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Major Clayton Spence

First Five Years and Auxiliary Lieutenant Learning Coordinator 

BSc (University of NSW),  MA (University of Sydney),  BTh (Brisbane College of Theology),  MSc Coach Psych (University of Sydney)


Clayton Spence 

Areas of Expertise

     Coaching and Facilitation
     Groups, Teams and Systems
     Positive Psychology


Clayton Spence develops learning support programs for officers in their first five years of officership and the newly established Auxiliary Lieutenant program. He is also on the Morals and Social Issues Council (since 2008) that is charged with helping Salvationists with moral, religious and social issues through their positional statements, guidelines and discussion papers.

Prior to this Clayton, and his wife Leanne, have held a number of frontline ministry roles, including Corps Officers at Chatswood, Rockdale, and Mackay, as well as part time Assistant Corps Officers at Tuggeranong, and Divisional Youth & Candidates Secretaries in the then ACT & South NSW Division. He was a Change Consultant as part of the Territorial Strategic Change Unit. 

Clayton's professional background is in Organisational Psychology, having worked in large organisations in Learning & Development leadership roles. He is a member of the International Coach Federation, and committee member of the University of Sydney Coaching and Mentoring Association. He is an experienced and practiced Leadership and Executive coach, and group facilitator.

The space where you will see Clayton at his best is facilitating a group or team as they develop goals and strategies, to work towards their purpose and overcome blockages to progress. His personal mission statement says that "I fulfil my potential when I am helping others achieve theirs".