Susan Coggan

Committee Member

U3A experience

  • President of Southlakes U3A (2018 - ) to update the procedures & policies as we progress to the next level of growth. Help committee members understand the governance role required of them and implement a new constitution
  • Co-developer of Beginner Photography course
  • Ukulele tutor at Newcastle U3A
  • Regional co-leader Music Theory for Ukuleles
  • Speaker on a range of topics including National Trust in UK; Decluttering; Antoni Gaudi



  • 3x Certificate IV Workplace Assessment & Training (or equivalent in Australia, NZ & UK)
  • Diploma of Training and Assessment Systems
  • Masters of Professional Education & Training


Previous work experience (retired 2014)

  • Short course trainer for Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (UK) to write & deliver 1-3 day courses for companies
  • Trainer for the Performance Improvement Centre Ltd (NZ) to design & deliver staff training to businesses
  • Staff Trainer TAFE NSW to coordinate, train & over see new TAFE staff as part of the Diploma of Education project (a partnership with University of Newcastle) and write course material (4 day Leadership training; Team Building; Project Management)
  • TAFE teacher (part time) across the Hunter Valley