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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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 Health Institute 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.


Dean of Education

Dr Catherine Drummond, MBBS(Hons), FRACGP, DCCH (Edin), FACD

Dr Catherine Drummond became a Fellow of The Australasian College of Dermatologists in 2004. She works in solo private practice in Canberra and Moruya (NSW south coast), and at The Skin Hospital, Darlinghurst, Sydney.


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.

Genevieve Dolan's email & phone | Department of Premier and Cabinet (Vic)'s Chief Communications Officer and Chief of Protocol email

Board Director
Miss Genevieve Dolan is the Executive Director, Strategic Communication, Engagement and Protocol at the Department of Premier and Cabinet (Victoria).
Miss Genevieve Dolan has previously worked at the Department of Justice and Regulation (Victoria), Vanguard Investments and consulted to the Department for Education (United Kingdom).

Board Director

Phillip Hyde, MTeach(Monash), MBA (Monash), BBus (Monash) AICD ASA FAMI

Phillip Hyde is a company director and senior executive. As a senior executive he has worked in general management, accounting, marketing and ICT roles in multinational (Accenture; Arthur Andersen & Co; Young & Rubicam; J Walter Thompson) and small/ medium business (Australian Healthcare Technology Ltd) in the professional services, manufacturing and ICT sectors.

New South Wales
Chair Dr Rebecca Saunderson
Chair Elect Dr Geetha Sivapirabu
SecretaryDr Artiene Tatian
TreasurerDr Gilberto Moreno
DoT (Senior)Dr Michelle McRae
DoT (3rd/4th Year) Dr Gilberto Moreno
DoT (1st/2nd Year)Dr Esther Hong
Junior Faculty LiaisonDr Dana Slape
Academic Liaison OfficeProf Linda Martin
Rural RepresentativeDr Rachael Anforth

ChairDr Erin McMeniman
Chair ElectDr Sam Scuderi
SecretaryDr Melissa Manahan
DoT (Advanced)Prof Peter Soyer
DoT (Basic)Dr Samantha Conias
ExaminerDr Rob Miller
ExaminerDr Laura Wheller

South Australia
ChairDr Sachin Vaidya
SecretaryDr Yu Chuan Lee
TreasurerDr Chris Tyson
DoTDr Rachel Manifold
ExaminerDr Emma Ryan
ExaminerDr Emma Haverhoek

ChairDr Aaron Robinson
SecretaryDr Chasari Toy Tancharoen
TreasurerDr Peter Fergin
DoT Dr Antoinette Ciconte
DoT Dr Matthew Palmer
ExaminerDr Michelle Goh
ExaminerDr Matheen Mohamed

Western Australia
ChairDr Rachael Foster
SecretaryDr Su-Lin Chan
TreasurerDr Gary Maloney
DoTDr Genevieve Sadler
Executive MemberDr Thomas Delaney
Examiner (chief)Dr Daniel Hewitt
ExaminerDr Graham Thom