Our Committee members are volunteers who have a Myositis disease and a close interest in the subject. The Committee is responsible for overseeing the operation of the Association as per its Constitution.
Their role is not only to ensure all legal and financial obligations are met but that the Objects of the Association are followed and the Principal Activities are done.

Committee Members

Christine Lowe
President
VIC

Peter Brown
Committee Member
SA

Will Barger
Vice President
VIC

Pam Taylor
Carers Representative
VIC


Anita Chalmers
Secretary
NSW

Kate Christie
Committee Member
VIC

Richard Gysi
Treasurer
NSW

Jane Court
Assistant Secretary
VIC

State and Regional Coordinators

NEW SOUTH WALES

Pam Quinn
Western Sydney

John Armstrong
Northern Sydney

Marg Doherty & Celia McCormick
Albury/Wodonga

Sandra Chapman
Central Coast

Anita Chalmers
Shoalhaven

VICTORIA/TASMANIA

Will Barger

Christine Lowe

Liz Sanzaro
Eastern Melbourne

Kate Christie
Western Melbourne

Pam Taylor
Shepparton

QUEENSLAND

Gordon & Robyn Burnett
QLD

Robert Anderson
Hervey Bay Area (B.A.M.G)

Sandra & Peter King
Gold Coast

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Elizabeth Carter
SA

Tracy Abramovic
SA Myositis Community News Editor

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Kim Armstrong-Wood
WA

ACT

Val Dempsey
ACT

Objects of the Association

  1. Provide an association where people suffering from the same condition can come together, exchange ideas and gain help and assistance, from other members.
  2. Promote Myositis awareness to the general public.
  3. Actively promote medical research by fundraising.
  4. Provide funding, for appropriate research via suitable bodies.

Principal Activities

  1. Arrange suitable venues or online opportunities where people can interact or gather to meet, exchange ideas and learn more about Myositis.
  2. Provide a newsletter with news such as medical/research updates, general news, members’ stories and contact details.
  3. Provide a recording/materials of any seminars that are held.
  4. Fundraising to meet the Objectives of the Association.