Board of Directors

EACH is a company limited by guarantee.

The Board of Directors is 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 that 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.

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

Amy Bach

Amy is an established senior healthcare leader with over 13 years’ clinical and management experience across the private, public and not-for-profit health sectors in Australia and the UK. A physiotherapist by background, her skills also include strategic planning and implementation expertise in the health sector, clinical governance, employee engagement, allied health service operations, marketing strategy and project management. Amy’s experience and business qualifications are underpinned by an MBA, a Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) and a Diploma of Management.

 

Cathy Jones

Cathy has 25 years’ experience in public and private health services, with clinical qualifications in allied health and an MBA. She represents the private sector on several national committees for the Australian Commission on Safety & Quality in Health Care, lectures internationally in quality and risk management, and hosts the No Harm Done podcast. Her areas of interest are person-centred care, risk management, measurement of performance indicators and public reporting.

 

Luke Guthrie

(Chair, Finance, Audit, Infrastructure and Risk Committee)
Luke has over 20 years of international financial and executive experience across the property development, real estate, investment management, funds management and construction sectors. Luke is currently the Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Jinding Australia, a Melbourne based international property development, real estate and funds management group. Luke is also an Advisory Board member of Hytile which is a manufacturer of equipment for the roofing and solar industries. Luke holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment, Diploma of Financial Services and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance).

 

Tanya Jardine

Tanya has an extensive background in the health sector, principally within service-based health industries, incorporating a wealth of specific experience in senior health management and multi-disciplinary teams.  Having worked within the not-for-profit, public and private sectors throughout her career pathway she has gained comprehensive knowledge around the dynamics, complexities and key drivers of each sector.  Tanya is an experienced board director and holds a GAICD and MBA.

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