FPM New South Wales Regional Committee

The Faculty of Pain Medicine New South Wales Regional Committee (FPM NSW RC) is an elected body that acts as a conduit between fellows and trainees in the NSW region, and the FPM Board and Professional Standards Committee to which they report. The committees assists with:

  • Implementing faculty policy in the region.
  • Advising the FPM Board and the Professional Standards Committee on issues of interest to the faculty and its fellows and trainees in NSW.
  • Representing the faculty and promoting the specialty.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key regional stakeholders.
  • Training, continuing medical education, and other professional activities at a regional.

Committee members



Dr Alan Nazha

Co-chair/Elected member

Dr Andrew Weiss

Co-Chair/Elected member (CME Officer / representative to FPM Scientific Meetings Committee)

Dr Milana Votrubec

Elected member

Dr James Yu

Elected member

Dr Jane Standen

Elected member (representative to Professional Standards Committee)

Dr Vahid Mohabbati

Elected member

Dr Candice Wallman

Co-opted member

Dr Susie Lord

Ex officio member

Dr Amanda Wisely

Ex officio member

Dr Roopa Gawarikar FPM ACT representative

Dr Vidya Shirumalla

New Fellow representative

Mr Warren O'Harae

General Manager, Regional Operations / NSW Regional Manager

Annette Strauss

NSW Regional Co-ordinator (committee support)

Last updated 10:42 30.11.2023