Current Board

Chair              Mrs Vanessa Healy 2014 – 2020

Vice-chair    Ms Cindy Schultz-Ferguson 2016 – 2022

Mr Colin Thornton 2014 – 2020

Ms Julie Green 2015 – 2021

Mrs Pam Millwood 2015 – 2021

Mr Stephen Gardner 2016 – 2022

Mr James Downing 2017 – 2020

Mr Dallas Coghill 2017 – 2020

Ms Shan Welham 2018 – 2021

Understanding Board roles in governance

There are many demands and expectations on members of Health Service Boards. Board members are accountable for the success of their agency.
A NOUS group outline of expectations of a Board

Liability of Duty holders

Liability of organisations, officers, employees, and other dutyholders details the Authority’s approach to prosecuting various types of dutyholders (e.g. corporations, partnerships, unincorporated associations and other bodies, officers, employees, etc.).
It is a Supplementary Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and should be read in the context of, and subject to, the VWA General Prosecution Guidelines.
This is a WorkSafe publication.

State Services Authority

The State Services Authority is responsible for providing advice and promoting appropriate governance arrangements for public entities that serve the Victorian community. Information on public sector governance and executive remuneration and conditions is available on this website.

Good Practice Guide on Governance

A priority for the Authority has been the production of reference material for potential, new and existing board members of public sector entities. These guides provide information on governance for Victorian public sector entities”