National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dementia Advisory Group membership

Chairperson

Fred Tanner

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Members

Glenn Rees

National Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer’s Australia

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Barbara Fenemore

General Manager Operations, Alzheimer’s Australia   

Noela Baigrie

Nurse Educator (Indigenous Health)

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Mark Elliott

Aboriginal Community Development & Liaison Officer 

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Prof Tony Broe

Senior Principal Research Fellow, Neuroscience Research Australia Professor of Geriatric Medicine, University of New South Wales Scientific Director, Ageing Research Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital 

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Lester Coyne

Regional Aboriginal Health Coordinator, Population Health Western Australia Health Commission 

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Jenny Hayes

Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Alzheimer’s Australia South Australia 

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Paul Calcott 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Cultural Resource Manager, Suncare

Venessa Curnow 

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Observers

Mark Gaukroger 

Director, Dementia Policy, Officer for an Ageing Australia, Department of Health and Ageing

Secretariat

Kristen Holdsworth

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Liaison Officer

Please send any queries to the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Liaison Officer:
Email: kristen.holdsworth@alzheimers.org.au
Phone: 03 9816 5715

Operational Guidelines

  • Meet face to face twice a year and hold teleconferences as required.
  • Operate until 30 June 2013; the decision on whether to continue the Group will be made at that time.
  • The terms of office of all members will finish on 30 June 2013.
  • Additional members may also be invited for a specific purpose.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dementia Advisory Group is funded under the Department of Health and Aging’s NDSP program, in full, until June 2013