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News Bulletin : ADA News Bulletin December 2010
13 DECEMBER 2010 CARMELO BONANNO FEDERAL TREASURER Carmelo Bonanno graduated BDS from the University of Sydney in 1986, and commenced practice in the ACT and Queanbeyan. In 1992, he obtained a Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Conscious Sedation and Pain Control) from the University of Sydney, and in 2004, commenced a referral based practice in Canberra offering dental treatment under sedation. He was elected a Branch Councillor for ADA NSW in 1994, and served as President of the NSW Branch in 2001 and 2002. He was elected to the Federal Council in 1997 and to the Federal Executive in 2007. He currently sits on Executive, and is a member of the Schedule and Third Party Committee, which he has served on since joining Federal Executive, and chaired between 2004 and 2010. Carmelo represents the ADA on committees for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Australian General Practice Network, Department of Veterans' Affairs and Medicare. Carmelo is a fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He was appointed to the Dental Board of Australia in 2009. He is married to Lynne and has two children, Chelsea (10 years) and Sebastian (8 years). RICK OLIVE EXECUTIVE COUNCILLOR Rick Olive qualified as a dentist in 1975 with BDSc (Hons) from the University of Queensland. He worked as an assistant dentist in private practice in Woodridge, Queensland for two years, then undertook specialist training in orthodontics at the University of Queensland (UQ). After a further couple of years as a lecturer at UQ he entered specialist orthodontic practice in 1981 in association with Dr Don O'Donoghue and Dr Bob James at 141 Queen Street, Brisbane and is now the senior member of that group practice. Dr Olive was elected to ADAQ Branch Council in 1981 and served as Branch President in 1985. He was elected to ADA Federal Council firstly in 1986 for four years and then in 1992. He was also appointed to the Dental Board of Queensland in 1994 and as President/Chairman of that Board from 1996 to 2007. He served as a Director of the Australian Dental Council from 1996 to 2006 and as President of ADC from 2002 to 2004. Dr Olive was also a Councillor of the Australian Society of Orthodontists Inc. from 1989 to 2000, and President of ASO from 1998 to 2000. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the World Federation of Orthodontists from 2005 to 2010 as Chairman of the Sydney IOC Committee which organised the 7th International Orthodontic Congress for the WFO in Sydney in February 2010. For ADA Inc., Dr Olive was a member of the Dental Practice Committee from 1988 to 1998 and Chairman of the Committee 1990 to 1996. More recently he has served, since 2000, on the Special Purpose Committee (SPC) on Policy and Resource Documents, subsequently the Policy Committee, chairing these committees since 2006. He has also served on the Honours and Awards Committee since 2004, as Chairman since 2008, on the SPC on National Registration and Dental Practice Accreditation Schemes since 2006, as Chairman of the SPC on Seal of Approval Review 2009 to 2010 and as Chairman of the SPC on Sedation since 2010. Dr Olive is also an Army reservist with the rank of Colonel and currently is appointed as Director Health Services Reserve Agency-Queensland. He has been a Director of MAP Funds Management since 1995. His wife, Helen is also a dentist and they have four children. HUGO SACHS EXECUTIVE COUNCILLOR Hugo Sachs, the newest member to be elected to the current Federal Executive, is a country GP who has spent his practising life residing and practising at Harden, NSW since 1980 and also at Cootamundra since 1982. Hugo graduated BDS from the University Sydney in 1979. He received a Master of Dental Surgery from the University of Sydney in 1993. He currently holds fellowships with the International College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. In 1999, he was elected a Councillor of the NSW Branch, a position he still holds. He was President in 2003 and 2004. Since 2004, he has also been a Federal Councillor of ADA Inc. He has held various roles on committees for the both the Branch and ADA Inc. In addition to the work he undertakes for the Association, he has been a tutor for the School of Dentistry at Charles Sturt University since 2010. Outside of dentistry, he is a Rotarian joining in 1985 and has held the position of Club President on two occasions. Hugo's other interests include breeding Alpcas, red wine and rugby union (not necessarily in that order). He is married to Amanda and they have three children, Timothy, Jessica and Harry. federal executive
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