The Governance Committee has been established to:
- provide oversight of all aspects of RACS corporate governance in accordance with the RACS constitution and regulations.
- advise Council regarding the RACS Constitution and RACS governance.
- advise on governance best practice, education and training for Council and other RACS committees, and support implementation.
- liaise as necessary with the RACS Risk Management & Audit Committee and others in fulfilling these responsibilities.
View the committee’s Terms of Reference (PDF 112.43KB)
The Governance Committee was established in June 2019 to provide guidance that supports good governance of RACS at all levels and to assist RACS Councillors to know and fulfil their governance, fiduciary and compliance obligations, as directors of the organisation.
Dr Greg Witherow, Deputy Chair and College Treasurer
Dr Sarah Coll, Fellowship Elected Councillor
Professor Andrew Hill, Fellowship Elected Councillor
Dr Sally Langley, College President
Professor Owen Ung, Fellowship Elected Councillor
Ms Sophie Valkan, Independent Advisor
Governance Committee Secretariat
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9249 1204