Board of Directors

West Gippsland Healthcare Group is governed by an 12-person 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.

There are 12 Board of Director positions with members 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

   

Jane Leslie BBus
Company Director and Business Consultant

Position: Chair
Board member since July 2012

Member of:

  • Clinical Governance Committee
  • Remuneration & Board Performance Committee
     

Peter Kingwill BEng MACS FGCLP FAICD
Company Director

Position: Vice Chair
Board member since November 2002

Member of:

  • Clinical Governance Committee

 

 

 

Duncan Smith DipBus (ACCT) FCPA FTIA AAIM CFP
Accountant/Certified Financial Planner

Position: Treasurer
Board member since November 1998

Member of:

  • Audit & Risk Committee
  • Remuneration & Board Performance Committee
     

John Davine BComm LLB
Solicitor

Position: Board Director
Board member since November 1998

Member of:

  • Clinical Governance Committee
  • Community Advisory Council
  • Credentials Committee
               
 

Joanne Campbell BEd GradDipBus GradCertInstuctionalDesign MEd(Research)
Instructional Design Consultant

Position: Board Director
Board member since July 2009

Member of:

  • Audit & Risk Committee
  • Clinical Governance Committee
  • Human Research Ethics Committee
     

Peter Marx AssocDipSurveying AssocDipCartography
Licensed Land Surveyor

Position: Board Director
Board member since November 1996

Member of:

  • Audit & Risk Committee
               
 

Brian Davey BA DipEd
Management Consultant

Position: Director
Board member since November 2005

Member of:

  • Appointments Committee 
  • Remuneration & Board Performance Committee
     

Christine Holland MCareerDev GradCertCarCounsel TSTC(HomeEco) GAICD MAHRI PCDAA
Executive and Career Coach/Organisational Development

Position: Board Director
Board member since July 2014

Member of:

  • Audit & Risk Committee
  • Clinical Governance Committee
  • Remuneration & Board Performance Committee
  • Community Advisory Council
               
 

John Monagle MB BS. MSc. FANZCA. FCHSM
Anaesthetist. Director Medical Services

Position: Board Director
Board member since August 2015

     

Gaye Britt BAppSci MBA
Strategy and Communication

Position: Board Director
Board member since August 2016

               
 

Sally Stannard BE/BA Dip Eng Prac GAICD
Engineer and Management Consultant

Position: Board Director
Board member since August 2016