Members of the BPNA Council form the College Specialist Advisory Committee* (CSAC) in Neurology to the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health. The CSAC is responsible to the College for monitoring training within the sub-specialty and advising the College on related issues. 
Current CSAC members are: 
Chair:  Jean-Pierre Lin
National Training Advisor 1: Anne-Marie Childs
National Training Advisor 2: TBA
Quality Advisor: Cheryl Hemingway
Assessment Advisor/START: Mary O'Regan
Trainee Representative: Mary Chesshyre
Co-opted member: TBA
BPNA Trustees (Executive) Name Term Expires
President Prof Finbar O'Callaghan January 2020
Past President (& Chair, Neurology CSAC) Dr Jean-Pierre Lin January 2019
Secretary Dr Martin Smith January 2019
Professional Support Officer Dr Frances Gibbon January 2019
National Training Advisor Dr Anne-Marie Childs January 2021
Treasurer Dr Sandeep Jayawant April 2020
Chair, Education Quality & Standards Prof Martin Kirkpatrick January 2019
Chair, Distance Learnng Dr Louise Hartley January 2020
Chair, Research Prof Helen Cross January 2019
Executive Director Ms Philippa Rodie Ex officio

DEANERY ADVISERS (3-year term):

East Anglia Dr Manali Chitre December 2019
Mersey Dr Ram Kumar December 2018
London (North) Dr Cheryl Hemingway (2nd term) December 2018
London (South) Dr Ming Lim December 2018
North East Dr Anna Basu December 2020
Northern Ireland Dr Sandya Tirupathi December 2019
North West Dr Gary McCullagh December 2019
Oxford Dr Saleel Chandratre (2nd term) December 2018
Scotland TBA December 2020
South West Dr Sam Amin December 2020
Trent Dr Manish Prasad December 2019
Wales Dr Cathy White December 2019
Wessex Neil Thomas December 2020
West Midlands Dr Ratna Kumar December 2020
Yorkshire Dr Helen McCullagh December 2019


Chair, British Paediatric Epilepsy Group Dr Ailsa McLellan Co-opted
Clinical Effectiveness Co-ordinator Dr Gayatri Vadlamani Co-opted
Lead, British Paediatric Neurology Surveillance Unit Dr Richard Chin Co-opted
Editor, Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology Dr Bernard Dan Co-opted
British Myology Society Representative Dr Tracey Willis Co-opted
British Paediatric Neurosurgical Group Rep Mr Dominic Thompson Co-opted
Chair, Disability CSAC Dr Charlie Fairhurst Co-opted
CRG Dr Anita Devlin Co-opted
Neuropsychiatry Representative Dr Ashley Liew Co-opted
PET Course Development Manager Dr Colin Dunkley Co-opted
BPNA 2019 Organiser Dr Ram Kumar January 2019
Trainee Representative, Paediatric Neurology Dr Mary Chesshyre TBA
Trainee Representative, Neurodisability TBA Co-opted