The Central Highlands Rural Health Board of Directors is appointed by the Minister for Health, and has well defined responsibilities. The Board is accountable for our service performance. Board members do not participate in the day-to-day management of our health service. Their expertise is utilised to govern and provide oversight.
The Board develops strategies, oversees financial and service performance, responds and adapts to challenges and opportunities, and ensures that our organisation meets regulatory and government policy requirements and standards.
Bronwyn joined the Kyneton District Health Board in 2016 and is a business executive with sound experience in Financial Services and Oil & Energy sectors;
Chair, Phillip Thomson
Phillip joined the Hepburn Health Board in 2014. Experienced business leader, and has been exposed to most aspects of managing service outcomes for large customer
Deputy Chair, Kate Redwood
Kate joined the Hepburn board in 2016. Her career has spanned various passions and causes from disability access to the environment. Prior to her move
Hon Mary Delahunty
Mary joined the Kyneton District Health Board in 2019. Mary is a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a proven senior
Karen joined the Kyneton District Hospital board in July 2018 and is a member of the Consumer and Community Advisory Committee and Clinical Governance committee.
Ken joined the Central Highlands Rural Health Board in July 2020. Ken practised law for 37 years with a major global law firm, stepping down
Louise Johnson has over 20 years of executive and Board level experience across the government and not for profit sectors in the health sector. Prior
Professor Pauline Stanton has a Bachelor of Economics and Social Science from the University of Manchester, a Masters of Employment Studies from the University of
Professor Alexander Heriot
Sandy joined the Kyneton District Health Board in 2019 and is the Clinical Director: Cancer Surgery at Peter Mac. He qualified from Cambridge University and
Professor Jeffrey Zajac
Jeffrey joined the Hepburn Health board in 2017. Jeffrey is Chairman of the Division of Medicine and Director of the Department of Endocrinology at Austin
Sally Kirkright is a passionate and commercial senior executive (C-suite) and Non-Executive Director with experience gained within the banking and finance, sports, mental health and