We would like to gratefully acknowledge the work of the following people who so generously give their time for the benefit of ACORN and its members.
This committee is chaired by Di Hutt and will organise our 2018 conference.
ACORN staff members Wendy Rowland, Kylee Carmody and Annabel Holliss are also members of this committee.
Membership and Local Associations Liaison Committee
This committee is chaired by Tracey Nicholls and includes the Perioperative Nurses Week (PNW) subcommittee.
Kirsty Bentley (PNW)
Stephen Born (PNW)
Andrea Coustley (PNW)
Amanda De Feularde (PNW)
Jodie Hulm (PNW)
Johanna Lawler (PNW)
Gilda Mather (PNW)
Tracey Nicholls (PNW)
Amanda O'Brien (PNW).
This committee is chaired by Michelle Reardon and oversees the ACORN Standards for Perioperative
Nursing in Australia.
Dr Sonya Osborne is paid an honorarium as
Education and Research Committee
This committee is chaired by Rebecca East and includes two subcommittees that focus on:
b. grants, awards and scholarships (GAS).
Sharon Armour (GAS)
Dee (Deirdre) Breame (Education)
Alana Delaforce (Education)
Rebecca Fox (Education)
Caroline Hoyle (GAS)
Amy Maguire (Education)
Anthea Moncrieff (GAS).
Dr Paula Foran is paid an honorarium as Education Officer.
Journal and Hospital–University Liaison Committee
This committee is chaired by Grace Loh and includes two subcommittees that focus on:
a. the journal
b. hospital and university collaboration and accreditation (HUCA).
Ute Anne (Uta) Conway (HUCA)
Dr Jed Duff (journal)
Carolyn Ellis (HUCA)
Dr Lois Hamlin (journal)
Angela How (HUCA)
Brad Leeson (HUCA)
Irene Mayo (HUCA)
Patricia Nicholson (journal)
Suzanne Oh (HUCA)
Simone Ohlin (HUCA)
Josephine Perry (HUCA)
Judith Smith (HUCA)
Judy Smith (HUCA)
Sarah Taylor (HUCA)
Carollyn Williams (journal).
Dr Nicholas Ralph is paid an honorarium as Journal Editor.
Partnerships and Censor Committee
This committee is chaired by Karen Hay and focuses on ACORN’s relationship with government and peak bodies and assesses eligibility for Fellowship.