Board of Directors

Deborah Cockrell

Conjoint Associate

Professor Deborah Cockrell

President and Director

Conjoint Associate Professor Deborah Cockrell is an overseas trained Oral Surgeon with a PhD in dental education. She has worked in a wide range of settings including academia, outreach services, public and private practice. Having been President of Australian Dental Association (ADA) NSW, she has skills and experience relevant to Australian Dental Council (ADC).

Lindsay Richards

Professor Lindsay Richards

Vice President and Director

Professor Lindsay Richards has a long history with the Adelaide Dental School, most recently as its Dean and Head. He is a Specialist Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and International College of Prosthodontists; a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and the Academy of Dentistry International; and an honorary Life Member of the Australian Prosthodontic Society.

John Boucher

Associate Professor John Boucher

Director

Associate Professor John Boucher, is a practicing general dentist with a career-long involvement in clinical dental education and assessment. He is a past President of the Dental Practise Board of Victoria, and was a member of the Victorian Notification and Registration Committee of the Dental Board of Australia (DBA).

Tony Evans

Mr Anthony Evans

Director

Anthony Evans has extensive financial and corporate governance experience as a senior executive and a board member in the health, aged care, education, resources and not-for-profit sectors. He has a Bachelor of Business and is a Fellow of CPA Australia, the Governance Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mark Hutton

Dr Mark Hutton

Director

Dr Mark Hutton graduated from Adelaide University in 1975 and works in general practice in rural South Australia. He is an ADASA councillor and a member of the ADA executive. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International and a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Christopher Peck

Professor Christopher Peck

Director

Professor Chris Peck has a long history within the healthcare sector. Director of the University of Sydney’s Westmead Initiative, and the university’s Dean of Dentistry, he is responsible for developing and leading the multidisciplinary strategy integrating dental and systemic health, curriculum reform and the introduction of the university’s Doctor of Dental Medicine.

Janet Preuss

Dr Janet Preuss

Director

Dr Janet Preuss has a biomedical and business background, specialising in the commercialisation of new technologies. In addition to establishing her own service-based companies, Janet has held executive and non-executive roles in private, public, not-for-profit and government organisations and has worked in the UK and Hong Kong.

Cathy Snelling

Associate Professor Cathy Snelling

Director

Associate Professor Cathy Snelling is an Education Specialist at the University of Adelaide.  She received a 2013 Australian Award for University Teaching, a 2017 Australian Government commendation for colleague development, and the University of Adelaide Stephen Cole the Elder Award for teaching excellence in 2010 and again in 2017.
 

David Sykes

Dr David Sykes OAM

Director

Dr David Sykes is a specialist prosthodontist working in private practice in Sydney. He is a Senior Clinical Associate at the University of Sydney and has served on a number of councils, including the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. 
 

Lucy Vincent

Ms Lucy Vincent

Director

Lucy Vincent has senior executive level experience in the private and public sectors covering corporate governance, change management, project management, primary industry and regional socio-economic development. With qualifications in risk management, project management, agriculture and environmental law, she is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.