Linda McCoy | Chair
Linda has held chief executive and executive management positions across the community health and acute sectors in Victoria for the past 30 years including an administrator role in a metropolitan community health centre. Linda has been involved in the development of statewide strategic policy and was a member of the final Victorian Quality Council.
John Rasa | Deputy Chair
John is the Chair of the Mental Health Professionals Network Australia and healthAbility Community Health Service, as well as Unit Chair in the MBA (Healthcare Management) at Deakin University. He was previously National President of the Australasian College of Health Service Management and CEO Box Hill Hospital.
Chelsea was the first female Football Development Manager for AFL Victoria and AFL Gippsland. Having been involved in sports administration for 10 years, Chelsea continues to build the capacity of committees and boards through strategic consultation to ensure good governance.
John is a Director of Ball+Partners Lawyers and is an experienced health and legal professional with degrees in medicine, the law and risk management. John also has extensive experience in multiple aspects of the health care sector.
Dr Bernadette Hickey
Bernadette is a physician and intensivist with 25 years of experience, mostly at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. In addition, she is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicans national examining panel and participates in college post graduate training as a mentor and examiner.
Liesl has qualifications and experience in the delivery of digital services, change management, regulatory frameworks and data governance. Liesl has held senior executive positions including the lead of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission’s Registry business responsible for the public administration of Australia’s national corporate database.
Ian has a strong professional and personal involvement in regional Victoria, particularly in the Gippsland region having represented the seat of Narracan in the State Parliament. Through diverse roles and public service Ian has developed a skillset extending across industrial relations, human resource management and governance
Kathryn brings significant finance, accounting, governance and risk management experience to the board, along with skills in business analysis, strategy, project oversight and contingency planning. She also sits on the board of the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association and the Mallee Track Health and Community Service Board. Kathryn's prior board experience was with a number of joint ventures in Australia and New Zealand.