Our Board

Our Board

Susan Evans

Chairperson

Dr Susan Evans is a Gynaecologist, Laparoscopic Surgeon and Specialist Pain Medicine Physician in Adelaide, with particular interest in the management of pelvic pain. She is the author of the book 'Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain' and co-author of the policy document 'The $6Billion Woman and the $600 Million Girl: The Pelvic Pain Report'. She has a long held interest in improving the Quality of Life for women and girls with pelvic pain.

Kathy Allen

Treasurer

Kathy Allen is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience consulting to a wide range of businesses and medical practices. Kathy is a director of Dewings, and specialises in helping businesses improve their management systems, grow their businesses and creatively (and legally) minimise their tax. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and was the inaugural winner of the CA President’s Award, and is also a Chartered Tax Advisor with the Tax Institute of Australia and a member of Family Business Australia.

Donna Benge

Secretary

Donna is a Partner at Piper Alderman’s Private Client Services practice, specialising in trusts, succession planning and deceased estates. She is a full member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP), the leading worldwide professional body in the field of trusts, governance, estates and related issues. She is also a committee member of STEP South Australia. Donna advises the Board on issues of governance and policy.

Meike Wise

IT and Social Media

Meike has a long history of pelvic pain symptoms and has previously been diagnosed with endometriosis. She is dedicated to helping girls and women that are experiencing chronic pelvic pain, self-manage their condition. Outside her daily job as a Service Delivery Manager for a city based IT company, Meike also co-founded the Endometriosis Network Group SA on Facebook and runs an endometriosis lifestyle blog that focuses on what women can do to self-manage their condition to make the best out of their daily life.

Kirsty Mead

Marketing and Events

Libby Parker

Education

Vanessa Platt

Consumer liaison

Irina Hollington

Research