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Vision 2020 Australia 2014 committee members and dates

The Vision 2020 Australia committees, members and meeting dates for 2014 are detailed below.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee 2014

  • Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW, Victoria Jones
  • Aboriginal Health Council of SA, Desley Culpin
  • Australian College of Optometry, Genevieve Napper
  • Brien Holden Vision Institute, Anna Morse (Colina Waddell as proxy)
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation, Jaki Adams-Barton (Shaun Tatipata as proxy)
  • Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Hugh Taylor (Mitchell Anjou and Andrea Boudville as proxies)
  • Lions Australia, Nigel Jeny
  • Lions Eye Institute, Angus Turner
  • National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, Lisa Briggs (Roy Monaghan as proxy)
  • OneSight Foundation, Robyn Weinberg (Peter Murphy as proxy)
  • Optometrists Association Australia, Skye Cappuccio (Christopher Poulter as proxy)
  • Optometric Vision Research Foundation, Brian Layland
  • Retina Australia, Graeme Banks
  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Rowan Porter (Adam Kiernan as proxy)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee dates

  • 13 February - Melbourne
  • 4 June - Sydney
  • 22 October - Melbourne

Low Vision and Rehabilitation Committee 2014

  • Australian College of Optometry, Mae Chong
  • Blind Citizens Australia, Rosemary Boyd (Lauren Henley as proxy)
  • Brien Holden Vision Institute, May Ho (Tricia Keys as proxy)
  • Centre for Eye Research Australia, Robert Finger
  • Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, Frances Tinsley
  • Guide Dogs SA.NT, Garry Peschel
  • Guide Dogs Victoria, Shelley Pannier
  • Keratoconus Australia, Larry Kornhauser
  • Optometrists Association Australia, Sharon Bentley (Guiliana Baggoley as proxy)
  • The Queensland Vision Initiative, Stephen Vincent
  • Retina Australia, Leighton Boyd (Rosemary Boyd as proxy)
  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Elaine Wong (Ritu Mohan as proxy)
  • Vision Australia, Graeme Craig

Low Vision and Rehabilitation Committee dates

  • 20 February- Melbourne
  • 12 June - Sydney
  • 28 October - Melbourne

Prevention and Early Intervention Committee 2014

  • Australian of College of Optometry, Roman Serebrianik
  • Brien Holden Vision Institute, Anna Morse (Tricia Keys as proxy)
  • Centre for Eye Research Australia, Mohamed Dirani
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation, Noela Prasad
  • Glaucoma Australia, Geoff Pollard
  • Guide Dogs Victoria, Laura Hunt
  • Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Hugh Taylor (Mitchell Anjou and Andrea Boudville as proxies)
  • OneSight Foundation, Robyn Weinberg (Peter Murphy as proxy)
  • Optometrists Association Australia, Genevieve Quilty
  • Orthoptics Australia, Connie Koklanis
  • Retina Australia, Graeme Banks
  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Nathan Sachdev (Ritu Mohan as proxy)
  • The Queensland Vision Initiative, Amanda Wylie
  • Vision Australia, Marcus Bleechmore

Prevention and Early Intervention Committee

  • 12 February- Melbourne
  • 4 June - Sydney
  • 22 October - Melbourne

Vision Initiative Committee

  • Chair, Sheila O'Sullivan
  • Australian College of Optometry, Jonathan Jackson
  • Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA), Mohamed Dirani
  • Department of Health, Rachael Andersen
  • Diabetes Australia – Victoria, Craig Bennett
  • General Practice Victoria, Helen Threlfall
  • Guide Dogs Victoria, Karen Hayes
  • Optometrists Association Australia – Victoria, Terri Smith
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, Bill Suen
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Opthalmologists, Peter van Wijngaarden
  • Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, Caroline Clarke
  • SunSmart, Sue Heward
  • Vision 2020 Australia, Jennifer Gersbeck
  • Vision Australia, Chris Edwards

Vision Initiative Committee dates

  • 19 February - Melbourne
  • 21 May - Melbourne
  • 27 August - Melbourne
  • 19 November – Melbourne

Consortium Program Committee

  • Brien Holden Vision Institute, Tricia Keys (Amanda Davis as proxy)
  • CBM Australia, Felix Yeboah (Luke Purcell as proxy)
  • Centre for Eye Research Australia, Prof Jonathan Crowston (Robert Finger as proxy)
  • Foresight Australia, Prof Frank Billson (Geoffrey Painter as proxy)
  • Fred Hollows Foundation, Bridget McAloon
  • International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness- Western Pacific Region, Damian Facciolo
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Daliah Moss (Kate Moss as proxy)
  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Gerhard Schlenther

Consortium Program Committee dates

  • 11 February - Melbourne
  • 7 May - Sydney
  • 13 August - Melbourne
  • 14 November - Sydney

Global Committee 2014

  • Australian College of Optometry, Jonathan Jackson
  • Brien Holden Vision Institute, Amanda Davis (Tricia Keys as proxy)
  • CBM Australia, David Lewis (Chelsea Huggett as proxy)
  • Centre for Eye Research Australia, Robert Finger (Kathy Fotis as proxy)
  • Foresight Australia, Frank Billson (Geoffrey Painter as proxy)
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation, Brian Doolan
  • International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness- Western Pacific Region,  Richard Le Mesurier (Damian Facciolo as proxy)
  • Lions Australia, Nigel Jeny
  • Optometrists Association Australia, Christopher Poulter (Michael Knipe as proxy)
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Daliah Moss
  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Anthony Bennett Hall (Laurie Sullivan and Gerhard Schlenther as proxies)
  • Vision Australia, Maryanne Diamond

Global Committee dates

  • 25 February - Melbourne
  • 17 June - Sydney
  • 14 October - Melbourne

Vision 2020 Australia Board of Directors 2014

  • The Hon Dr Barry Jones AO
  • Professor Hugh Taylor AC
  • Mr John Jeffries
  • Mrs Janet Holmes à Court AC
  • Ms Amanda Davis
  • Dr Graeme White
  • Dr Iain Dunlop
  • Ms Karen Hayes
  • Mr John Howie
  • Professor Brian Layland OAM
  • Ms Maureen O’Keefe

Other key Vision 2020 Australia dates:

Parliamentary Friends Group

  • 17 March – Canberra

Regional Plan Steering Committee

  • 12 March - Sydney
  • 16 July - Melbourne
  • 26 November - Sydney

World Sight Day

  • 9 October - International

Annual General Meeting

  • 20 November - Melbourne
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