Board of Directors

West Gippsland Healthcare Group is governed by a Board appointed by the Governor-in-Council upon the recommendation of the Minister for Health, The Hon Jill Hennessy, MP.

The functions of the Board of Directors as determined by the Health Services Act 1988 are:

  • to oversee and manage the Group; and
  • to ensure the services provided by the Group comply with the requirements of the Act and the aims of the Group.

Directors are appointed for a three year term. Governance by the Board of Directors is achieved through:

  • strategic planning - to ensure the visionary direction of the Group is focused and aligned to the Group’s Mission Statement
  • effective management by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - the Board performs an annual performance appraisal and sets realistic goals; the CEO is responsible for managing the Group at an operational level
  • funding of service agreements - the Board endorses plans, strategies and budgets and ensures annual agreements reflect accurate, achievable and desirable outcomes; the Board monitors the performance of the Group through appropriate budgetary processes
  • local policy setting
  • regularly reviewing the Group’s By-Laws and strategic plans


Board Members

 

Christine Holland MCareerDev FAICD
HR and Career Consultant

Position: Board Chair
Board member since July 2014

Member of:
Board Performance & Remuneration Committee

     

Beryl Raufer GCCM BEd GAICD CertProfMediation ExecDipCoaching DisTAS
Senior Executive Human Resources Sector

Position: Deputy Board Chair
Board member since July 2017

Member of:
Quality and Safety Committee
Board Performance & Remuneration Committee

 

 

 

Peter Kingwill BEng FGCLP FAICD
Company Director

Position: Board Director
Board member since November 2002

Member of:
Audit and Finance Committee
Board Performance and Remuneration Committee

     

Jo-Anne Moorfoot BAppSc GradDipBA GAICD CertProjMan
Executive Director (Healthcare Governance)

Position: Board Director
Board member since July 2017

Member of:
Quality and Safety Committee

               
 

Leanne Williams  BBus(Com) GradDipCA
Chief Executive Officer (Municipal Library Services)

Position: Board Director
Board member since July 2018

Member of:
Audit and Finance Committee

     

Susan Lloyd BAppSci, GradDipEd, MOrgLeadership, FAICD
Corporate Leadership Consultant and Teacher

Position: Board Director
Board member since July 2018

Member of:
Quality and Safety Committee

               
 

Sarah Lukies MBA LLB BBUS
Legal Practice (Construction and Logistics sector)

Position: Board Director
Board member since July 2018

Member of:
Audit and Finance Committee