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Board of Directors

Lorna Gelbert

Board Chair

Kim Flanagan

Board Deputy Chair

Steven Hogan

Board Director

Alan Studley

Board Director

Cindy Neenan

Board Director

James McCarthy

Board Director

Kerry Power

Board Director

Michelle Fleming

Board Director

Maree Fellows

Board Director

Community Engagement Committee

The Community Engagement Committee is an advisory sub-committee of our Board. The Committee aims to improve consumer, carer and community participation in service planning at Alexandra District Health.

The Community Engagement Committee undertakes the following:

  • Provides advice to the Board on community participation and inclusion of consumer, carer, and community views into all levels of health service operations, planning and policies.
  • Advocates to the Board on behalf of the community, consumers and carers
  • Advises the Board on priorities and issues requiring consumer, carer and community participation
  • Provides input into the development of the Strategic Plan, Cultural Diversity Plan, annual Quality Account and consumer publications
  • Considers matters referred by the Board or the CEO
  • Assists the Board and Executive in communication and engagement with the consumers and community
  • Assists with the development of information for consumers and the community.

Members are recruited annually by Alexandra District Health in conjunction with the committee and recommended to the Board for approval.

Virtual meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6pm. If you would like more information or are interested in joining the committee please visit our current vacancies page or contact us at AlexandraCEC@adh.org.au

Executive Team

Debbie Rogers

Chief Executive Officer

Katie Hellema

Director of Clinical Services

Claire Palmer

Director Quality and Risk

Brant Doyle

Director People and Culture

Dr. Colin Feekery

Director Medical Services


Director Corporate Services

Departmental Managers

Manager Acute and Urgent Care – Jeanie Hurrey

Manager Perioperative Services – Fiona Mackey

Manager Primary Health – Chris Wasley (Interim)

Manager Support Services – Melissa Rigg

Facility Manager – Phil Jess

Manager Training and Development – Natasha Bowater

Organisational Structure

Committee Structure

Want to find out more?

Get in touch and our friendly staff will assist you with any queries or questions you may have.