About Us

The Minister of Health appoints the Board members and nominations are called from a variety of sources from both within and outside the podiatry profession. When nominations are received the Minister appoints the successful member for a term of generally three years. Appointees are able to be re-appointed with legislation allowing up to nine years on the Board. The Board consists of 8 members, 6 registered podiatrists and 2 lay members (appointment pending).

The current board members are :

Registered Podiatrists:                                                 

  • Belinda Ihaka (Chair)
  • Erin Beeler (Deputy Chair)
  • Christopher Rewi-Wetini
  • Elson Ng
  • Natalie Tanner
  • Heidi Barton

Lay Members:

  • Kellie McGrath
  • Alex Delany

Board Meetings for 2023

9 February
18 – 19 May
24 August
23 – 24 November