If you are a Virtual/Remote/Business Owner, then AAVIP is about YOU. If you fall into one of these categories please look no further as you read through the pages of this site and gain a better understanding of who AAVIP are and the support we can offer you and your business. AVVIP is focused on anyone who is involved in the Virtual/Remote Business World, including Small Business Owners, Australia Wide.  Thank you to our members and our Board, without you this would not be possible..

"Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people coming together..” - Steve Jobs

Rachel Dool
President & Board Member AAVIP & Business Owner Just in Time Virtual Assistant


Rachel Dool

President & Board Member AAVIP & Business Owner Just in time Virtual Assistant

Rachel Dool
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Rachel Dool's service to the board

Rachel is an all-round professional with highly developed project management skills and outstanding knowledge in office, service and process management. She is a multi-functional generalist with an excellent eye for detail and has high quality standards.

Having followed the Lean Coaching program she uses this knowledge in a variety of projects and process improvement initiatives that result in immediate positive effects. She thinks logically, is flexible and always willing to think with you to find the best solution.

Rachel has been on the board for 3 years. She has generously contributed to our newsletter, social media marketing and conference Hosting which is a huge task in itself. Rachel has been Vice President for AAVIP over the last year and has served us well and is a great support in her role and vast knowledge.

Brenda Walhain

Founder & Owner | Orange Umbrella | AAVIP Vice President

Brenda joins AAVIP bringing 25+ years of business, communications, & administrative experience in team leadership and project management roles, across various sectors including tourism, government, not-for-profit, environment, agriculture, health auditing and nutrition and fitness.

Orange Umbrella

Brenda established her VA business, Orange Umbrella, in 2015 to shelter other small-medium businesses from their admin storm and is evolving to offer digital marketing services.

Brenda Walhain

Danielle de Jager

Founder & Owner | Dani's Virtual PA Services | AAVIP Executive Officer

Danielle joins AAVIP bringing 10+ years of administrative and social media experience across various sectors including health and local government. Danielle is brand-new to VA industry, having only established her business, Dani's Virtual PA Services, in March 2017 and is evolving to offer admin services, social media marketing and WordPress design.

Danielle de Jager

Mia McIntyre

Founder | MiVirtual & Board Member AAVIP

Mia has a thing for Virtual and Remote Work. Mia has been working in the Virtual Industry space for over four years and currently works as an Operations Manager for an Outsourcing Firm (5ELK) based in the Philippines.

Specialising in back-end administration to high-net wealth Financial Planning firms; General Manager and Founder of the Association of Executive Assistants (AEA) and is the Founder and lead Virtual Work Consultant of MiVirtual which specialises in businesses adopting O365 as well as supporting on-shore Executive VA’s.

Mia finds her success in seeing businesses embrace Virtual Work and is excited to see this industry thriving with the support of Associations like AAVIP.

Mia has been on the board for the last year she is our Executive Officer and has been able to bring her expertise to refresh and keep us up to date.

Mia is using her skills to support the Board and keep us on our tasks

What can AAVIP give me as a
Virtual Industry Professional and Business Owner?


By becoming a member or board member it will allow you to tap into an exciting range of businesses encompassing a large area and demographic which results in a larger reach for you to showcase your business. It also means that you will be able to receive and share larger amounts of knowledge to help you and your business continue to grow.


We all know that Networking is a key success to support and marketing our business’s. Being a member of the AAVIP means that you have the ability to expand your networking beyond the standard approach, with amazing results!


I am personally excited about the Resources that we are growing and encourage you to have a look at our resourcing page. This page is in inexistence because of the dedication of our Board Members and generosity of Business Owners who have sourced or are donating their resources to the AAVIP.


Every year AAVIP has hosts 2 online conference events bringing great speakers and Mentors who have walked, and still walking, the path of business success and are offering their experiences and support to those of us in business.


We are all about supporting and enhancing each other and I know that this could be a great opportunity for you and your business. AAVIP is run by a Board of dedicated, experienced, members. Over the two years that I have been on the Board and been President I am always amazed, energised and excited about the vitality and enthusiasm the team brings to YOU, our members. Working tirelessly to implement innovative and fresh ideas to our attention.

Interested in being on the board or volunteering to assist our Board Members?

What better way to feature your skills and assist AAVIP with membership
and Virtual Industry Professional tools, tips and awareness...