Board of Management

The Board of Management is appointed by the State Government to oversee the management of Boort District Health as a Public Health Service under the Health Services Act 1988.

The Board appoints the Chief Executive Officer to manage the health service. The board meets eleven times each year to receive the clinical governance, safety and quality and financial reports and to monitor the performance of Boort District Health.
The board has other responsibilities including:
  • Overall business performance – ensuring Boort District Health develops and implements strategies and supporting policies to enable it to operate profitably and meet community expectations;
  • Overall compliance performance – ensuring Boort District Health complies with its legal, regulatory and policy obligations for example complying with aged care standards.
 
Our board also operates through committees who assist the board to discharge its responsibilities for:
  • Clinical governance
  • The integrity of our financial reporting;
  • Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, internal audits, policies and expectations of key stakeholders;
  • The effectiveness of our internal controls and risk management framework,
  •  Our objectives, purpose, standards and policies on key issues
  • An effective governance structure and an appropriate corporate culture.
 
For more information please see our statement on corporate governance

Board Members

Marlies Eicher

Marlies Eicher
(Board Chair)

Board Committee Membership:
Finance and Audit Committee, Excellence in Governance

Alister McDougal

Alister McDougal
(Deputy Chair)

Board Committee Membership:
Clinical Governance

Jim Nolan

Jim Nolan
(Immediate Past Chair)

Board Committee Membership:
Finance and Audit Committee

Grant Malone

Grant Malone

Board Committee Membership:
Finance and Audit Committee

Gayle Smith

Gayle Smith

Board Committee Membership:
Clinical Governance

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

Bronwyn Simpson

Bronwyn Simpson