National Advisory Committee (NAC) membership

Current NAC membership

Membership
Position Name
Chair Professor Jane Burns – Mental health
Member Dr Andrew Khoo – Psychiatrist
Member Dr David Cockram – Vietnam Veteran
Member Dr Michael Seah – General Practitioner
Member Mr Brenton Russell DSM – Contemporary Veteran and Peacekeeper
Member Ms Leanne Galayini – Daughter of Vietnam Veteran
Member Mrs Melanie Pike – Partners and Families
Member Mrs Heike Dunn CSM– Contemporary Veteran and Peacekeeper
Member Mrs Anne Pahl – Contemporary Veteran, Peacekeeper. and Partner
Member Major Benjamin Flink – Reservist Representative and Peacekeeper
Ex-officio WO Don Spinks OAM RSM-A – ADF Representative
Ex-officio Major General Mark Kelly, AO, DSC – Repatriation Commissioner
Ex-officio Professor David Forbes – Director, Phoenix Australia
Ex-officio Mr Paul Way – Director, Defence Community Organisation
Ex-officio National Manager, VVCS
 

Historical membership of the NAC 1981–present

Chairman
Name Years served
Professor Jane Burns 2015–present
Dr Tony Austin 2009–2015
Mr Brian McKenzie 2001–2009
Dr Neville O'Connor 1994–2000
Maj Gen William (Digger) James 1987–1993
Mr Les Harvey 1985–1987
Maj Gen Alan Morrison 1981–1984
 
Members
Name Years served
Dr Andrew Khoo 2015–present
Mrs Heike Dunn CSM 2013–present
Dr David Cockram 2012–present
Mr Brenton Russell 2012–present
Ms Leanne Galayini 2014–present
Dr Mike Seah 2014–present
Mrs Melanie Pike 2016–present
Mrs Anne Pahl 2016–present
Major Benjamin Flink 2016–present
Mrs Mel Pyrah 2013–2015
Mr Paul Copeland 2013–2015
Prof Malcolm Battersby 2009–2015
Ms Tracey Negus 2007–2014
Dr David Monash 2007–2014
Mr Martin Carr 2004–2012
Mrs Bronwyn Fullick 2005–2012
Mr John Ryan 2007–2012
Mr Tim McCombe 2007–2012
Mr Bob Elworthy 2009–2012
Dr Anthony Williams 2001–2009
Professor Mark Creamer 2001–2010
Professor Richard Bryant 2001–2007
Mr John Purser 1997–2004
Mrs Margaret Rehorn 2001–2004
Dr Brian O'Toole 1985–2003
Dr Trevor Anderson 1981–2000
Mr John Printz 1993–2000
Mr Ern Snelling 1995–1997
Mr Johannes Wynen 1993–1994
Mr Tim McCombe 1986–1993
Mr Ian Gollings 1984–1992
Mr Phil Thompson 1981–1986
Dr Myles Kehoe 1981–1984
Mr Peter Young 1981–1983