ADS Sub Committees

ADS Office Bearers for 2016-18:




ADS Office Bearers


Sophia Zoungas

President Elect and Vice President

Glynis Ross

Honorary Secretary

Jane Holmes-Walker

Honorary Treasurer

Ross Laybutt

Chief Executive Officer

Sof Andrikopoulos

ADS representative appointments on following ADS & External Committees for 2016-18:




External Committees

Diabetes Australia Board

Sophia Zoungas, Paul Williams, Glynis Ross

DA Medical, Educational and Scientific Council (MESC)

Jonathan Shaw, Jane Holmes-Walker, Spiros Fourlanos

DA Research Council

Sophia Zoungas, Ross Laybutt, Josephine Forbes

RACP SAC Endocrinology

Stephen Stranks, Jane Holmes-Walker

RACP Adult Medicine Division

Glynis Ross (Alt: Jane Holmes-Walker)

IDF Affairs Committee (DA)

Paul Williams, Sof Andrikopoulos

National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC)

Natalie Wischer (CEO), Sof Andrikopoulos, Sophia Zoungas, Glynis Ross, Stephen Stranks, Anthony Russell, Elaine Pretorius, Marg McGill, Gloria Kilmartin, Nikki Wallis (Project Officer), Linda Valenzisi


Louise Maple-Brown, Jenny Conn, Sue Lynn Lau, Leanne Mullan (ADS MESAC Project Officer)

JDFA Advisory Reference Group

Josephine Forbes

ADS Council  Committees

Medial Affairs Subcommittee

Jane Holmes-Walker (Chair), Louise Maple-Brown,  Anthony Russell, Jonathan Shaw

Scientific Affairs Committee

Ross Laybutt, Josephine Forbes, Spiros Fourlanos

ADS/ADEA Collaborative Committee

Sophia Zoungas, Glynis Ross, Sof Andrikopoulos

HbA1c Education and Implementation Committee

Jonathan Shaw (Chair), Sophia Zoungas, Jenny Conn


Sof Andrikopoulos, Linda Valenzisi, Nikki Wallis


Nikki Wallis, Sof Andrikopoulos, Linda Valenzisi

Health Professional Education Committee

Jenny Conn (Chair), Sophia Zoungas, Glynis Ross, Stephen Stranks, Natalie Wischer, Linda Valenzisi, Alison Nankervis, Cheryl Steele, Sof Andrikopoulos, Sarah Price

Scientific Meeting Committees

2018 ASM (Adelaide) Program Organising Committee

Louise Maple-Brown (Co-Chair), Josephine Forbes (Co-Chair), Sof Andrikopoulos, Richard MacIsaac, Linda Valenzisi

2018 ASM Local Organising Committee

Louise Maple-Brown (Co-Chair), Josephine Forbes (Co-Chair), Sof Andrikopoulos, Linda Valenzisi