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Our Executive committee 

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Rebecca Rathie



Claudia Sullivan

CHAIR OF Nursing

position vacant



Past President

Jack Kelso-Ribbe



Chair of AH

position vacant

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Our Management Committee

The management committee coordinates and executes the day to day running of the club. Find out more about each of the roles below:


Discipline Representatives

The Discipline Representatives promote the club and its events to their cohort. They advocate for rural health and provide correspondence for their discipline.  They include:

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Speech Pathology

  • Pharmacy

  • Dentistry

  • Paramedic

  • Physiotherapy

  • Nursing (QUT, UQ, USQ and, ACU)

  • Regional Medical Pathway

We are always looking for representatives for new disciplines. If you are interested, please email

Regional Representatives

The Regional Representatives promote the club and rural health. In each region there are social, careers and education, and advocacy representatives. Advocacy representatives advocate for their local rural students and run multidisciplinary high school visits throughout Queensland to promote health careers and healthy lifestyles to rural students. Careers and education representatives coordinate trips to the different regions for students interested in working or having placement there, and promote the rural generalist pathway. Our social representatives organise trips for the local students and those undertaking placements there to explore the region.  

  • Rockhampton

  • Bundaberg

  • Toowoomba

  • Hervey Bay

Special Interest Portfolios

First Nations Officer

Maintains links with the Indigenous community and stakeholders to represent and inform the club of relevant issues and ways of providing support. Particularly, organises NAIDOC Day celebrations and assists with club involvement at Indigenous festivals.

Scholarships, Bursaries & Conferences Officer

Updates committee on new scholarships, information and support and provides information for members. Communicates scholarship and conference opportunities to members through Facebook, Twitter, email and our website.

Event Coordinators

There are a variety of events run throughout the year, organised by members from across all disciplines. For more information on upcoming events, see Latest News.

  • Skills Day Convenors - organise three medicine skills days throughout the year

  • Cherbourg Trip Convenors - responsible for TROHPIQ's annual trip to Cherbourg and the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival

  • Bowties and Beauties Convenors - This position helps TROHPIQ organise our annual our annual Bowties and Beauties Ball.

  • Education Officers - help organise the Women in Rural and Diverse Careers night, and provide support in Brisbane for regional site visits, and other events

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