governance

The Climate and Health Alliance is an Incorporated Association. It has a Committee of Management to guide its work, and an Expert Advisory Committee with senior health and climate researchers and experts to ensure the positions of the Alliance reflect an evidence-based approach. A Strategic Action Plan guides the direction of CAHA's core initiatives and campaigns.

Committee of Management

CAHA’s Committee of Management is comprised of:

  • Amanda Adrian, President (Independent Director)
  • Rebecca Patrick, Vice President (Health Nature Sustainability Research Group)
  • Kim Daire, Treasurer (Independent Director)
  • John Ryan (Victorian Allied Health Professionals Association)
  • Sarah Stewart, Secretary (Independent Director)
  • Ying Zhang (School of Public Health, University of Sydney)
  • Jo Walker (Australian Health Promotion Association)
  • Kathrine Middleton (Australian Medical Students' Association)
  • Ingrid Johnston (Public Health Association of Australia)
  • Lucie Rychetnik (Friends of CAHA)
  • Fiona Armstrong, Executive Director 

Expert Advisory Committee

CAHA’s expert advisory committee includes:

  • Associate Professor Grant Blashki, Nossal Institute for Global Health
  • Professor Colin Butler, Visiting Fellow, Australian National University
  • Professor Tony Capon, Professor of Planetary Health, University of Sydney
  • Dr Susie Burke, Senior Psychologist, Australian Psychological Society
  • Professor Garry Egger, School of Health & Human Sciences, Southern Cross University
  • Professor David Karoly, Leader, Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub
    National Environmental Science Program, CSIRO
  • Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia
  • Dr Peter Tait, Convenor, Ecology and Environment Special Interest Group, Public Health Association
  • Professor John Wiseman, Melbourne Sustainable Societies Institute

CAHA acknowledges the contribution of former Expert Advisory Committee member, Professor Simon Chapman from the University of Sydney.

Statement of Purpose

The Climate and Health Alliance Statement of Purpose (which outlines the Alliance’s Aim and Objectives) can be found here.

Strategic Plan

CAHA has a Strategic Action Plan to assist the Alliance realise its aims and objectives by identifying a set of key strategic actions. The 2017/18 Strategic Action Plan is available here.

CAHA Rules

The CAHA Rules act as the Constitution for the Climate and Health Alliance. A copy of the Rules is available here.