GUMS | 2020 Team
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2020 Team

Welcome to the GUMS 2020 Team!

Executive Team

President – Wadie Rassam –

Vice Presidents (Gold Coast) – Gayatri Bhagwat and Lachlan Paterson –

Vice President (Sunshine Coast) – Janis Fernandes –

Secretary – Nicole Chen –

Treasurer – Eric Tan –

AMSA Representative – Kiera Stanmore –

Advocacy Officer – Tim McErlane –

Immediate Past President – Rhys Harris –


Representative Team

Junior AMSA Representative – Sam Norris

Vampire Cup Coordinator (GC) – Mark Johnson

Vampire Cup Coordinator (SC) – Cameron Stevenson

International Student Representative – Deepti Rajguru

Indigenous Representatives – Jamie Cash and Lauren Roth (appointed by Hope4Health)

Year 1 Advocacy Representative (GC) – Nick Ooi

Year 1 Advocacy Representative (SC) – Harley Stiebel

Year 2 Advocacy Representative (GC) – Brendan Spinks

Year 2 Advocacy Representative (SC) – Tim McErlane

Year 3 Advocacy Representative – Emily D’Arcy

Year 4 Advocacy Representative – Rhys Harris

Year 3 Rural Representative – Grace Hocking

Year 4 Rural Representative  – Aharani Ganeshamoorthy

GCUH Representative – Emily D’Arcy

Logan Hospital Representative – Melissa Braun

Tweed Hospital Representatives – Maddie Dick and Thaddeus McFarlane

QEII Hospital Representative – Shireen Pandher

SCUH Representative – Marie Nguyen


Management Team

Academic Officer (GC) – Claudia Czuchwicki

Academic Officer (SC) – Hamish Hamilton

Wellbeing Officer (GC) – Angus Stott

Wellbeing Officer (SC) – Emma McLaughlin

Social Officer (GC) – Jasneal Dhaliwal

Social Officer (SC) – Sam McGill

Social Media & Engagement Officer (GC) – Jaden Bollman

Social Media & Engagement Officer (SC) – Sam McGill

Merchandise Officer – Ekin Karaoglu

Publications Officer – Yashaswini Makkoth

Design Officer – Maheen Shahid

Sponsorship Officer – Dan Tran –

Membership Benefits Officer – Terra Sudarmana –

IT Officer – Lachlan Paterson –


Immediate Past Treasurer – Vikash Dhanapathy


Representatives, Convenors and Coordinators

Academic Portfolio

Academic Event Officer – Michelle Borg

Formative Anatomy Coordinators (Gold Coast) – Alex Seeto, Heather McNeil and Shantel Chang

Formative Anatomy Coordinators (Sunshine Coast) – Arjune Murali and Arree Fielding

Formative OSCE Coordinators (Gold Coast) – Calvin Xu and Liam Donovan

Formative OSCE Coordinator (Sunshine Coast) – Esther Chan and Liam Scott

Peer Assisted Clinical Skills Coordinator (Gold Coast) – Bryce Duncan

Peer Assisted Clinical Skills Coordinator (Sunshine Coast) – Arjune Murali

Ward Survival Series Coordinator (Gold Coast) – Kate Murray

Ward Survival Series Coordinator (Sunshine Coast) – Rachel Fitzgibbon

Lecture Review Coordinators (Gold Coast) – Michael Evans and Sasha Seli

Lecture Review Coordinator (Sunshine Coast) – Marie Nguyen

Peer Based Learning Coordinator (Gold Coast) – Herjot Gill

Peer Based Learning Coordinator (Sunshine Coast) – Kate Lockwood


Wellbeing Portfolio

Gender Equity Officer (Gold Coast) – Kenta Arichi

Gender Equity Officer (Sunshine Coast) – Renee Shaw

LGBTQIA+ Officer (Gold Coast) – Oliver McGrath

LGBTQIA+ Officer (Sunshine Coast) – Joshua Gardner

Clinical Years Wellbeing Representative – Jessica Clarke


Social Portfolio

Med Ball Convenor – Dan Tran

Scrub Crawl Convenor – Justin Pannu

Disorientation Camp Convenor – Jaden Bollman

Graduation Committee – Kalo Chan and Marie Nguyen

Med Revue Convenors – Varsh Sivathasan, Melody Tung, Ekin Karaoglu, Khilan Shukla and Jade Dempsey

Photographers/Videographers – Julian Lang-Lemckert


The following roles will be filled throughout 2020

Academic Portfolio
Academic Subcommittee

Publications  Portfolio
Publications Subcommittee

Social Portfolio
Social Subcommittee

Wellbeing Portfolio
Wellbeing Subcommittee