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 2019 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
PresidentHarry D'Souza[email protected]Contact for issues of leadership, advocacy, AMSA, and other.
Vice President InternalLianne Leung[email protected]Contact for UWA medicine educational issues, and management of WAMSS committee
Vice President ExternalEmma Lu[email protected]Contact for the purpose of sponsorship and promotions.
TreasurerYang Zhang[email protected]Contact for invoicing, receipts, and reimbursements.
SecretaryOllie Dearsley [email protected]Contact for general inquiries.
Education Portfolio
Education OfficerTim Smith[email protected]Contact for UWA medical Education issues, and HE numbers.
First Year RepresentativesBritt Suann & Stuart Purdie[email protected]Contact for any first year issue.
Second Year RespresentativesGrace Wilkerson & Mark Hoey[email protected]Contact for any second year issue.
Third Year ReprestentativesBrie Nolan & Davide Tomassoni[email protected]Contact for any third year issue.
Rural Clinical School (RCS) RepresentativeLauren Masi[email protected]Contact for any RCS issue.
Fourth Year RepresentativesMarissa Loh & Darren Cha[email protected]Contact for any fourth year issue.
International OfficerAudrey Kim[email protected]Contact for any international student issue.
Academic Programs
Student Grand Rounds (SGR) Co-ordinatorsGary Lau, Massimo Berneri & Nick Leedman[email protected]Contact if you have questions about peer tutoring, mentoring or the Teaching on the Run program
Academic Events CoordinatorsGerardo Arwi & Salar Sobhi[email protected]Contact if you have any questions or ideas for events to supplement the core academic program
SHMRCTristan Dale & Saish Neppalli[email protected]Contact if you have any questions about the WAMSS’ Student Research Conference
Communications Portfolio
Communications ChairElla Giudice[email protected]Contact for all Social Media enquiries as well as coordination of new/information/bulletins to UWA Medical Students
Marketing OfficersClaudia Sampson & Tammy McKeith [email protected]Contact for all Merchandise, UWA O-Day and promotional enquiries
Publications OfficersAndra Sincari & Andrei Sincari [email protected]Contact for all publications issues including any ideas for publication content
Website & IT OfficerOlivia Shannon[email protected]Contact for issues and questions regarding the website or any IT matters
Social RepresentativesTithi Kulkarni, Caitlyn Taylor, Vikas Bhat[email protected]Contact for anything related to social events on the WAMSS calendar including MedFest and Suits and Scrubs
MD1 Orientation Representatives Cody Melvin & Nathaniel Owen[email protected]Contact the organisers of various orientation events for the incoming MD1 students including the Orientation Camp and Welcome BBQ
MD2 Orientation Representatives Hannah Matthews & James Nguyen [email protected]Contact the organisers of various orientation events for the incoming MD2 students
Medical Dinner RepresentativesJessica Perring, Nikitha Boyapati, Gavin Huangfu[email protected]Contact for things related to the organisation and running of the annual WAMSS Medical Dinner
Allied Health RepresentativesAngela Burvill & Nathan Eckhardt [email protected]Contact for the Allied Health Event
Sports RepresentativesCatherine Fowler, Olivia Italiano, John Peacey, Paul Stobie[email protected]Contact for all things sport related
AMSA RepresentativeToby Mathew[email protected]Contact for issues related to AMSA, and AMSA policies. e.g. National Convention delegations
AMSA Junior RepresentativeErin Hassett[email protected]Same as above
WAMSS Electives and Exchange OfficerAksh Handa[email protected]Contact for all electives and exchange-related
business within WAMSS
No Set Portfolio
Interhealth Co-ChairsKate Mannolini & Jana Crous[email protected]Contact for a wide variety of issues relating to Global Health
Red Party CoordinatorsDavina Daudu & Ben Chia[email protected]Contact for all matters related to the annual Red Party
Undergraduate Communications Officer (UCO)Cody Melvin & Nathaniel Owen[email protected]Contact for information about the WAMSS Associate Membership or for more information if you are an undergraduate student interested in medicine!
Indigenous RepresentativeKirsty McLean [email protected]Contact for matters relating to Indigenous medical students
Mental Health Co-ChairsElise Salleo & Conor Mackay[email protected]Contact for all things mental health and wellbeing for WAMSS
Foundation ChairMudra Shah[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 PresidentRama Chidambaram [email protected]