The Board is responsible for all aspects of good governance including quality, finance, HR and capital developments. They appoint the CEO/Director of nursing who provides a written report on key result areas at each meeting. Cobram Regional Care”s Rules allow for a maximum of eight members to be appointed to the Board for a period of three years resulting in an average of two vacancies each year. One must be a financial member of the Association to be eligible for Board membership. Board membership is voluntary with no remuneration being paid. Members can stand for reappointment as often as they wish.
With over 38 years of experience as a senior Federal public servant, Kate has successfully led major government projects implementing new programs and services.
Kate has been part of the government’s response to many emergencies from the 1983 Ash Wednesday bushfires, cyclones, and floods.
It was Kate’s work assisting families following the 1993 north east Victoria floods that first brought her to the region where she met her now husband Colin Jamieson.
Kate has recently retired and is spending her time volunteering, travelling and spending more time in the garden.
Chris has been involved in the Tourism Industry with the Moira Shire for 20 years, managing four visitor information centres in the Moira Shire.
Chris was a Board member of Cobram Barooga Business and Tourism for a significant number of years and was instrumental in designing and developing large tourism projects within the region.
Chris has been a Board member of Cobram Regional Care for four years and has an excellent understanding of the issues surrounding residential aged care.
Dianne has a Bachelor of Education and Masters in Professional Education and Training. She has been a member of the Cobram and District community for 30 years.
Dianne has an interest in ensuring that there is strong advocacy and equity for individuals as they transition through the various stages of their lives, her current role of Assistant Principal at Cobram Secondary College provides her with skills and knowledge relating to governance, finance and human relations.
Dianne sees the opportunity to volunteer on the Board of Cobram Regional Care as a wonderful chance to support her interests and give back to the local community.
Lindon Mellier is a born and bred local who has always been heavily involved in community clubs such as Apex and Rotary, as well as local football and cricket.
Lindon is married to Philomena and they have had 5 children together, and now have 6 grandchildren.
Lindon held a variety of roles from Dairy farming in Yarroweyah to owning a grazing property in Finley, before settling in Barooga and owning and running a Cobram Garden centre.
Lindon’s mum is a Resident at Cobram Regional Care, which is extremely beneficial in ensuring Consumer’s and their representatives voices are heard.
Brant is an experienced executive leader within local government, public health and community services, and is responsible for the leadership of the human resources, industrial relations, organisational development; and health and safety functions.
Bringing numerous years’ experience in people leadership, primarily within industrial and employee relations, talent management, executive and leadership coaching, occupational health and safety, advising leaders to maximise people potential and leading organisational change program, on both small and large scales.
Brant is a graduate of the AICD Company Directors Course, has a Master of Employment Relations, a Graduate Certificate in Industrial Relations, and a Business qualification. Brant is also a Certified Professional with the Australian Human Resources Institute.