Major shake-up for Guild in NSW
The fiercely contested election at the Pharmacy Guild’s NSW branch has resulted in a committee shake-up and a record number of women members.
Branch president Rick Samimi (pictured) was re-elected, but senior vice-president Phil Dibben and committee member George Mendria were ousted.
Women pharmacists now make up 40% of the committee — a massive turn around from a year ago.
Four women took up casual vacancies on the 15-member committee a few months before the election. Their ranks have now been bolstered by two new members, Sally Sheehan and Karen