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Hospital and Health Service CEOs and Board members

Each Hospital and Health Service (HHS) is governed by a Board. Key contacts for the HHSs are listed below.

Cairns and Hinterland

Health Service Chief Executive

Ms Clare Douglas

Read more about the Cairns and Hinterland Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Jannine Giddins, Senior Executive Support Officer

Phone: +61 7 4226 3205
Fax: +61 7 4226 3245
Email: CE_Office_CHHHS@health.qld.gov.au

Health Service Board

Read more about Cairns and Hinterland Board Members.

Contact the board:

Jodie-Lee Johnson, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 4226 3204
Email:  Jodie-Lee.johnson@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 902 Cairns QLD 4870 Australia

Central Queensland

Health Service Chief Executive (Acting)

Ms Jo Whitehead

Read more about the Central Queensland Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Larin Bligh, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 4920 6282
Fax: +61 7 4920 6335
Email: MD13-CentralQLD-HSD@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 871 Rockhampton QLD 4700 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Paul Bell AM (Chair)
  • Mr Graeme Kanofski (Deputy Chair)
  • Dr Poya Sobhanian
  • Professor Leone Hinton
  • Mr Francis Houlihan
  • Ms Karen Smith
  • Ms Elizabeth Baker
  • Ms Bronwyn Christensen
  • Dr Anna Vanderstaay
  • Ms Lisa Caffery

Read more about Central Queensland Board Members.

Contact the board:

Kristy Richardson, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 4920 5759
Email: CQHHS_Board@health.qld.gov.au
(For chair correspondence mark as for chair)
Address: PO Box 871 Rockhampton QLD 4700

Central West

Health Service Chief Executive

Mr Michel Lok

Contact the executive team:

Kylie Dalzell, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 4652 8000
Fax: +61 7 4652 8099
Email: MD14-CentralWest-HSD@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 510 Longreach QLD 4730 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Ms Jane Williams (Chair)
  • Mr David Arnold (Deputy Chair)
  • Mr William Ringrose
  • Mr Peter Skewes
  • Dr Nikola Stepanov
  • Ms Elizabeth Fraser
  • Dr Clare Walker
  • Ms Leisa Fraser

Read more about Central West Board Members.

Contact the board:

Kim Martin, A/Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 4652 8031
Email:  MD14-CentralWest-HSD@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 510 Longreach QLD 4730 Australia

Children's Health Queensland

Health Service Chief Executive

Ms Fionnagh Dougan

Read more about the Children's Health Queensland Executive Team.  

Contact the executive team:

Louise Johnson, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 3068 5581
Fax: +61 7 3068 4579
Email: CHQ_HHS@health.qld.gov.au 
Address: PO Box 3474 South Brisbane QLD 4101 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mrs Rachel Hunter (Chair)
  • Ms Jane Yacopetti (Deputy Chair)
  • Mr Paul Cooper
  • Dr Leanne Johnston
  • Dr David Wood
  • Mr David Gow
  • Ms Georgina Somerset
  • Mr Ross Willims
  • Mrs Cheryl Herbert
  • Ms Leilani Pearce

Read more about Children's Health Queensland Board Members.

Contact the board:

Emma Cuell, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 3068 5577
Fax: +61 7 3068 4579
Email: CHQ_Board@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 3474 South Brisbane QLD 4101 Australia

Darling Downs

Health Service Chief Executive

Dr Peter Gillies

Read more about the Darling Downs Executive Team

Contact the executive team:

Kathryn Clifford, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 4699 8412
Fax: +61 7 4699 8400
Email: DDHHS@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 405 Toowoomba QLD 4350 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Michael Horan AM (Chair)
  • Dr Dennis Campbell (Deputy Chair)
  • Ms Megan O'Shannessy
  • Ms Cheryl Dalton
  • Dr Ross Hetherington
  • Mrs Marie Pietsch
  • Ms Patricia Leddington-Hill
  • Dr Ruth Terwijn 

Read more about Darling Downs Board Members

Contact the board:

Rhiannon Boden, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 4699 8402
Fax: +61 7 4699 8400
Email: DDHHS_Board@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 405 Toowoomba QLD 4350 Australia

Gold Coast

Health Service Chief Executive

Mr Ron Calvert

Read more about the Gold Coast Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Rebecca Howard, Senior Executive Coordinator
Phone: +61 7 5687 0103
Fax: +61 7 5687 7880
Email: MD06-GoldCoast-HSD@health.qld.gov.au
Address: C/- Gold Coast University Hospital, 1 Hospital Boulevard, Southport QLD 4215 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Ian Langdon (Chair)
  • Ms Teresa Dyson (Deputy Chair)
  • Mr Robert Buker
  • Professor Helen Chenery
  • Professor Allan Cripps
  • Dr Cherrell Hirst AO
  • Ms Colette McCool
  • Professor Judy Searle
  • Dr Andrew Weissenberger

Read more about Gold Coast Board Members.

