Dale commenced in 2013. He is the current Board Chair and a member of the Clinical Governance, Corporate Governance, Community Cultural Governance, and Medical Credentialing committees.
Dale is a local resident, building designer with his own business Denham Design. With over 20 years’ experience in the building industry. Dale provides project expertise in numerous capital building programs at KDHS. Dale has contributed to many local organisations as a committee and board member supporting the local community. Dale was awarded the 2020 Citizen of the year for Shire of Campaspe for his community work.
Chris commenced on the Board in July 2020, Chairs the Corporate Governance Committee, and is a member of the Community and Cultural Governance Committee.
Chris has worked in IT technical and consulting roles for over 20 years and more recently, the out-of-home entertainment industry.
Chris is a Kyabram local, Director of Advance Computing and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).
Merrin commenced on the Board in 2018. Merrin is the current Chair of the Credentialing Committee.
Merrin has extensive clinical experience as a Physiotherapist in public and private practice. Having lived in Kyabram for over 30 years, she has always held a strong interest in KDHS.
Merrin has a keen interest in clinical and corporate governance, consumer engagement and the measurement of clinical outcomes, and utilises these skills as part of her KDHS Board role.
Michelle is a local to Kyabram and joined the Board in July 2020. Michelle is the Chair of the Community & Cultural Governance Committee.
During the last 25 years she has worked in small business and the accounting industry, with the later years opening up her own Public Practice. Michelle has contributed to many local community organisations in executive and general committee member roles, hence is passionate for Kyabram.
Michelle is a Member of the Institute of Practising Accountants and Managing Director of Luca Solutions Kyabram.
Gino commenced on the Board in 2017.
Gino has been a Medical Practitioner since 1982. His true passion is emergency medicine and is an emergency consultant at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Gino enjoys being able to contribute his clinical experience as the Chair of the Clinical Governance Committee.
Fern commenced on the KDHS board in July 2021.
Fern is a Registered Nurse with a postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing. She has been an elected Councillor for Greater Shepparton since 2012 and has graduated from the Company Directors Course.
Fern wants to apply her practical nursing experience when making decisions. She believes access to quality health care is the cornerstone of thriving regions. KDHS has a great reputation and she is excited to be part of it.
Stan, a Chartered Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor was appointed to the Board In July 2021.
Stan has held senior Auditing and Corporate Finance roles across a range of industries in the private and public sector, both overseas and locally. Stan is a member of the Corporate Governance Committee.
Stan has worked as Accountant and Business Services Manager for Euroa Health and previous to that was Business Manager of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority.
Andrew Fletcher is a qualified town planner with over 25 years of experience in project management, urban and regional planning, property, development management and facilitation.
Andrew has extensive experience in understanding legislation, governance and has held a number of senior planning and leadership roles in the public and private sectors, as well as extensive experience in local government.
Andrew is committed to using his experiences in assisting KDHS in achieving its vision and values.
Jackie commenced on the Board in July 2022 and is a member of the Corporate Governance and Clinical Governance Committees.
Jackie is a human resources specialist with business and psychology qualifications. Jackie has worked in state and local government, as well as internationally for private and non-profit organisations, Jackie brings a broad people-focused perspective to her work and has worked in the Victorian Public Health system for the past 8 years.
Jackie is passionate about workforce safety and well-being and believes that a happy, healthy workforce is the foundation of great clinical outcomes and consumer care.
Carol-Anne has worked in a variety of roles within Victoria’s public health services for over 30 years. These roles include Executive Director, Nursing Director, Senior Management, Clinical and Health Board Director Positions. Carol-Anne also has over 20 years nursing experience in clinically facing roles, including Emergency Department, Clinical Educator, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Unit Manager, Access Manager and Forensic Nurse examiner with Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. Carol-Anne is currently Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer at Bendigo Health and holds the Bendigo health executive portfolios of Community, Public Health and Residential Aged Care.