Members of the Executive and Council for 2021/22

The Society has an Executive consisting of the President, Past President or the President-elect, Treasurer, Conference Executive Chair and Secretary. The Council currently consists of the Executive plus the Public Officer, seven Australian State Representatives and a New Zealand Representative. All Council members, with the exception of the Public Officer, are elected to their positions and all serve in an honorary capacity.





Professor Peter Schofield
Neuroscience Research Australia

Peter Schofield



Professor Janet Keast
The University of Melbourne

Janet Keast


A/Prof Michael Lardelli

University of Adelaide

Michael Lardelli portrait



A/Prof Jana Vukovic
University of Queensland

Jana Vukovic 2022 headshot  


Conference Executive Chair

A/Prof Timothy Bredy
University of Queensland

Timothy Bredy

Other Council Members


Australian Capital Territory Representative      

Nathalie Dehorter

Nathalie Dehorter

New South Wales Representative 

Nicole Jones

Nicole Jones


Queensland Representative 

Tara Walker

Tara Walker


South Australia Representative

Lyndsey Collins-Praino

Lindsey Collins


Victoria Representative 

Anthony Hannan

Anthony Hannan

Western Australia Representative

Hamid Sohrabi

Hamid Sohrabi


Tasmania Representative 

Catherine Blizzard

Cathryn Blizzard


Public Officer 

John Bekkers 


Neuroscience Research Representative 

Rebecca San Gil

Rebecca San Gil