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Board of Directors

The IAMRA Board of Directors leads the development and implementation of the organization’s strategic and business plans and establishes other committees and working groups, as needed, to accomplish specific purposes and goals. 

Learn more about the Board's Governance.

The Board of Directors is composed of three officers (Chair, Chair-elect, and Secretary), the Immediate Past Chair and eight Directors:


Dr. Heidi Oetter

(Term expires 2024)

Registrar and CEO
College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (Canada)

Joan Simeon
(Term expires 2024, then serves as Chair until 2026)

Chief Executive Officer
Medical Council of New Zealand

Dr. Tebogo Kgosietsile Solomon Letlape

(Term expires 2024)

Past President  
Health Professions Council of South Africa

Dr. Humayun Chaudhry


President and CEO

The Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States


Dr. Divine Banyubala


(Term expires 2025)


Medical and Dental Council Ghana

Dr. Jeancarlo Cavalcante

(Completing term of Mauro Ribeiro - Term expires 2025)

1st Vice President
Brazilian Federal Council of Medicine

Martin Fletcher
(Term expires 2027)

Chief Executive Officer
Australian Health Practitioner
Regulation Agency

Prof. Dr. Taruna Ikrar


(Term expires 2025)


Indonesia Medical Council

Nicole Krishnaswami
(Term expires 2027)

Executive Director
Oregon Medical Board (US)

Prof. Gilberto Leung
(Term expires 2027)

Hong Kong Academy of Medicine

Paul Reynolds

(Term expires 2025)

Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement
General Medical Council (UK)

Daniel Yumbya
(Term expires 2027)

Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear

County Executive Committee Member [Minister of Health of Machakos County, Kenya]

Former Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council

IAMRA Management Committee

December 9, 2020 Meeting via Zoom

Top row, left to right:  Lauren Stewart (Staff Officer), Roxanne Huff (Operations Officer), Joan Simeon and Dr. Kgosietsile Letlape

Middle row, left to right:  Daniel Yumbya, Dr. Alison Reid (Executive Director), Dr. Humayun Chaudhry and Martin Fletcher

Bottom row, left to right:  Prof. CS Lau, Dr. Heidi Oetter and Nicole Krishnaswami.

From Left Front:  Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, past Chair (2016-2018), Dr. Kgosietsile Letlape, Chair; Dr. Heidi Oetter, Chair-elect;

From Left Back:  Philip Pigou, past Chair (2012-2014); Fleur-Ange Lefebvre, past Chair (2010-2012)

Past Chairs of IAMRA:

  • 2016-2018   Dr. Humayun Chaudhry (Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States)
  • 2014-2016   Mr. Niall Dickson (General Medical Council - United Kingdom)  
  • 2012-2014   Mr. Philip Pigou (Medical Council of New Zealand)
  • 2010-2012   Ms. Fleur-Ange Lefebvre (Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada)
  • 2007-2010   Dr. John Hillery (Medical Council of Ireland)
  • 2006-2007   Mr. Dale Austin (Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States)
  • 2004-2006   Prof. Thanyani Mariba (Health Professions Council of South Africa)
  • 2002-2004   Dr. Lloyd Toft (Australian Medical Council)
  • 2002-2002   Dr. Andre Jacques (Federation of Medical Licensing Authorities of Canada - now FMRAC)
  • 1998-2002   Dr. Gary Johnson (Federation of Medical Licensing Authorities of Canada - now FMRAC)
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Euless, Texas 76039

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