The committee is elected by WAMSS members to serve as representatives for one university year. The committee comprises of members in a variety of portfolios - which reflect the needs, wants and diversity of University of Western Australia medical students.


Western Australian Medical Students' Society
M501, 35 Stirling Hwy
CRAWLEY, Western Australia, 6009, Australia.

Seeking Certificates?

If you're seeking a certificate officiating your participation as a student in WAMSS or one of its projects, please email the Secretary.
If you are seeking a certificate for attendance at a WAMSS event, please contact the organiser of that event directly.

Contact the 2020 WAMSS Committee

Feel free to email any of the following people. Alternatively, if you are unsure of which committee member to address your enquiry to, please do not hesitate to email our Secretary at [email protected].

PositionPersonEmail AddressRole Description
PresidentOllie Dearsley[email protected]Contact for issues of leadership, advocacy, AMSA, and other.
Vice President InternalLauren Masi[email protected]Contact for UWA medicine educational issues, and management of WAMSS committee
Vice President ExternalSaish Neppalli[email protected]Contact for the purpose of sponsorship and promotions.
TreasurerStuart Purdie[email protected]Contact for invoicing, receipts, and reimbursements.
SecretaryBritt Suann[email protected]Contact for general inquiries.
Education Portfolio
Education OfficerLauren Masi[email protected]Contact for UWA medical Education issues, and HE numbers.
First Year RepresentativesShanae Jupp & JT Yeung[email protected]Contact for any first year issue.
Second Year RespresentativesKathryn Dowden & Jasper Brooksbank[email protected]Contact for any second year issue.
Third Year ReprestentativesDewruwan Gammanpila & Nicole Wong[email protected]Contact for any third year issue.
Rural Clinical School (RCS) RepresentativeJasmine Rose Begovich[email protected]Contact for any RCS issue.
Fourth Year RepresentativesKatherine Middleton & Francis Winfield[email protected]Contact for any fourth year issue.
International OfficerSherwin Xie[email protected]Contact for any international student issue.
Academic Programs
Student Grand Rounds (SGR) CoordinatorsHannah Matthews, Alex Mehl & James Nguyen[email protected]Contact if you have questions about peer tutoring, mentoring or the Teaching on the Run program
Academic Events CoordinatorTithi Kulkarni & Ayeesha Thevar[email protected]Contact if you have any questions or ideas for events to supplement the core academic program
SHMRCTristan Lee & Kayley Crebbin[email protected]Contact if you have any questions about the WAMSS’ Student Research Conference
Communications Portfolio
Communications ChairJana Crous & Vikas Bhat[email protected]Contact for all Social Media enquiries as well as coordination of new/information/bulletins to UWA Medical Students
Marketing OfficersDavide Tomassoni & Brie Nolan[email protected]Contact for all Merchandise, UWA O-Day and promotional enquiries
Publications OfficersEmily Anderson, Nishani Jayawardena & Andrei Sincari[email protected]Contact for all publications issues including any ideas for publication content
Website & IT OfficerJonathan Pang[email protected]Contact for issues and questions regarding the website or any IT matters
Social RepresentativesMatt Cransberg, Kierra O'Grady & Emily Wishart[email protected]Contact for anything related to social events on the WAMSS calendar including MedFest and Suits and Scrubs
MD1 Orientation Representatives Sarah King & Hayden Whitemd1.o[email protected]Contact the organisers of various orientation events for the incoming MD1 students including the Orientation Camp and Welcome BBQ
MD2 Orientation Representatives Tatiana Ninkov & Tom Russell[email protected]Contact the organisers of various orientation events for the incoming MD2 students
Medical Dinner RepresentativesIzzy Atlas, Emma Lu & James Nguyen[email protected]Contact for things related to the organisation and running of the annual WAMSS Medical Dinner
Allied Health RepresentativesAlex Armanios & Ci Chia[email protected]Contact for the Allied Health Event
Sports RepresentativesWilliam Morris, Emily Hackett, Jordan Ladwig & Luke Percy[email protected]Contact for all things sport related
AMSA RepresentativeAyeesha Thevar[email protected]Contact for issues related to AMSA, and AMSA policies. e.g. National Convention delegations
AMSA Junior RepresentativeKriti Sharma[email protected]Same as above
WAMSS Electives and Exchange OfficerRudra Bhatt[email protected]Contact for all electives and exchange-related
business within WAMSS
No Set Portfolio
Interhealth Co-ChairsDinnu Devarapalli & Amy Collins[email protected]Contact for a wide variety of issues relating to Global Health
Red Party CoordinatorsAngela Burvill & Hayden White[email protected]Contact for all matters related to the annual Red Party
Undergraduate Communications Officer (UCO)Olivia Tan[email protected]Contact for information about the WAMSS Associate Membership or for more information if you are an undergraduate student interested in medicine!
Indigenous RepresentativeTamika Ponton[email protected]Contact for matters relating to Indigenous medical students
Mental Health ChairLianne Leung[email protected]Contact for all things mental health and wellbeing for WAMSS
Queer ChairAnthony Copeland & Thomas Drake-Brockman[email protected]Represents medical students who identify as LGBTIQA+ on the WAMSS Committee and in any issues that arise. As part of this they may organise events, educate and advocate on health issues relevant to people of diverse gender, sex, and sexuality.
Foundation ChairErin Hassett[email protected]Contact for anything related to the Foundation Committee, which coordinate and allocate Foundation projects, and deliver the Foundation report at the
Immediate Past PresidentHarry D'Souza[email protected]