheralynne Pethybridge