AMA Queensland Directors carry certain responsibilities additional to those of councillor, including financial overview of the organisation.
Each member of the Board of Directors must comply with all obligations and duties imposed on them as director of the Association under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
The Board of Directors must carry out the general policy of the association and generally administer the affairs of the association in compliance with this constitution, the by-laws and represent the association on all matters of policy with government or other bodies or persons.
The Board of Directors may exercise all powers and do all things which the association may do which are not required by any statute, this constitution or the by-laws to be exercised or done by a general meeting or any other person(s).
Dr Chris Perry OAM OAM RFD ED (MBBS (UQ) DTM&H (Liverpool) FRACS) ENT Surgeon
Dr Chris Perry has been a member of the AMA since 1977 when he graduated from the University of Queensland. Chris has had public appointments in Brisbane in paediatric and adult Otolaryngology Head and Neck surgery since 1987. He is a Doctor at the University of Queensland. He is Chairman of the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Clinic at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and an immediate past President of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.read more
Dr Bav Manoharan MBBS BSc GAICD Doctor in Training
Dr Bav Manoharan is currently working as the Acting Deputy Director of Medical Services and Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Logan Hospital in Brisbane, on a secondment from his Medical Administration role at Toowoomba Hospital. He has primarily been based in south-east and central Queensland and has previous experience as a general surgery and radiology trainee.read more
Dr Eleanor Chew OAM MBBS, FRACGP, MMed(GP), FAICD General Practice
Chair of Board and Council
Dr Eleanor Chew is a specialist general practitioner with extensive experience representing the role of primary care in the health services profession. A graduate of the University of Queensland, Dr Chew has over 30 years’ experience as a GP, working in a variety of practice settings across Australia.read more
Dr Nicholas Yim BPharm MBBS FRACGP General Practice
Member Appointed Director
Dr Yim works full time as a General Practitioner in Hervey Bay. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2017, after achieving his MBBS from Griffith University, Gold Coast in 2011.read more
Dr Sarah Coll MBBS FRACS FAOA Orthopaedic Surgery
Member Appointed Director
Dr Coll graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1994. She spent her intern year in Perth before moving permanently to Queensland. She trained in Orthopaedic Surgery in Cairns and throughout Brisbane until moving back to Cairns in 2005. She is a Visiting Medical Officer at Cairns Private Hospital. She has been an enthusiastic Board Member for 2 years and has thoroughly enjoyed her five years on Council, addressing policy and shaping the direction of the organisation.read more
Dr Peter Isdale AM AM, PhD, MAICD Governance and advisory
Dr Isdale has spent a lifetime helping bring science discoveries into platforms for others on which to build. He works with organisations to solve strategic and organisational dilemmas. Author/co-author of more than 50 papers in the literature of marine science, he has also been involved in the genesis, governance and management of a dozen companies, large and small, successful and vanished, and reached senior executive level in an ASX150 corporation.read more
Ann Fordyce FCA, GAICD Restructuring and Turnaround Advisor
Ann Fordyce is an experienced senior executive with over 30 years’ accounting and consulting experience. With a background in restructuring and business performance services, Ann has diverse industry experience having provided specialist advice and assistance to a broad range of businesses and stakeholders.read more