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)
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:
Dr Andrew Miller, MBBS (Hons), BSc (Med), FACD
Andrew Miller has worked in private practice for over 20 years, including as a VMO at both Calvary Hospital and the Canberra Hospital, where he is department head. He is a member of the AMA-ACT Board and the AMA Federal Council, and a Director of The
Council of Presidents of Medical Colleges.
Declaration of Interest
Dr David B Francis
David Francis is a Visiting Medical Officer at Princess Alexandra Hospital (QLD) and is in private practice at Dermatology Specialist Centre in Brisbane, where he performs and teaches Mohs surgery. He has served on the College Board before, and has sat on multiple College committees.
Dr Andrew Satchell, MB,BS (Adel), BMedSci (Hons), MM (Syd)
Andrew Satchell is a Visiting Medical Officer at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital supervising the registrars in dermatological surgery each week. He also runs a private practice in Camperdown and does Mohs Surgery.
Dr Adrian Lim, FACD
Adrian Lim is a Visiting Medical Officer/staff specialist at the Royal North Shore Hospital (NSW) with special interest in laser dermatology and phlebology.
Dr Robert I Kelly, FACD
Rob Kelly is the Head of Clinical Dermatology at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. He also works in private practice in Hawthorn East.
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-)
Declaration of Interest:
Mr Phillip Hyde
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