We have a number of committees to help with effective governance of the organisation and its operations. 

Accreditation Committee

Our Accreditation Committee is an operational committee that draws upon the relevant expertise across the pharmacy profession, academia and the community to undertake accreditation decision making on behalf of the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC).

The Committee operates under a by-law approved by the Council. 


Committee Members


Professor Nick Shaw (Chair)

BSc (Hons), PhD, CSci, CChem, FRSC, FRPharmS




Professor Rhonda Clifford

BPharm (Dist), PostGrad Dip (Dist), PhD 


Mrs Karalyn Huxhagen



Dr Pam Montgomery

PhD, BA (Hons) Psychology


Mrs Adele Print

BSc, BPharm, MClinPharm, AdvPracPharm, RegPharmNZ


Dr Erica Sainsbury

BPharm (Hons), MSc, GradDipEdStudies (Higher Ed), PhD, MPS, MACE, FHERDSA


Ms Fiona Tito Wheatland

BA (Hons), LLB


Finance, Audit and Risk Monitoring Committee (FARM)

The Finance, Audit and Risk Monitoring (FARM) Committee is a committee of the Australian Pharmacy Council.

It monitors the APC's financial and compliance risks.  The FARM Committee comprises two Councillors appointed by Council, an independent member appointed by Council and potentially a fourth person appointed from time to time by Council.

The Committee operates under a by-law, approved by the Council.

Committee Members


Ms Gayle Ginnane

Councillor and Chair

Mr Ros Jackson

Independent member

Professor Iqbal Ramzan