Our Team

ASTA (Admin) (ASTA_admin)
ASTA Admin (Assist Project Coordinator)
Teresa Gigengack
Teresa Gigengack (labsupport)
Bachelor of Science (Health and Safety), Advanced Diploma Laboratory Operations
Teresa is the Laboratory Technician Support Officer for Science ASSIST. She has worked in secondary school science for more than 20 years in both Independent and public schools, as a science technician and as a Regional Laboratory Technician. Prior to these roles, she worked in agricultural research laboratories at the University of Western Australia and in commercial tissue culture laboratories. She has had extensive involvement in the national survey and report “The Status of School Science Laboratory Technicians in Australian Secondary Schools’, subsequently chaired the working party for the development of Professional Standards for School Science Laboratory Technicians, is a former chairman of LABNETWEST Inc. and former president of Science Education Technicians Australia.
Valmai Hicks (ValmaiHicks)