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Rural Doctors Network (RDN) Board & Executive

The framework through which Rural Doctors Network (RDN) operates is a Board of Directors. The RDN Executive team is responsible for implementing the policy and priorities of the organisation as determined by the Board of Directors.

RDN Board

The RDN Board of Directors is headed by an elected Chair and Deputy Chair who are both in rural general practice. The Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction for RDN, for developing policy and planning priorities, and for ensuring that RDN meets its contractual agreements and obligations.

The RDN Board comprises individuals nominated by RDN members (two), Rural Doctors Association (RDA) NSW, Australian Medical Association (AMA) NSW, Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AH&MRC), Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP - NSW Faculty) and the NSW Ministry of Health (MoH) (two).

The Board of Directors is responsible for determining the overall policy and priorities of the organisation, and for ensuring that RDN meets funding agreements and contractual obligations.

The 2024 RDN Board (appointed at the November 2023 Annual General Meeting) is:

Board members

Chair: Professor Peter O’Mara

Thomas Douche

Deputy Chair: Dr Thomas Douch – Board Appointed Director

Treasurer: Dr Costa Boyages – Australian Medical Association (NSW)

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Dr Amanda Brownlow - Board Appointed Director

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Dr Ros Bullock – Elected GP

 

 

Lauren

Dr Lauren Cone – Elected GP

John Kurnow

Dr John Curnow – NSW Rural Doctors Association of Australia

John Kramer

A/Prof John Kramer OAM – Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (NSW Faculty)

Jill

Ms Jill Ludford – NSW Ministry of Health

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Dr Nigel Lyons - NSW Ministry of Health

 

 


RDN EXECUTIVE TEAM

The RDN Executive team is responsible for implementing the policy and priorities of the organisation as determined by the Board of Directors and ensuring that funding and contractual obligations are completed as agreed.

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Mr Richard Colbran PhD

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Edwards

Mr Mike Edwards

Chief Operating Officer

Yann Guisard

Mr Yann Guisard PhD

Director Knowledge Mobilisation

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Ms Nicole Turner

Director Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement