Board of Directors

West Gippsland Healthcare Group is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Governor-in-Council on the recommendation of the Minister for Health and Ambulance Services.

The functions of the Board of Directors in accordance with the Health Services Act 1988 are:

  • to oversee and manage the Group; and
  • to ensure the services provided by the Group comply with the requirements of the Act and the aims of the Group.

Governance by the Board is achieved through:

  • strategic planning
  • effective management by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • funding of service agreements
  • local policy setting
  • regularly reviewing the Group’s By-Laws and strategic plans

The Board Directors are active members of various Board Sub-Committees set up to assist in monitoring the Groups various operations:

  • Audit & Finance 
  • Quality & Safety
  • Board Performance & Remuneration 

The Board establishes Working Groups for appropriate projects on an ‘as needs’ basis.

Board Members

Jo-Anne Moorfoot BAppSc GradDipBA GAICD CertProjMan
Executive Director (Healthcare Governance)

Position: Board Chair

Board member since July 2017

Member of:

Board Performance & Remuneration Sub-Committee

Adam Selent BOptom PGCertOc Ther
Optometrist

Position: Board Director
Board member since July 2019

Member of:

Quality & Safety Sub-Committee

Sarah Lukies MBA LLB BBUS
Senior Legal & Governance Counsel

Position: Deputy Chair/Board Director
Board member since July 2018

Member of:
Board Performance & Remuneration Sub-Committee

Rob Barr  BBus(Acc) Dip AICD, FCPA, GAICD

Position: Board Director
Board member since July 2021

Member of:
Audit and Finance Sub-Committee

Board Performance & Remuneration Sub-Committee

Sara Brentnall
BAppSc(Physio) PGDip (Musc) PGDip (Manip) MScMed (Pain Managt) GAICD

Position:  Board Director

Board member since May 2019

Member of:

Quality & Safety Sub-Committee

Board Performance & Remuneration Sub-Committee

Joshua Chikuse AGIA, ACIS, BEnv,
MAppSc
Environmental Management Sector

Position:  Board Director
Board Director since July 2019

Member of:
Audit & Finance Sub-Committee

Shannon Davies Bsc, MSocSc (Env & Plan) 

Town Planning Executive and small business owner

Position:  Board Director
Board Director since July 2022

Member of:
Audit & Finance Sub-Committee

Justin Brook 

Virtual CFO, advisory and audit

Director and registered company auditor.

Position:  Board Director
Board Director since July 2023

Member of:
Audit & Finance Sub-Committee