Board

Dr Rohan Krishnan
Dr Rohan Krishnan
Dr Rohan Krishnan (GAICD, B.MedSc, B.Dent(Hons), MScMedicine, FPFA) is the Chair of Filling the Gap. He is passionate about volunteerism and its importance in the provision of health care to vulnerable people. Rohan actively volunteers in the community himself outside of his private dental practice. He holds multiple board positions including the boards of The Australian Dental Council and The Australian Dental Association (NSW) where he is Vice President. He is also an Honorary Clinical Associate Lecturer at The University of Sydney. Rohan is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Dr Kathleen Matthews
Dr Kathleen Matthews
Dr Kathleen Matthews is an experienced general practitioner employed as a senior dentist in Wagga Wagga by NSW Health within the Murrumbidgee Local Health District. Over her career as a general dentist within the local community, she has worked as an employed dentist (Health fund, CSU University, locum private practice and public sector) as well as being a practice owner for sixteen years. She has a graduate certificate in clinical education. She remains an active member of the ADA NSW Southern Division and is a member of several ADA NSW and Federal ADA committees. Kathleen has been on the ADA NSW Board since 2015. ADA NSW CommitteesAdvocacy Committee, ChairProfessional Support CommitteeCorporate Governance CommitteeExecutive Remuneration Committee
Dr Catherine-Anne Walsh
Dr Catherine-Anne Walsh
Dr Dominic Aouad
Dr Dominic Aouad
Dr Dominic Aouad (BDS (Adel.) MBA FPFA FICD) is a general dentist and practice owner with a particular interest in clinical heuristics and decision-making. Dominic has a Masters in Business Administration and is a current Director of Dental Compliance Australia, a dental education company looking at improving dentists understanding of regulation and compliance whilst improving patient outcomes. In addition to his involvement on other ADA Committees, Dominic has served as a Professional Officer for the Dental Council of NSW and has a keen interest in helping practitioners to access education resources that lead to better quality care. ADA NSW Committees:Corporate Governance CommitteeSports and Social Committee
Dr David Digges
Dr David Digges
David graduated from the University of Sydney in 1981 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. He’s practised in Newcastle, the United Kingdom, and Sydney. During his career he has been heavily involved in volunteer dental work both in Australia and overseas in Balgo and East Timor. He is a long-serving member of several dental associations including the ADA, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. David was the founder of the National Dental Foundation (NDF) that provided pro bono dental care to disadvantaged Australians. When NDF went on to become the Australian Dental Health Foundation (ADHF) David and held the role of Deputy Chairman for a number of years. He remains actively involved with ADHF currently as the NSW chairman. Filling the Gap operates ADHF’s Adopt a Patient and Dental Rescue programs within NSW and the ACT.
Dr Alex Holden
Dr Alex Holden
Dr Alex Holden (BDS LLM MDPH MComDent PhD FACLM FFGDP) is a practicing dentist and academic based primarily at the University of Sydney School of Dentistry where he teaches and researches issues surrounding the social aspects of dentistry, especially ethics and dental public health. Alex is passionate about promoting dentistry's professionalism and oral health equity. As a member of the Board, Alex is delighted to be contributing to the strategic direction of the association and the Filling the Gap charity. 
Kate Miranda
Kate Miranda
Kate Miranda is the Head of Public Affairs and Advocacy at Australian Red Cross. She leads the media, government relations and strategic communications teams. Kate is responsible for managing their strategic approach to advocacy and public policy matters, and communicating the work of Red Cross. She has previously worked for ADA NSW as Head of Communications and Public Affairs and in the General Manager role for Filling the Gap. She is a passionate advocate for equity of access to oral health care and raising community awareness of the importance of good oral health. Kate specialises in corporate communications and organisational strategy and has more than 20 years’ experience in not-for-profit management, federal government advisory roles and media relations. Kate began her career as a journalist for the ABC.
Dr Jodie Olivier
Dr Jodie Olivier
Dr Jodie Olivier is a general dentist working in private practice in north-west Sydney. She completed a Bachelor of Dentistry with Honours at the University of Sydney in 2009 and has been practising at her ‘second home’ since 2010. In 2014, she was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. Since first becoming involved with ADA NSW in 2015, she has expanded her professional involvement to become an active member of Federal ADA, RACDS and the Hills Dental Study Group. Jodie is newly elected to the Board.  ADA NSW Committees:Advocacy Committee
Dr Steven Parker
Dr Steven Parker
Posted on January 9th, 2019
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