Council members

The ANZCA Council sets the direction of the College and ensures that its objectives are being achieved.  The Council reviews and approves the annual strategic plan and the annual budget, and develops and monitors key performance indicators and other benchmarks.

 2011 ANZCA Council

 

Back Row: Dr Patrick Farrell, Dr Mike Richards (CEO), Associate Professor David Scott, Dr Frank Moloney, Dr Rodney Mitchell, Professor Alan Merry, Dr Mark Reeves, Dr Michelle Mulligan, Dr Justin Burke, Dr Genevieve Goulding, Dr Leona Wilson, Dr Kerry Brandis.
Front Row: Dr Lindy Roberts (Vice President), Prof Kate Leslie (President), Dr David Jones (Dean, Faculty of Pain Medicine).

 

The Council Charter (pdf icon 33 kB) describes the purpose, functions and workings of the ANZCA Council.

The Council is made up of voting and non-voting members. It has 13 voting members. Several people attend meetings in an unofficial capacity to support Council activities and provide advice and guidance on the strategic operational activities of the College. The Council quorum is eight.

Voting members of the ANZCA Council

Title Name Region
President Professor Kate Leslie VIC
Vice President/Honorary Treasurer Dr Lindy Roberts WA
Dean, Faculty of Pain Medicine Dr David Jones NZ
Chair of Examinations Dr Patrick Farrell NSW
Assessor Dr Frank Moloney

 NSW

Councillor Associate Professor David Scott VIC
Councillor Professor Alan Merry NZ
Councillor Dr Genevieve Goulding    QLD
Councillor Dr Kerry Brandis QLD
Councillor Dr Michelle Mulligan NSW
Councillor Dr Leona Wilson

 NZ

Councillor Dr Mark Reeves

 TAS

Councillor Dr Rodney Mitchell

 SA


New Fellow Councillor

New Fellow Councillor

Dr Justin Burke

 VIC

 

In attendance

Director of Professional Affairs Dr Richard Willis SA
Director of Professional Affairs Professor Barry Baker NSW
Director of Professional Affairs Dr Peter Roessler

 VIC

Director of Professional Affairs - Assessor Dr Steuart Henderson NZ
President, Australian Society of Anaesthetists Dr Andrew Mulcahy TAS
President, New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists Dr Robert Carpenter NZ
President, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (alternating with)
Representative, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Mr Ian Civil

Mr Graeme Campbell

NZ

VIC

Chief Executive Officer, ANZCA Dr Mike Richards VIC
President, College of Intensive Care Medicine Professor John Myburgh  NSW
Co-Chairs, ANZCA Trainee Committee Dr Simon Martel
Dr Yvette Gainey

 NSW
WA


 
The table below provides a description of each Council role, the term of office, maximum length of term and whether the position has voting rights.

Type

Numbers

Term

Maximum term

Voting rights

Voting members of Council

Elected Members

  • 14 Fellows

Three years, but eligible for reelection at end of term

12 years

Yes

Elected New Fellow
  • Elected by Fellows (must be a Fellow less than three years)
Two years Two years Yes (excluding vote for office bearers or officers of Council).

Co-opted representative

  • The Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine

Term of tenure as Dean

Term of tenure as Dean

Yes

Co-opted members

  • If among elected members there is no representation of New Zealand or any one state of Australia, the Council can co-opt a Fellow on the advice of the particular regional or national committee.

Appointed annually

Three years

Yes (excluding vote for office bearers or for officers of Council).

Non-voting members of Council

Co-opted observers

  • President of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists
  • President of the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists
  • A representative of  the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • President of the College of Intensive Care Medicine

No set term.

Determined by the term of the specialist body.

No set term.

Determined by the term of the specialist body.

No (but may contribute to discussions at Council by invitation of the President).

In attendance

CEO

Deputy CEO

Director of Professional Affairs

 

Period of employment

Period of employment

No (but may contribute to discussions at Council by invitation of the President).

One regional/ national chair

 

None (rotated among states and territories and New Zealand at each meeting)

None

No (but may contribute to discussions at Council by invitation of the President).


Additional people may be invited to attend for sections of a Council meeting, for example the director of finance or legal advisor.

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