Seymour Health Board

The Board of Seymour Health has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and operational efficiency of the organisation. Board members are community volunteers, formally appointed by the State Minister for Health.  They provide guidance and direction to the (Board appointed) Chief Executive Officer and senior hospital management staff. The Board meets on the fourth Thursday of the month, in addition to attending other nominated sub-committee meetings, community meetings and training, development and business activities.

Chair - Annie Fletcher-Nicholls

Annie has a wealth of experience as a CEO and senior executive in corporate communications and public affairs across a broad range of industry sectors. She is also currently Chair of Goulbourn River Valley Toursim Board, and a director of Docklands Studios Melbourne. 

Annie has been on the Board of Seymour Health since 2012 and is passionate about providing first class health care to the Seymour community.

Deputy Chair - Michael Molony

Michael Molony is Deputy Chair and the Chair of the Financial Governance sub-committee.

A Certified Practising Accountant, Michael has operated his own accounting and financial planning practice in Seymour for more than 30 years.  Michael has participated in (and continues to support) a diverse range of community organisations; his membership of the Seymour Health Board stems from that passion and commitment to our region.

Terry Old
Terry has been a member of the Board since 1993.  Terry runs his own business in environmental health contracting. Terry remains a committed Board Director because he would like the hospital to continue to grow so that it provides the services and quality to the high service level that is expected by the comunity it serves. 
Graeme Dove

A Board member since 2010, Graeme has served on multiple sub-committees during his time with Seymour Health.  Graeme is a local business owner and operator, having managed automotive businesses in the Mitchell Shire for almost 30 years.  Graeme has been a representative on many local and regional committees in past years. Graeme brings governance, financial & HR expertise to the Board.

Graeme believes that quality healthcare should be available to all Victorians, regardless of where they live; regional, rural or metropolitan.

Leanne Meeny

 

Leanne is a member of the Board Quality, Safety & Risk Management sub-committee.

Leanne has lived in the local area for the last 15 years.  Her involvement in working with the local community within the allied health space ensures Leanne is well versed in community needs and issues.  Leanne joined the Board in 2012 and believes she has seen positive change at Seymour Health and looks forward to being an integral part of further change.

Ian Chadwick

Ian originally joined the Board in 1999, serving in various capacities until 2012. Ian re-joined the Board in 2015, is a member of the Financial Governance sub-committee and Chairs the Community Reference Committee.

As a Board Director, Ian aims to improve health services for Seymour and surrounding districts and to keep the community informed of all the services available to them from Seymour Health.

Fred Sartori

A local businessman who has been self-employed in the Seymour community for over 40 years, Fred joined the Board in 2015 following membership on the Community Reference Committee.  Fred is a member of the Board Quality, Safety & Risk Management sub-committee.

With a strong interest in consumer engagement, consumer participation and aged care services, Fred is passionate about supporting the local community.

Meena Vannitamby

With significant experience in legal, governance and risk management, Meena has actively participated on other Boards and committees and is passionate about volunteering and supporting local communities, as well as supporting the provision of health services to the local Seymour community.  Specifically, serving on the Board of Seymour Health is consistent with Meena's principles and values and is both professionally and personally fulfilling.

Sharon Walsh

Working for Austin Health as the Divisional Manager ICU, Respiratory and Endocrinology, Sharon holds a Masters in Health Services Management and brings her strong project management and accreditation experience to the SH Board. Sharon has a keen interest in supporting our local community.