About

    Board Members

    The Mildura Base Public Hospital Board of Directors oversees the management of MBPH as a public health service under the Health Services Act 1988. Our 10-member board is accountable to the Minister of Health for the organisation’s conduct, performance and culture. The Board is committed to the highest standards of professionalism, probity, diligence and excellence.

    The Board meets monthly to discuss overall governance and strategic direction of the health service, oversee financial and service performance, respond to the needs of the local area (i.e. addressing changes in population demographics), and meet the regulatory and government policy requirements and standards for health services.

    Sharon is a proud Wangkumarra woman and community leader. She is an AHPRA Registered Aboriginal Health Practitioner and health professional with over 26 years’ experience working in Aboriginal Primary Health Care and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations, workforce policy and strategy, public health policy, child protection, project management and research/evaluation. Sharon has a demonstrated ability to operate effectively within the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, leading organisations to achieve sustainable growth and is experienced in senior leadership of key organizational activities with a breadth of expertise in strategy and implementation, service delivery, community engagement, Aboriginal health best practice, corporate governance, financial and risk management, change and organizational development.

    Ross has been a Company Director since 1992 with board experience as a Director on the Boards of industry associations, subsidiaries, joint venture companies and the public sector. He has served on Boards, as Chair, Executive Director, Non-Executive Director. Senior executive experience reporting to Boards as a Managing Director and CEO. Ross’s senior executive career extends over 30 years in industrial markets, growing manufacturing businesses of construction and building products supplying multiple large and complex infrastructure sectors. He has a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and MBA from the University of Technology, Sydney. He completed the AICD Company Directors course in 2004 and was awarded in 2005 Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD).

    Mary is a former senior executive with over 25-years' senior management experience across a range of Victorian health and community services, including roles within government, hospitals and the not-for-profit sector. Mary brings a commitment to good governance informed by her strategic management and business improvement experience. She currently serves as a Director on the Boards of Mallee Track Health & Community Service, Mallee Accommodation and Support Program Inc., Enliven Vic, and is a member of the Mildura Rural City Council Audit and Risk Committee.

    A former public healthcare senior executive, Neth brings over 30 years of experience working across the Victorian health sector, including sub-acute and aged care, mental health, ambulatory and drug and alcohol services. Neth brings a strong focus on clinical and corporate governance with her clinical background in Allied Health. She currently serves as a Director on the Board of Sunraysia Institute of TAFE, and chairs the Mallee Track Health and Community Service Finance and Audit Committee.

    Paul is a legally trained senior executive with diverse leadership experience across international banking and finance and numerous Indigenous organisations - including his current role as Chief Executive Officer of the Murray Valley Aboriginal Cooperative. Paul brings extensive experience in Indigenous health as well as corporate governance, compliance and business transformation. Paul currently serves as a board member on both MADEC and Amnesty International Australia.

    A Paramedic Officer based in Robinvale with Ambulance Victoria, Quentin brings a wealth of local and interstate clinical and governance experience to the Board.  Quentin is currently the Vice Chair of the Robinvale District Health Service Board, serves as Chair of the Robinvale Network House Board and is the Vice Chair of the Robinvale Euston Suicide Prevention Network.

    A qualified accountant (FCPA) with over 28-years’ experience in the education sector, including over 25 years as Chief Financial Officer and Director Operations at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE, Frank brings insights from his experience across finance, operations and governance. He currently serves as a Director on the Board of Sunraysia Community Health Services, Chair of the Mildura Rural City Council Audit Committee and is a member of the Finance Risk and Audit Committee of Chaffey Aged Care.

    A former public hospital chief executive with broad experience in public health management, Glenis has held leadership roles within a number of public health services, as well as senior roles in the Department of Health and Human Services. In addition to her extensive governance expertise, Glenis also brings a focus on quality and clinical governance and a background in nursing and midwifery. She currently serves as a Director on the Boards of the Victorian Healthcare Association, Sunraysia Community Health Services, and Wentworth District Community Medical Centre Inc.

    A senior manager with diverse experience across several highly-regulated sectors including health and oil and gas. Kashif currently works at Melbourne Health within Strategy, Planning and Risk, and brings specialist skills for application of systems thinking in areas of strategy, risk management, audit and change management.

    A senior business strategist with over 20-years'  experience across health, government, social services and education sectors in Australia and internationally. Maria was previously Group Manager of Strategy at Epworth HealthCare, Victoria’s largest not-for-profit private hospital group, and has held roles with Alfred Health and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. She brings insights across public and private health, with specialist strategy and operational expertise driven through a consumer lens.