Contact the board:

Alicia Eaton, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 5687 0514
Email: Alicia.Eaton@health.qld.gov.au
Address: C/- Gold Coast University Hospital, 1 Hospital Boulevard, Southport QLD 4215 Australia

Mackay

Health Service Chief Executive

Ms Helen Chalmers

Read more about the Mackay Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Dawn Mansfield, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 4885 6202
Fax: +61 7 4885 6769
Email: MD23-Mackay-HSD@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 5580 Mackay Mail Centre QLD 4741 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Timothy Mulherin (Chair)
  • Mr Darryl Camilleri (Deputy Chair)
  • Mr David Aprile
  • Ms Suzanne Brown
  • Professor Richard Murray
  • Dr Judith (Helen) Archibald
  • Mr John Nugent
  • Ms Karla Steen
  • Ms Leeanne Heaton

Read more about Mackay Board Members

Contact the board:

Sarah Nolan, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 4885 6775
Email: Mackay_board@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 5580 Mackay Mail Centre QLD 4741 Australia

Metro North

Health Service Chief Executive

Mr Ken Whelan

Read more about the Metro North Executive Team

Contact the executive team:

Melanie Dubbelde, Director - Office of the Chief Executive
Phone: +61 7 3647 9501
Fax: +61 7 3647 9709
Email: MD16-MetroNorthHSD@health.qld.gov.au
Address: Level 14, Block 7, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston QLD 4029 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Emeritus Professor Robert Stable AM (Chair)
  • Dr Kim Forrester (Deputy Chair)
  • Mr Michael Gilmour
  • Dr Margaret Steinberg AM
  • Assoc Prof Clifford Pollard AM
  • Professor Helen Edwards OAM
  • Ms Veronica Barry
  • Professor Mary-Louise Fleming
  • Mr Geoff Hardy

Read more about Metro North Board Members.

Contact the board:

Jane Albatal, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 3647 9701

Brittaney Slader, Executive Assistant
Phone: +61 7 3647 9702

Email: Metro_North_Board@health.qld.gov.au
Address: Level 14, Block 7, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston QLD 4029 Australia

Metro South

Health Service Chief Executive

Dr Richard Ashby

Read more about the Metro South Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Annette Crawford, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 3156 4949
Fax: +61 7 3156 4999
Email: MD05-MetroSouthHSD@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 4043, Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Terry White AO (Chair)
  • Mr Peter Dowling (Deputy Chair)
  • Dr John Kastrissios
  • Professor Johannes Prins
  • Dr Marion Tower
  • Ms Lorraine Martin AO
  • Ms Margo MacGillivray
  • Ms Donisha Duff
  • Adjunct Professor Janine Walker

Read more about Metro South Board Members.

Contact the board:

Kay Toshach, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 3156 4902
Email: msboard@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 4043 , Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113 Australia

North West

Health Service Interim Chief Executive

Ms Lisa Davies Jones

Read more about the North West Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Tammy Parry, Manager, Office of the Chief Executive
Phone: +61 7 4764 0210
Fax: +61 7 4764 0217
Email: MD22-MtIsa-HSD@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 27 Mt Isa QLD 4825 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Paul Woodhouse (Chair)
  • Mrs Annie Clarke (Deputy Chair)
  • Dr Don Bowley
  • Ms Rowena McNally
  • Mr Richard Stevens OAM
  • Dr Christopher Appleby
  • Mrs Karen Arbouin
  • Dr Kathryn Panaretto
  • Mr Dallas Leon

Read more about North West Board Members

Contact the board:

Tammy Parry, Manager, Office of the Chief Executive
Phone: +61 7 4764 0210
Fax:+61 7 4764 0217
Email: NWHHSChair@health.qld.gov.au (chair)
NWHHS_Secretariat@health.qld.gov.au (secretariat)
Address: PO Box 27 Mt Isa QLD 4825 Australia

South West

Health Service Chief Executive

Ms Glynis Schultz

Read more about the South West Executive Team

Contact the executive team:

Lisa Beckey, Executive Support Officer to Chief Executive

Phone: +61 7 4505 1568
Fax: +61 7 4505 1550
Email: MD07-SouthWest-HHS@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 1006 Roma QLD 4455 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr (Eric) Lindsay Godfrey (Chair)
  • Mr Richard Moore (Deputy Chair)
  • Ms Heather Hall
  • Mrs Claire Alexander
  • Mrs Karen Prentis
  • Mr James Hetherington
  • Dr John Scott
  • Ms Fiona Gaske

Read more about South West Board Members.

