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AIDH announces the appointment of new Chair

Former Australian Digital Health Agency interim CEO and Chief Operating Officer Bettina McMahon has been appointed as the new Chair of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH). Ms McMahon will succeed inaugural chair Michael Walsh, who has chaired the institute board since its establishment in February 2020 following the merger of the Health Informatics Society of Australia and the Australasian College of Health Informatics. Mr Walsh is also chair…

AACB celebrates 60 years

The Australian Association of Clinical Biochemistry was born on the 26th of May 1961, when 16 visionary individuals saw the need for a professional body in the rapidly developing pathology branch which looks at the chemical composition of body fluids. From the outset the association was home to medically qualified pathologists as well as scientists, a partnership that endures to this day.  From 1969, examinations for Membership and Fellowship were established and education and training…

MND Australia announces the appointment of new CEO

The Board of MND Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of David Ali as its new Chief Executive Officer. Board President David Lamperd, said, “David is an exceptional leader who brings very relevant and diverse skills and experiences to the role including over 20 years involvement with the MND community – locally, nationally and internationally.” “David was chosen in a very competitive and robust recruitment process…

PRONIA announces new President

Pronia has appointed Kris Pavlidis as their new President. Kris Pavlidis is an accomplished leader, an experienced, passionate advocate for social justice and diversity, and has held various leadership positions over thirty years. Kris Pavlidis was appointed to the Pronia Board of Directors in 2016. She brings to the Board extensive governance experience and skill as an executive and non-executive Director. Kris has served four terms (15 years)…

ARMA announces new CEO

After 25 years of dedicated service to the Association of Rotational Moulders Australasia (ARMA), CEO Leisa Donlan has tendered her resignation. The ARMA Board of Directors has appointed Michelle Rose as their new CEO. With a Degree in Hotel Management and a background in event organisation, Michelle started with the ARMA almost 15 years ago, in the role of Deputy Executive Officer.  During her career so far, Michelle has organised conferences and study tours all over the world and gained…

NT Cattlemen’s Association seeks CEO

The Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association is advertising for a new Chief Executive, following the departure of former CEO Ashley Manicaros in November. Executive Officer Romy Carey is currently serving in an acting CEO capacity. Mrs Carey has worked for the NTCA as Executive Officer for the past two years. A statement said she brought a wealth of industry experience to the role, including placing as a finalist in the 2020 NT Young Achiever’s Agriculture Awards and working in the NT…

RMAC announces New CEO

The Red Meat Advisory Council Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Reith Parker as the new Chief Executive Officer for RMAC. Mr Parker has most recently been an Advisor to the Queensland Office of the Leader of the Opposition; a role requiring extensive stakeholder engagement and industry relationship management. Prior to this Mr Parker gained experience in economics, trade and industry affairs with Sheep Producers Australia. He also has an academic background in…

VFF makes CEO appointment

The Victorian Farmers Federation has appointed Jane Lovell as the state farm organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective 15 February. VFF president Emma Germano said Ms Lovell came to the position with significant industry experience as the Manager for national rural issues at AgriFutures, and as a former CEO with Seafood Industry Australia. “Jane will bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the role and I look forward to working with Jane in continuing to move…

AVA's Centenary marks a milestone

The voice of Australia’s veterinary profession, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), celebrates its centenary in 2021. The AVA provides essential leadership on animal welfare issues, contributes to government policy development, lobbies for improvements in legislation, and develops quality assurance programs that relate to standards of care for patients in veterinary hospitals. “From small beginnings, something strong has grown - we can be proud of what the AVA has achieved…

NDS appoints new President

The National Disability Services (NDS) Board has recently elected Rohan Braddy, CEO of Mambourin Enterprises Ltd, as the new President of NDS. Rohan Braddy, who has been a member of the Board since 2010, replaces Joan McKenna Kerr as President and Chair of the NDS Board. Joan, McKenna Kerr who is CEO of the Autism Association of Western Australia, served as NDS President from 2015 to 2020 and remains a Director of the Board, a position she has held for over 10 years and will also remain…

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