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.

Karen Wong is a representative of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia and Project Co-lead for the Australian Digital Health Agency project.

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 February 2021