National Allergy Strategy (NAS) Steering Committee

L to R Preeti Joshi, Sandra Vale, Maria Said

Preeti Joshi is Co-chair of the NAS Steering Committee. Preeti is a paediatric clinical immunology/allergy specialist and the Project Co-Lead for the Food Allergy Prevention Project (Nip allergies in the Bub).

Maria Said is Co-chair of the NAS Steering Committee and the CEO of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia, the national patient support organisation. Maria is also Project Co-Lead for the 250K Youth Project and Drug Allergy Project.

Brynn Wainstein is a paediatric clinical immunology/allergy specialist and a past President of ASCIA (2018-2020).

Michaela Lucas is a clinical immunology/allergy specialist and current President of ASCIA and Project Co-Lead for the Drug Allergy Project.

Melanie Wong is a paediatric clinical immunology/allergy specialist and a past President of ASCIA (2014-2016).

Wendy Norton is a representative of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia and Project Co-Lead for the School and ECEC Project.

Sally Voukelatos is a representative of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia and Project Co-Lead for the Food Service Project.

Merryn Netting is a clinical dietitian specialising in allergy and Project Co-Lead for the 250K Youth Project and the School and ECEC project.

Jody Aiken is a representative of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia.

Jill Smith is the Chief Executive Officer for ASCIA.

Sandra Vale is the National Allergy Strategy Manager, and previously the ASCIA Education Project Officer (2010-2016).

Content updated September 2020