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Kellie O'Callaghan - Chair

Kellie O’Callaghan draws on extensive knowledge and experience in health and human services in the development and management of community-based organisations.

Kellie was elected to Latrobe City Council in 2008 and has served as Mayor and Deputy Mayor. She is also a board director of the newly formed Better Care Victoria, a non-Executive Director of Gippsland Primary Health Network, chair of the Building Board Capability Advisory Committee for the Department of Health and a Regional Development Australia, Gippsland committee member.

As a long-term consumer of health services in regional and metropolitan areas, Kellie has a keen interest in consumer participation, governance and population health planning.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Social Science), Graduate Diploma Mental Health Science, Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors.

LRH committees: Board Committee (Chair), Executive Performance Committee (Chair), ex-officio member of Finance Committee, Audit and Risk Committee, Appointments and Scope of Practice Committee, Population Health Committee and Quality Committee.

Ian Gibson - Deputy Chair

Ian Gibson holds qualifications in economics, arts, public policy and management.

He has extensive experience in strategic planning, local government and governance. Ian is a board member of the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority, a sessional member of Planning Panels Victoria and a sessional academic at Federation University.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Public Policy and Management.

LRH committees: Board Committee (Deputy Chair), Appointments and Scope of Practice Committee (Chair), Population Health Committee (Chair), Community Advisory Committee (Deputy Chair), Credentials Committee.

Leah Young

Leah Young has experience in business management and governance.

She has served on the boards of Gippsland Water, Westernport Water and the former Gippsland Medicare Local. She is the business manager at St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School. Leah has also served on several of the boards' audit and risk management committees and has experience in local government, finance, corporate services and capital works development.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Business, Graduate Diploma of Business, Company Directors Course Diploma (FAICD), Governance Institute of Australia Certificate in Governance and Administration GIA (Cert).

LRH committees: Board Committee (Member), Audit and Risk Committee (Chair), Executive Performance Committee (Member).

John Rasa

John Rasa is currently National President of the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) and Chief Executive Officer of Networking Health Victoria (NHV).

John was also Director of the Australian Centre for Leadership Development assisting in the delivery of the Victorian Department of Health's Clinical Leadership Program in Quality and Safety conducted by ACHSM and La Trobe University. He served as the Chair of the Box Hill Institute of TAFE for 9 years and was on the Victorian Department of Health's Bennett Committee in 2001 which reviewed Victorian nursing recruitment and retention strategies. He was previously Chief General Manager - Acute Services at Eastern Health, Box Hill Hospital CEO and Associate Professor and Sub-Dean of Health Services Management at Charles Sturt University in NSW.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Clinical Psychology), Graduate Certificate Industrial Law and Industrial Relations, Master of Health Planning, Australian Institute of Company Directors.

LRH committees: Board Committee (Member), Quality Committee (Chair), Appointments and Scope of Practice Committee (Member), Population Health Committee (Member).

Marcia Coleman

Marcia Coleman has experience in the health sector having held a number of positions and appointments across a wide range of health service boards and committees.

Marcia has also held senior staff appointments with Southern HealthCare Network and Monash Medical Centre. She was a Board Director at Peninsula Health and Chair of the Board of Management Australians Donate, formerly the peak national body for organ and tissue donation.

Marcia was a member of the National Clinical Taskforce on Organ and Tissue Donation, the Commonwealth Aged Care Complaints Resolution Scheme, the Health Services Review Council (Vic), the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council, a Board Member of McCulloch House Aged Care and Queen Victoria Medical Centre and was the Founding President of WavLink.

LRH committees: Board Committee (Member), Finance Committee (Member), Quality Committee (Member)

Mary Aldred

Mary Aldred has previous board experience at mental health and youth organisations.

She is the CEO of the Committee for Gippsland. Mary is a member of the Gippsland Regional Plan Leadership Group, the GRP Health and Community Wellbeing Strategy Group and Victorian Responsible Gambling Ministerial Advisory Council. Having worked in business, industry and government, Mary has held senior positions in business development, corporate and regulatory affairs. She is committed to driving a regional approach to healthcare and improving access for people in remote areas across Gippsland.

Qualifications: Certificate qualification at McMillan TAFE in Warragul. Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Monash University. Master of Agribusiness from the University of Melbourne. Graduate of the Gippsland Community Leadership Program.

LRH committees: Board Committee (Member), Finance Committee (Member), Audit and Risk Committee (Member), Appointments and Scope of Practice Committee (Member).

John Donovan

John Donovan is the Managing Director of AFM Investment Partners, a member of Trustee Australia’s managed funds compliance committee, a responsible manager of an Australian Financial Services Licence and serves on the advisory committee of the Australian Centre for Financial Studies.

John is a director of V/Line and a former director of Gippsland Water and Adminpartners.

Qualifications: Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of Finsia, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Certified Practicing Marketer, Associate Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute, Associate Member of the Australasian Investor Relations Association, Master of Public Relations.

LRH committees: Finance Committee (Chair), Audit and Risk Committee (Member), Quality Committee (Member)



Our Tax Giving appeal is underway!

Help us to purchase a surgical retractor system for our busy operating theatres.

Handheld retractors are currently used to keep an incision open or hold back tissue or organs. A surgical retractor system however is mounted to the operating table, freeing up our team to continue operating on a patient safely and quickly.

You can make a difference to the lives of people in our community. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. Click on the Make A Donation link or contact LRH Fundraising on 5173 8577. Thank you for your support!

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PO Box 424, Traralgon, Victoria,3844
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