Aides to the Governor


The Office of the Governor employs three full-time civilian Aides who are responsible for delivering the Governor and Mr Howard’s official programme.  The role of an Aide is a varied one that includes research and writing, attending the Governor and Mr Howard at official engagements, managing functions at Government House as well as spending a great deal of time outside Government House, working with various communities and organisations to plan for upcoming events the Governor and Mr Howard will attend.

The Aides to the Governor are:

  • Michael Azarnikow
  • Claire Chisholm
  • Sophia Siachos

The Governor and Mr Howard are also supported at official functions by a number of Honorary Aides representing the Australian Navy, Army, Air Force and Victoria Police Force; and by civilian Honorary Aides.