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Governance

The College is governed by a Board of Directors who are elected, appointed and co-opted by the College membership. The Board meets regularly to discuss matters of governance and items that are brought to their attention via the State Faculty Chairs or the various Board related committees. In association with the College Management Committee, the Board sets the five year rolling Strategic Plan which is updated annually. There are five State faculties:

  1. NSW (including ACT)
  2. Victoria (including Tasmania)
  3. Queensland
  4. South Australia (including Northern Territory)
  5. Western Australia

All committees which have an education brief report to the National Education Committee whose Chair sits on the Board of Directors. College has a large number of other committees, the most important from a governance perspective being the Audit Committee and the Risk Management Committee.

The Directors of College are required to reveal any pecuniary or professional interest which is in conflict, has the potential to be in conflict or might be perceived to be in conflict, with their duty as a member of the Board of Directors At each Board meeting, Directors are required to sign a Declaration of Interest and to speak to them at the Board meeting. The declarations of pecuniary and professional interest of the Directors are currently as follows:

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President

Associate Professor David Francis MBBS FACD

Associate Professor David Francis MBBS FACD has been a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) for more than 25 years, previously having graduated in Medicine from the University of Queensland.

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President-elect

Dr Clare Tait, MBBS (Hons) FRCP FACD

Dr Clare Tait works as a dermatologist in private practice at Dermatology Specialist Group in Perth , where she is a founding and current Director. She is the visiting dermatologist to the Kimberley area of Western Australia and has also worked in the dermatology department at Royal Perth Hospital for 20 years.

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Dean of Education

Dr Adriene Lee, MBBS (Hons) BSc (Med) FACD

Dr Adriene Lee has been a dermatologist since 2005 and works in private practice in Melbourne. She is a visiting dermatologist at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, the Skin and Cancer Foundation Victoria and North Western Regional Health Services, Burnie, Tasmania. She has an honorary appointment at Monash Health and is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health. She has an interest in medical dermatology, in particular contact dermatitis.

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Board Director

Professor Ingrid M Winship, MBChB, MD (Human Genetics), FRACP, FACD

Ingrid Winship is a Professor of Adult Clinical Genetics at the University of Melbourne (2006-) and a Director of Genetic Medicine, Melbourne Health (2006).

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Board Director

Dr Eleni Yiasemides, MBBS(Hons), MMed, FACD

Dr Eleni Yiasemides MBBS(Hons), MMed, FACD is a practicing dermatologist since 2011. She is a director of SouthDerm Pty Ltd and Southern Suburbs Day Procedure Centre Pty Ltd. She performs Mohs surgery and is a cosmetic proceduralist. She has been the chair and member of the Mohs committee, chair and member of the A to Z committee and an ACD procedural examiner.

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Board Director

Miss Genevieve Dolan

Miss Dolan is a senior executive working in media and public relations, corporate communications, crisis and reputation management and brand and advertising.

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Board Director

Mr Phillip Hyde

Declarations of interest:

  • Haileybury College- Director
  • Cricket Victoria – Director

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New South Wales
ChairDr Keng Chen
Chair-ElectDr Li-Chuen Wong
SecretaryDr Rebecca Saunderson
TreasurerDr Sophie Bakis-Petsoglou
DoT (Advanced) Dr Li-Chuen Wong
DoT (Basic)Dr Stephen Donoghue

Queensland
ChairDr Amanda Godbolt
Chair ElectDr Dougal Coates
SecretaryDr Karen Behne
TreasurerDr Karen Behne
DoT (Advanced) Dr Godfrey Wagner
DoT (Basic) Dr Samantha Conias

South Australia
ChairDr Romuald Czechowicz
SecretaryDr Jeffery Wayte
TreasurerDr Stuart Murray
DoTDr Emma Haverhoek

Victoria
ChairDr Paul Curnow
SecretaryDr Julia Rhodes
TreasurerDr Peter Fergin
DoTDr Hugh Roberts
Victorian Welfare and Engagement OfficerDr Catherine Scarff

Western Australia
ChairDr Tony Caccetta
SecretaryDr Austen Anderson
TreasurerDr Gary Maloney
DoTDr Yee Jen Tai
Executive MemberDr Thomas Delaney