Our Board of Directors

USANZ is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of elected, appointed, and representative roles.

The roles, responsibilities, and authorities put in place by the Board to meet its governance obligations, are outlined in the USANZ Board Charter.

The 2021 USANZ Board of Directors comprises:

Prem Rashid

USANZ President
New South Wales Section Representative

Helen O'Connell


Peter Heathcote

Past President
Northern Section Representative

Tyrone Carlin

External Director

Robert Forsyth

Board Of Urology Chair

RACS Special Representative
Victorian Section Representative

Tasmanian Section Representative

Melvyn Kuan

Western Australian Section Representative

Karen McKertich


John Miller

South Australia & Northern Territory Representative

New Zealand Section Representative

Michael Nugara

Chief Executive Officer

2021 Board of Directors Meeting Dates

The Board of Directors meets a minimum of four times a year. A Board Education and Strategy day is held immediately before the August Board meeting. In response to the current pandemic, the 2021 meetings are likely to be held as virtual meetings.

The 2021 Board of Directors' Meeting Dates are:

  • Saturday 20 February
  • Saturday 17 April
  • Saturday 7 August 
  • Saturday 27 November



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