Board of Directors

EACH is a company limited by guarantee. The Board of Directors are responsible for the good governance of the organisation in the interests of members, those who access services and our funding bodies.

The Directors are responsible for ensuring EACH:

  • Realises its purpose and objectives as set out in its Constitution;
  • Fulfils its obligations and its potential;
  • Acts in the best interests of the communities it serves;
  • Operates in a manner which maintains and promotes the values and principles on which EACH is based; and
  • Complies with the Governance Standards set by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

There are a maximum of 12 Directors each appointed by the Members, or the Board, for a term of not more 3 years in accordance with the Constitution. Directors perform their duties on a voluntary basis and receive no remuneration for their services.

Judith Woodland

(Chair, EACH and EACH Housing Limited)
Judith had an extensive clinical background as a Speech Therapist prior to her management career in public service, followed by her move to her own consulting practice. This had given her experience in state-wide policy program development, management of multidisciplinary teams and direct
service provision in government departments, non-government agencies and hospital settings. Her work as a consultant evolved from a particular interest in the many facets of evaluation and planning. She worked alongside organisations to help them use evaluation to improve their processes and outcomes, operating in a range of sectors including health, welfare, community services and education.

Dr Andrew Gosbell

(Deputy Chair, EACH and Chair, Services, Quality, and Risk Committee)
Dr Gosbell is the CEO at General Practice Registrars Australia and has over 25 years’ experience in health and related sectors, with skills in patient care, research, policy and advocacy, and education and training, in a range of roles including project management and senior management. He is enthusiastic to be part of EACH as the organisation is making a positive impact in his community and communities across Australia.

David Agnew

(Company Secretary)
With more than 25 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer and as a senior manager working at Westpac, Myer and AXA/National Mutual, David’s career took a completely different direction when he joined the not-for-profit sector in 2001. He spent 4 years as the Director, Corporate and Major Gifts Fundraising at The Salvation Army, 2001 – 2004. In 2005 he was appointed as the CEO of Very Special Kids (an organisation providing counselling and support services including respite and end of life care for children with life threatening illnesses). A position he held for 8 years until his retirement in 2013. David joined the Board of EACH in 2004 as a nominee of the Minister for Health.

Les Smart

(Chair, Finance, Audit, Infrastructure and Risk Committee)
Les has more than 50 years of business experience involving professional accounting, tax, audit and management with former directorates and/or senior management roles in companies involving insurance, agricultural pursuits including indigenous projects, private equity management, educational materials, publishing, construction, property development and building material infrastructure in Australia and overseas.

Peter Hill

Peter is a specialist consultant in IT Strategy and Project Management. Prior to joining EACH Board in January 2014, Peter was a Director of Knox Community Health Service Ltd.

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