Major Kathleen Pisani is a Health Officer currently posted as an OC at the School of Infantry. Her previous postings have involved working in close and general health battalions, in a Brigade HQ Operations Cell as well as being trained as a linguist at the Defence Force School of Languages. She has conducted international engagement activities in Malaysia and Thailand; and has worked as a Health Development Officer for the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme. Major Pisani is a volunteer for the NSW State Emergency Service and a member of the United Nations Association of Australia.
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