Contact the board:

Donna Burke, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 4505 1544
Email: SWHHS_Board@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 1006 Roma QLD 4455 Australia

Sunshine Coast

Health Service Chief Executive

Mr Kevin Hegarty

Read more about the Sunshine Coast Executive Team.  

Contact the executive team:

Rhiane Watson, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 5470 6607
Fax: +61 7 5470 6092
Email: SCHHS_Chief_Executive@health.qld.gov.au
Address: Nambour General Hospital Block 5 Executive, PO Box 547 Nambour QLD 4560 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Dr Lorraine Ferguson AM (Chair)
  • Mr Peter Sullivan (Deputy Chair)
  • Mr Cosmo Schuh
  • Professor Karen Woolley
  • Dr Mason Stevenson
  • Associate Professor Edward Weaver
  • Mr Brian Anker
  • Dr Julie-Anne Tarr

Read more about Sunshine Coast Board Members

Contact the board:

Patricia Taylor, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 5470 6972
Email: SC-Board-Operations@health.qld.gov.au

Torres and Cape

Health Service Chief Executive

Mr Michel Lok

Contact the executive team:

Charmaine Wade, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 4226 5970
Fax: +61 7 4226 5678
Email: TCHHS-Chief-Executive@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 5607 Cairns QLD 4870 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Robert McCarthy (Chair)
  • Associate Professor Dr Ruth Stewart (Deputy Chair)
  • Mrs Tracey Jia
  • Mr Gregory Edwards
  • Mr Horace Baira
  • Mr Fraser (Ted) Nai
  • Mr Brian Woods
  • Ms Karen (Kaz) Price
  • Dr Scott Davis

Contact the board:

Andrea Brophy, Board Operations Manager
Phone: +61 7 4226 5945
Email: TCHHS-Board-Chair@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 5607 Cairns QLD 4870 Australia

Townsville

Health Service Chief Executive

Dr Peter Bristow

Read more about the Townsville Hospital and Health Board

Contact the executive team:

Narelle Baker, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 4433 0072
Fax: +61 7 4433 0097
Email: MD25-Townsville-HSD@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 670 Townsville QLD 4810 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Tony Mooney (Chair)
  • Mrs Michelle Morton (Deputy Chair)
  • Dr Kevin Arlett
  • Mr Christopher Castles
  • Dr Eric Guazzo
  • Professor Ian Wronski
  • Mr Robert (Donald) Whaleboat 
  • Mrs Debra Burden
  • Professor Gracelyn Smallwood
  • Ms Sarah Kendall

Read more about Townsville Board Members

Contact the board:

Jill Cason, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 4433 0071
Email: Townsville_hhb@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 670 Townsville QLD 4810 Australia

West Moreton

Health Service Chief Executive

Ms Sue McKee

Read more about the West Moreton Executive Team

Contact the executive team:

Julie Rolender, Senior Executive Support Officer 
Phone: +61 7 3810 1126
Fax: +61 7 3810 1769
Email:
     for all correspondence: MD09-WestMoreton-HSD@health.qld.gov.au
     for Chief Executive: WM_HSCE@health.qld.gov.au

Address: PO Box 73 Ipswich QLD 4305 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Michael Willis (Chair)
  • Mr Gary Edwards
  • Ms Patricia Evatt
  • Professor Sonĵ Hall
  • Professor Gerald Holtmann
  • Ms Susan Johnson
  • Ms Melinda Parcell
  • Ms Sue Scheinpflug

Read more about West Moreton Board Members.

Contact the board:

Sarah Haynes, Assistant Corporate Secretary 
Phone: +61 7 3413 7956
Email: WMHHBoard@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 73 Ipswich QLD 4305 Australia

Wide Bay

Health Service Chief Executive

Mr Adrian Pennington

Read more about the Wide Bay Executive Team

Contact the executive team:

Alicia Anderson, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 4150 2020
Email: WBHHS-HSCE@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 34 Bundaberg QLD 4670 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Mrs Barbara Hovard (Acting Chair)
  • Mr Gary Kirk
  • Mr George Plint
  • Ms Peta Jamieson
  • Mr Paul Dare
  • Mr Christopher Hyne
  • Ms Joy Jensen
  • Professor Bryan Burmeister

Read more about Wide Bay Board Members.

Contact the board:

John Clerke, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 4150 2188
Email: Board-Widebay@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 34 Bundaberg QLD 4670 Australia

Resources for CEOs and Board members

Read the induction materials which have been prepared to introduce Hospital and Health Board members and CEOs to the health system and their legislated roles and responsibilities.

The materials include an overview of the health system, the funding arrangements, performance monitoring and management and finance and workforce modules.

Last updated: 4 November 2016