One of APAN’s objectives as an organisation is to be known for its excellence in service and for quality innovations that will support the aesthetic industry in the area of effective networking, information exchange and growth. To ensure that the initiatives and the information it presents to the industry are sound, contemporary and credible, APAN will be administered in the following way:
AESTHETICS PRACTITIONERS JOURNAL To support quality control and ensure that all aspects of the journal have the input of experts APAN has appointed a Journal Advisory Board to overseas the various categories in the Aesthetics Practitioners Journal. The individuals that comprise this Board are respected as credible professionals and will be required to make recommendations to the editor on topics, content and considerations relating to the various articles featured in the journal. The Journal Advisory Board consists of:
Dr Douglas Grose – Scientific content Dr Grose graduated from the University of Sydney Medical School in 1970. Prior to graduation in Medicine he obtained a Science Degree with First Class Honours majoring in Pharmacology, also from Sydney University. Dr Grose moved to the Gold Coast and established his own medical practice called Australian Skin Clinics, focusing more intently on acne, sun damage and ageing skin through topical active skincare and laser-based technologies. He is also the director and co-founder of ASAP skin products, cosmeceutical-based skincare products available through doctors and beauty therapists. Dr Grose is on the National Advisory Board of the Cosmetic Physicians Society of Australia and is a Fellow and Council Member of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr Grose is based in Queensland and can be contacted via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
compliance and regulatory issues, he is involved as a member of the Curriculum Assessment Panel and in the auditing of the Recognised Training Organisations within the Australian Quality Training Framework. Terry is available to manufacturers and distributors, colleges and other interested parties for the development and delivery of training requirements on a consultancy basis. Terry is based in Sydney and can be contacted through Advanced Educators Ph: 02 95 99 6 836.
Wendy Neely – PR and marketing Wendy Neely is the Managing Director of Nonstoppr. She has over 20 years’ experience as a Public Relations professional and specialises in the beauty industry. Throughout her professional career she has been a key catalyst in successfully launching several, now, well-established professional brands into the Australian market through her skill, hard work and her incredible connections with over 30 magazine editors, newspapers and journalists. Nonstoppr is a Sydney-based business that provides services throughout Australia. Ph: 02 9684 6729 or 0438 911 017.
Caroline Nelson – Business features Caroline Nelson is a third- generation aesthetician with extensive knowledge and experience on what makes a business successful. In recent years she has entered the business coach arena with great success. She is a regular contributing writer in many trade publications both in Australia and overseas and a popular speaker at conferences where she speaks to a packed audience of eager business owners who appreciate her no-nonsense approach to salon management and salon operations. Caroline is the author of the Ignite Your Beauty Business for $uccess – Salon, Staff Policies Procedures and Systems Manual including the Managers Induction and Staff Training Manual, which enables salon and spa owners to easily and quickly customise their own operational manual. She also conducts beauty management master classes throughout Australia. Caroline Nelson is based in Queensland and can be contacted on 07 5574 2542 or 0410 600 440.
My role is to facilitate, mentor, encourage and empower others to be part of this exciting journey. As an industry we need to take responsibility to contribute individually and collectively towards the changes that characterise growth and are necessitated for progress. This can only be achieved through the sharing of our knowledge and what has worked for us so that others can also experience the same measure of success.