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Council 2016-2017

Role of a Councillor
The council is responsible for:

  • Determining questions and matters of policy for the Association;
  • Making By-laws about ethical considerations (including handling complaints related to the profession);
  • Making recommendations to the board of directors about representing the Association on all matter of policy with government or other stakeholders.

Additionally councillors have an internal role to assist the Member Relations Department, along with other Departments within the Secretariat, with recruitment and retention exercises including contacting new members to welcome them as new AMA Queensland members; drafting Council reports for members in your geographical or craft group – with a focus on specific geographical/craft group issues; participation on relevant Council Committees and providing timely feedback on policy and political statements as distributed.

For an overview of each Council member, please click here.

If you wish to contact any of AMA Queensland's Council members, please email Amanda Sanderson



Dr Bill Boyd President
Dr Jim Finn Vice President
Dr Shaun Rudd Chair
Dr Chris Zappala Immediate Past President
Dr Kimberley Bondeson Greater Brisbane Area Representative
Douglas Brown Medical Student Observer
Dr Paul Bryan General Practitioner Craft Group
Dr Matthew Cheng Doctors in Training Representative
Dr Michael Cleary Greater Brisbane Area Representative
Dr Michael Clements North Area Representative
Dr Sarah Coll Specialist Craft Group Representative
Dr Dilip Dhupelia Part-Time Medical Practitioner Craft Group
Dr Katherine Gridley Greater Brisbane Area Representative
Dr John Hall Downs and West Area Representative
Dr Geoffrey Hawson Retired Doctors Representative
Dr Wayne Herdy North Coast Area Representative
Dr Scott Horsburgh General Practitioner Craft Group Representative
Dr Viney Joshi International Medical Graduate Representative
Professor Steve Kisely Greater Brisbane Area Representative
Honor Magon Medical Student Group representative
Dr Bavahuna Manoharan Greater Brisbane Area Representative
Dr John F. Murray Specialist Craft Group
Dr Alex Ritchie Specialist Craft Group Representative
Dr David Shepherd Far North Area Representative
Dr Nick Yim General Practitioner Craft Group
Vacant Gold Coast Area Representative
Vacant Capricornia Area Representative
Vacant Greater Brisbane Area Representative
Vacant Full-time Salaried Medical Practitioner Craft Group