Wendi Aylward  – President

Wendi Aylward is the managing director of AIFS (Australia) and has served as the CAPAA president for the last 4 years. Wendi has worked in management roles with DFAT and cultural exchange provider, CIEE, and has lived and worked in Boston, London and Tokyo. Wendi has been the managing director of AIFS for the past 11 years and serves on the BYTAP panel (the youth and backpacking panel under the Australian Tourism Export Council  – ATEC and was a founding member of CAPAA and the Australian Internship Industry Association (AIIA).


Nicole Kofkin  – Secretary

Nicole Kofkin
Nicole Kofkin is the owner of Smartaupairs Australia and has been an active member of CAPAA for the last 4 years. Nicole originally founded Smartaupairs UK over a decade ago. Nicole has been actively involved with IAPA (International Au Pair Association) and a board member of both BAPAA (British AU Pair Agencies Association) and ECAPS (European Committee of Au Pair Standards). Nicole has lived in Amsterdam, Brussels, London and the French Alps, as well as short periods in Australia and Bulgaria for various roles in International Tourism. 


Media inquiries can be directed to Wendi Aylward / 0402283783 or Nicole Kofkin 9451 3888 

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