Committees

ADA NSW members are known to have interesting and exciting ideas and Branch committees allow those ideas to be aired and discussed. Many ADA NSW initiatives are a consequence of active and vibrant committee contributions. Through participation in committees, individual members can influence key issues that impact on our profession and our commitment to oral health.
 

ADA NSW Committee 2017-18

Please see below for current committees, members and objectives:


Advocacy Committee

Chair: Kathleen Matthews
Deputy Chair: Michael Jonas
Committee Members: Catherine-Anne Walsh, Murray Thomas, Brendan White, Paul Beath, Alex Holden, Jodie Olivier, Alex Abrahams, Tony Skapetis, Mervyn Katz, Dimitra Mersinia, Raul Taliana, Srikanth Karumuri

This committee has the remit to increase the Association’s influence with government and the general public. This includes responding to requests for comment and developing policy on state-based issues.


Audit and Risk Committee

Chair: Catherine-Anne Walsh
Deputy Chair: Chris Wilson
Committee Members: Patrick Meaney, Shane Fryer, Scott Davis, Tony Burges


Corporate Governance Committee

Chair: Chris Wilson
Deputy Chair: Tim McAnulty
Committee Members: Catherine-Anne Walsh, John Dale , Mark Sinclair, Caroline Nguyen, Rob Watson, 
 

Education and Research Committee

Chair: Dominic Aouad
Deputy Chair: Tim McAnulty
Committee Members: Tony Skapetis, Jodie Olivier, Anastasia Georgiou, Stephen Yeung, Tino Mercado, Antonia Scott, Angelo Preketes, Benjamin Lee

This committee aims to support members by providing education, advice and guidance on contemporary best practice. Broadly, this committee:

  • develops and oversees leading education/CPD programs (online and in person)
  • liaises with NSW universities
  • considers requests for research support
  • review requests for information.


Executive Renumeration Committee

President: Neil Peppitt
Vice President: Kathleen Matthews
External Member: Daniel Nicholls
Committee Members: Tim McAnulty
 

Honours and Awards Committee

Chair: John Dale
Committee Members: Chris Wilson, Anthony J Burges, Carmelo Bonanno.
 

Investment Committee

Chair: Kate Amos
Deputy Chair: Catherine-Anne Walsh
Committee Members: Sabrina Manickam, Chris Wilson, Rob Watson


Nominations Committee

President: Neil Peppitt
Vice President: Kathleen Matthews
External Member: Ron Heinrich AM


Professional Support Committee

Chair: Kate Amos
Deputy Chair: Scott Davis
Committee Members: Patrick Meaney, Alex Holden, David Moffet, Ivor Epstein, Matthew Cohen, Gilbert Labour, Rouel Vergara, Michael Fong, Loukia Georgiou, Tony Burges.
This committee is an evolution of the Dental Practice Committee and is responsible for supporting all members, independent of how they practice or how they are employed. Broadly, this committee:

  • supports members to be the best dentists
  • informs and is a point of contact for the management services of member information and advisory services, including legal, HR and business development
  • reviews the Branch professional indemnity insurance arrangements on an ongoing basis.


Recent Graduates Committee

Chair: Rohan Krishnan
Deputy Chair: Joe Chih Heng Wang 
Committee Members: Archi Shah, Janice Poon, Krishan Karthikeyan, Peter Luu, Jessica Zachar, Sushma Gopalakrishnan, Chintan Trivedi, Cathleen Dong

The main aim of the Recent Graduate Committee is to assist new graduates and undergraduates in their transition to and understanding of professional life. This aim includes but is not limited to:
  • promoting the the value of ADA and being an ADA member to recent graduates
  • promoting (and creating) networking opportunities to allow recent graduates to network with other dentists and for continuing education
  • assisting ADA NSW in maintaining relevance to recent graduates
  • providing resources for dentists employing new graduates that will help to mentor and facilitate learning
  • promoting recommendations to ADA NSW Council for matters related to recent graduates.
 

Sports and Social Committee

Chair: Rob Watson
Deputy Chair: Andrew Prideaux
Committee Members: Tom Lind, Rohan Krishnan.

This committee considers opportunities in sport, the arts and culture for members to experience collegial connection and oversees the organisation of such events.

The schedules for committee meetings vary depending on the committee terms of reference. Some meet on a quarterly basis while others meet only as required such as when a specific issue arises that requires their consultation.
 
 

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