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RACMA is governed by a Board of Directors, comprising 11 members. The Board has an Executive which includes the President, Vice President, Chair of the Education and Training Committee and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee. The remaining directors consist of three Fellows, one Associate Fellow, one Candidate and two external members with special expertise.

PRESIDENT

Dr Helen Parsons CSC

Jurisdiction: New South Wales

Term: 2021 – 2024

Dr Parsons currently works as District Director Medical Workforce at Nepean Blue Mountains LHD … read more

VICE PRESIDENT

Professor Erwin Loh

Jurisdiction: Victoria

Term: 2021 – 2024

Prof Loh is national Chief Medical Officer and Group General Manager Clinical Governance for St Vincent’s Health Australia … read more

CHAIR FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE

Professor Alan Sandford AM

Jurisdiction: Queensland

Term: 2021 – 2024

Prof Sandford is currently Director of Medical Academic Development – Regional Medical Pathway, Central Queensland & Wide Bay Hospital and Health Services … read more

CHAIR EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMITTEE

Associate Professor Pooshan Navathe

Jurisdiction: New South Wales

Term: 2019-2022 (first elected in 2016 and re-elected in 2019)

A/Prof Navathe is a practising occupational physician and an internationally acknowledged thought leader in aviation medicine … read more

DIRECTOR (FELLOW MEMBERSHIP CATEGORY)

Dr Helen McArdle

Jurisdiction: Tasmania

Term: 2021 – 2024

Dr McArdle is a Locum Medical Administrator and the current AMA Tasmania President … read more

DIRECTOR (FELLOW MEMBERSHIP CATEGORY)

Dr Mellissa Naidoo

Jurisdiction: Queensland

Term: 2019-2022

Dr Naidoo is Group Chief Medical Officer and Head of Clinical Innovation, nib Group … read more

DIRECTOR (FELLOW MEMBERSHIP CATEGORY)

Associate Professor Luis Prado

Jurisdiction: Victoria

Term: 2019-2022 (first elected in 2016 and re-elected in 2019)

A/Prof Prado is the Executive Director Academic and Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer of Epworth HealthCare … read more

DIRECTOR (ASSOCIATE FELLOW MEMBERSHIP CATEGORY)

Dr Angela Williams

Jurisdiction: Victoria

Term: 2021 – 2024

Dr Williams is a Consultant Forensic Physician with the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine … read more

DIRECTOR (CANDIDATE MEMBERSHIP CATEGORY)

Dr Allison Turnock

Jurisdiction: Tasmania

Term: 2020-2022

Dr Turnock is the current Medical Director, GP & Primary Care at the Department of Health in Tasmania … read more

DIRECTOR (INDEPENDENT MEMBER)

Gillian Biscoe AM

Jurisdiction: Tasmania

Term: 2019-2022

Ms Biscoe has held senior executive positions in Australia and New Zealand and consults in more than 40 countries … read more

DIRECTOR (INDEPENDENT MEMBER)

Kiri Rikihana

Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Term: 2019-2022

Ms Rikihana is Group Manager of the Mortality Review Committee Secretariat at the NZ Health Quality & Safety Commission … read more

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