Purpose and role of Regional Committees
- Hold and conduct at least one scientific meeting annually
- To support the Convocation Organising Committee with local arrangements as required, if Convocation is being held within the region
- Assist the Board in arranging special teaching courses
- Foster and arrange suitable gatherings for scientific and social purposes
- Candidate Advisors provide support to GDP candidates on the pathway to fellowship.
One Board Member is designated to provide a strong line of communication from Regional Committees to the Board, enabling close collaboration on education and scientific activities.
In addition, each elected Board Member of the College is an ex-officio member of the Regional Committee of their region of residence.
Currently there are eight (8) Regional Committees – Queensland, New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory, Victoria/Tasmania, South Australia/Northern Territory, Western Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and International.
In addition, the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program is advised by Regional Surgical Committees (RSC) that have been established throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Purpose and role of the Regional Surgical Committee
- Nominate the Director of Training for each region
- Organise and deliver local training events that enable trainees to gain an understanding of the discipline of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
The program of events for each Regional or Regional Surgical Committee is included in Upcoming Events.
The members of Regional Committees are appointed for two years. Committees comprise up to eight members, including the Office Bearers of Chairman, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer. An additional key member of the Committee is the Student Advisor (Director of Training for OMS), who can assist trainees or candidates with questions regarding any of the College training programs or requirements.
Key members of the OMS Regional Surgical Committees please refer to the OMS Handbook
|Chair||Dr Jerome Yu||For all enquiries, please email email@example.com|
|Candidate Advisor||Dr Siu-fai Leung|
|Chair||Dr David Sykes||For all enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Candidate Advisor (Primary Exams)||Dr Zanab Malik|
|Candidate Advisor (Fellowship Exams)||Dr (Faustino) Tino Mercado|
|Candidate Advisor||Dr Daniel Selim|
|Chair||Dr David Antunovic||For all enquiries, please email email@example.com|
|Candidate Advisor||Dr Sheng Zhang|
|Chair||Dr Simon Franks||For all enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Candidate Advisors||Dr Ramya Kiran|
|Chair||Dr Greg Miller||For all enquiries, please email email@example.com|
|Candidate Advisor (Primary)||TBC|
|Chair||Dr Nigel Souter||For all enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Candidate Advisor||Dr Sarah Chin|
|Chair||Dr John Watson||For all enquiries, please email email@example.com|
|Candidate Advisor (Fellowship Exams)||Dr Mohammed El-Hakim|
|Candidate Advisor (Primary Exams)||Dr Vincenzo Figliomeni|
|Candidate Advisor (MRACDS)||Dr Janina Christoforou|
|Chair||Dr Hans Prakash Sathasivam||For all enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Candidate Advisor||Dr Nur Diyanah AB Wahid|
|Candidate Advisor||Dr Matheel Zohair Yousif Alwawas|