Committee of Management

The Committee of Management is volunteer based and currently has committee members with experience in policy, education, regulation, clinical dietetics, research and health promotion programs.


Gillian Duffy – Chair

Bachelor of Applied Science, Graduate Diploma of Nutritional Science, Master of Nutrition

Gillian is the Chair of the ACT Committee of Management, and also represents Nutrition Australia ACT Division on the National Board of Directors. Gillian is a Senior Nutritionist at Food Standards Australia New Zealand.


Lauren Salvestro – Secretary

Bachelor of Human Nutrition, Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accredited Practising Dietitian


Kate Paul - Treasurer

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accredited Practising Dietitian


Wendy Gray – Committee Member

Bachelor of Science (Pharmacology and Biochemistry), Graduate Diploma Nutrition and Dietetics, Accredited Practising Dietitian & Accredited Nutritionist


Wendy has worked as a community dietitian for many years, and is currently involved in Social Nutrition Research on ‘Salt and Health’; educating c/- Saltskip Canberra Inc. to continue Dr Trevor Beard’s Legacy. Wendy is an active Member of the Gerontology Association (ACT) and a Nutrition Adviser to The National Council of Women (ACT).


Bradley Tarrant – Committee Member


Nicholas Galloway – Committee Member


Allison Wood – Committee Member


Lyn Brown – Executive Officer

Graduate Diploma of Nutrition and Institutional Management, Accredited Practising Dietitian 

Lyn is the Executive Officer of Nutrition Australia ACT Division. Lyn represents the ACT Division on various committees, including Nutrition Australia Senior Staff.


Leanne Elliston – Public Officer

Bachelor of Science, Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accredited Practising Dietitian

Leanne is the Program Manager of Nutrition Australia ACT Division, and represents the ACT Division on the Nutrition Australia Senior Staff  Committee. Leanne has a special interest in early childhood nutrition and also runs a part-time private practice.


Judy Croston – Committee Member

Bachelor of Home Economics; Vancouver, Canada, Nutritionist and Personal Trainer

Judy is a consultant for Nutrition Australia ACT Division and has a personal training business called Move-it-with Jude.


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