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

Lachy Beckett
Social Media Manager
NSW

Dan Joyce
Vice President
NSW

Tracy Abramovic
Newsletter Editor
SA


Anita Chalmers
Secretary
NSW

Will Barger
Committee Member
VIC

Richard Gysi
Treasurer
NSW

State and Regional Coordinators

NEW SOUTH WALES

Frances Colley
NSW

Marg Doherty & Celia McCormick
Albury/Wodonga

Sandra Chapman
Central Coast

Anita Chalmers
Shoalhaven

Bruce Wooderson
Windsor

VICTORIA/TASMANIA

Christine Lowe
VIC

Liz Sanzaro
Eastern Melbourne

Katie A
South Western Victoria

QUEENSLAND

Gordon & Robyn Burnett
QLD

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

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.