ADS Sub Committees

ADS Office Bearers for 2020-22:




ADS Office Bearers


Stephen Stranks

President Elect and Vice President

Anthony Russell

Honorary Secretary

Jonathan Shaw

Honorary Treasurer

Spiros Fourlanos

Chief Executive Officer

Sof Andrikopoulos

ADS representative appointments on following ADS & External Committees for 2020-22:




ADS Council Committees

Clinical Standards/Gudelines (Medical Affairs Subcommittee)

Louise Maple-Brown, Jonathan Shaw, Jerry Greenfield

Research (Scientific Affairs) Committee

Josephine Forbes, Christopher Nolan, Melkham Kebede

Advocacy Subcommittee

Stephen Stranks, Anthony Russell, Sof Andrikopoulos, Christopher Nolan, Josephine Forbes

Education Subcomittee

Richard MacIsaac (Chair), Glynis Ross, Stephen Stranks, Sof Andrikopoulos, Linda Valenzisi, Cheryl Steele, Melissa Lee, Sarah Parry, Rahul Barmanray, Anthony Pease, Shantha Joseph

ADS/ADEA Colloborative Committee

Stephen Stranks, Anthony Russell, Sof Andrikopoulos


Sof Andrikopoulos, Linda Valenzisi, Berline Tala

National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC)

Natalie Wischer (NADC CEO), Christopher Nolan (Chair), Sof Andrikopoulos, Louise Maple-Brown, Anthony Russell, Glynis Ross

Diabetic Foot Australia (DFA)

Anthony Russell, Sof Andrikopoulos, Stephen Twigg, Natalie Wischer

Medical, Education & Scientific Advisory Committee (MESAC) Sue Lyn Lau, Tang Wong, Clement Lo, Leanne Mullan (Project Officer)
MESAC CGM Subcommittee Glynis Ross, Stephen Stranks, Anthony Russell, Christopher Nolan
Living Diabetes Guidelines Development Group Sof Andrikopoulos, Spiros Fourlanos, Christopher Nolan, Richard MacIsaac, Glynis Ross, Jerry Greenfield, Jonathan Shaw
NDSS FootForward for Diabetes Program Stephen Stranks, Stephen Twigg, Sof Andrikopoulos, Natalie Wischer



External Committees

Diabetes Australia Board

Stephen Stranks, Glynis Ross, Paul Williams

DA Medical, Educational and Scientific Council (MESC)

Jonathan Shaw, Spiros Fourlanos, Christopher Nolan

RACP ATC Endocrinology

Jane Holmes-Walker (Chair), Richard MacIsaac (ADS representative)

RACP Adult Medicine Division

Stephen Stranks (Alt: Jerry Greenfield)

ADDN2 Steering Committee

Stephen Stranks, Sof Andrikopoulos


ADC Committees

2020 ADC (Brisbane) Program Organising Committee

Richard MacIsaac (Co-Chair), Melkham Kebede (Co-Chair), Sof Andrikopoulos, Linda Valenzisi

2020 ADC (Brisbane) Local Organising Committee Richard MacIsaac (Co-Chair), Melkham Kebede (Co-Chair), Sof Andrikopoulos, Linda Valenzisi