Research Management Committee (RMC)
The RMC is chaired by the CRC for Mental Health’s Chief Scientific Officer (Professor Ashley Bush) and is responsible for:
- Developing scientific directions
- Monitoring progress
- Identifying roadblocks
- Conducting annual reviews
- Making scientific recommendations to the Board.
The RMC oversees the day to day running of the Research Programs, including ensuring that projects within the CRC Research Programs have appropriate resources allocated to them and are progressing satisfactorily. The RMC is responsible for making recommendations (through the CSO) to the Board about any necessary variations to the Research Program.
Audit and Risk Committee
The Board has resolved that the audit and risk assessment function for the company will be undertaken by the Audit and Risk Committee from Neurosciences Australia Ltd. The Committee is chaired by Mr Graeme Prior (Hall and Prior Aged Care).
An Education Committee has been established to help facilitate the translation of research findings into the clinic and health care facilities. The Committee is chaired by Dr Ian Cooke (CEO, CRC for Mental Health). One of the key features of the Education Committee is the inclusion of Mercy Health’s Chair of Aged Care Professor Fran McInerney Chair of Aged Care.