The Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 defines the role of Central West Health’s board, which is to control the health service. The health board functions under the authority of the Act and the requirements of the Hospital and Health Boards Regulation 2012.
The health board consists of seven members appointed by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Minister for Health. Board members are persons the Minister considers to have the skills, knowledge and experience required for a service to perform its functions effectively and efficiently.
Liz is currently Chair of the Board’s Safety and Quality Committee and draws on her experience including as a practising and senior level social worker in child and family welfare; hospital and outreach mental health, emergency and rehabilitation services to inform this role.
Leisa has in excess of ten years of experience in working in the area of Indigenous Health through her time with Nhulumdu Wooribah Indigenous Health Organisation and, previously, Goolburri Health Advancement Company Ltd. Leisa draws on this experience to actively inform her role as Board Director with the Central West Hospital and Health Service and tirelessly works to improve the health outcomes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous members of the Central West community.
Leisa has a Certificate IV in Mental Health (Non-Clinical) and a Certificate IV in Business.