FPM Professional Affairs Executive Committee

The FPM Professional Affairs Executive Committee (PAEC) oversees professional standards, scientific meetings and research activities.

PAEC reports to the FPM Board and oversees, guides and reports on the activities of the faculty’s Professional Standards Committee, FPM Research Committee, Scientific Meetings Committee and Procedures in Pain Medicine Committee to ensure alignment with the strategic objectives of the faculty. The committee also provides guidance to the director of professional affairs in relation to professional standards.


Administrative support for the committee is provided by our Melbourne office staff.

Committee members

Title Name
Chair Vacant
Chair, FPM Research Committee  Dr Martine O'Neill
Chair, Professional Standards Committee Vacant
Chair, Scientific Meetings Committee  Dr Noam Winter
Director Professional Affairs (FPM Professional Affairs) A/Prof Michael Vagg
Community Representative  Ms Dorothy McLaren
Executive Director, FPM Ms Leone English
Dean (ex officio) Dr Kieran Davis
Committee support (non - member)  Anna Kleskovic

Committee meeting calendar

Please refer to the FPM Board and Faculty committee calendar 2024 for meeting details.

FPM Professional Standards Committee

The Professional Standards Committee reports to the Professional Affairs Executive Committee and acts as formal liaison between the faculty and regional/national committees; reviews and develops professional documents and responds to professional issues.

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FPM Research Committee

Reporting to the Professional Affairs Executive Committee, the Research Committee oversees innovative projects and initiatives in line with our strategic objectives, as well as promoting pain medicine research among our fellows and trainees.

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FPM Scientific Meetings Committee

Reporting to the Professional Affairs Executive Committee, the Scientific Meetings Committee is responsible for the detailed planning and delivery of continuing medical education events.

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Procedures in Pain Medicine Committee

The Procedures in Pain Medicine Committee (PPMC) reports to FPM Professional Affairs Executive Committee (PAEC) on matters pertaining to the FPM endorsement in procedures in pain medicine

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Last updated 10:05 6.02.2024