June 30, 2015

Update from the Board of Lung Foundation Australia

The Board of Lung Foundation Australia met on 26 June 2015 to discuss Board succession following the tragic death of Lung Foundation Australia Board Chairman, Dr David Serisier.

The Board paid tribute to David’s contribution and leadership as chairman over the past three years.

The Board’s priority is to ensure a smooth transition during this difficult time. They acknowledged the importance of identifying a new Chairperson from the clinical community.

It was decided to appoint an Acting Chairperson to fill the role in the interim and to oversee the process to appoint the new Chairperson.

Mr Andrew Churchill, the Lung Foundation Treasurer and member of the Board/National Council for close to six years, has been appointed as Acting Chairperson.

The process to elect a clinical Chairperson has commenced in order to make the appointment as a matter of priority.