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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 Tina Chinery (Acting)

Read more about the Cairns and Hinterland Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Jannine Giddins, Executive Support Officer

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

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Clive Skarott AM Hon DUniv (Chair)
  • Mr Luckbir Singh
  • Ms Jodi Peters
  • Mr Greg Nucifora
  • Mr Chris Boland
  • Ms Tracey Wilson
  • Ms Nancy Long
  • Ms Julianne Boneham
  • Dr Amanda Roberts

Read more about Cairns and Hinterland Board Members.

Contact the board:

Phone: +61 7 4226 3325
Email: CHHHS_Board@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 902 Cairns QLD 4870 Australia

Central Queensland

Health Service Chief Executive

Mr Steve Williamson

Read more about the Central Queensland Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 4920 6282
Fax: +61 7 4920 6335
Email: CQHSCE@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 871 Rockhampton QLD 4700 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Cr Paul Bell AM (Chair)
  • Dr Poya Sobhanian
  • Professor Leone Hinton
  • Dr Anna Vanderstaay
  • Ms Lisa Caffery
  • Ms Tina Zawila
  • Mr Andrew Ireland
  • Mr Matthew Cooke
  • Ms Leann Wilson

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

Ms Jane Hancock

Contact the executive team:

Senior Executive Support 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
  • Ms Elizabeth Fraser
  • Dr Clare Walker
  • Ms Leisa Fraser
  • Mr Blake Repine

Read more about Central West Board Members.

Contact the board:

Manager Board Operations
Phone: +61 7 4652 8031
Email: CWHHS-Board@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 510 Longreach QLD 4730 Australia

Children's Health Queensland

Health Service Chief Executive

Frank Tracey

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

Contact the executive team:

Annie Newton, A/Executive Support Officer
Phone: +61 7 3068 5570
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

  • Mr David Gow (Chair)
  • Mr Paul Cooper
  • Dr David Wood
  • Mr Ross Willims
  • Mrs Cheryl Herbert (Deputy Chair)
  • Ms Heather Watson
  • Mr Darren Brown
  • Ms Suzanne Cadigan
  • Ms Karina Hogan
  • Ms Meredith Staib

Read more about Children's Health Queensland Board Members.

Contact the board:

Helen Ceron, 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:

Melissa Bannister, Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive
Phone: +61 7 4699 8412
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
  • Professor Julie Cotter
  • Associate Professor Maree Toombs

Read more about Darling Downs Board Members.

Contact the board:

Amy Keys, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 4699 8402
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:

Leah Reid, 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)
  • Professor Judy Searle (Deputy Chair)
  • Mr Robert Buker
  • Professor Helen Chenery
  • Ms Teresa Dyson
  • Dr Cherrell Hirst AO
  • Mr Michael Kinnane
  • Ms Colette McCool
  • Professor Cindy Shannon
  • Dr Andrew Weissenberger

Read more about Gold Coast Board Members.

Contact the board:

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

Mackay

Health Service Chief Executive

Ms Jo Whitehead

Read more about the Mackay Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Deb Anderson, Executive 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 Darryl Camilleri (Acting Chair)
  • Mr David Aprile
  • Professor Richard Murray
  • Ms Suzanne Brown
  • Dr Leeanne Heaton
  • Ms Adrienne Barnett
  • Dr Elissa Hatherly
  • Mrs Helen Caruso

Read more about Mackay Board Members.

Contact the board:

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

Metro North

Health Service Chief Executive

Mr Shaun Drummond

Read more about the Metro North Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

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

Health Service Board Members

  • Mr Jim McGowan AM (Chair)
  • Dr Kim Forrester (Deputy Chair)
  • Ms Bonny Barry
  • Professor Mary-Louise Fleming
  • Associate Professor Kim Johnston
  • Mr Geoff Hardy
  • Mr Adrian Carson
  • Dr Paula Conroy
  • Mr Bernard Curran
  • Mr Neil Roberts
  • Dr Robert Franz

Read more about Metro North Board Members.

Contact the board:

Jane Albatal, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 3647 9701

Brittaney Slader, Board Liaison Officer
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 Peter Bristow

Read more about the Metro South Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Marissa Tilby, Director Office of the Chief Executive
Phone: +61 7 3176 8074
Email: MetroSouthCorro@health.qld.gov.au
Address: Princess Alexandra Hospital, Building 15, Level 3, 199 Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba QLD 4102 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Ms Janine Walker AM (Chair)
  • Dr Helen Benham
  • Mr Brett Bundock
  • Ms Helen Darch
  • Adjunct Professor Iyla Davies OAM
  • Mr Peter Dowling AM
  • Ms Donisha Duff
  • Mr Michael Goss
  • Professor Eleanor Milligan
  • Dr Marion Tower

Read more about Metro South Board Members.

Contact the board:

Lynda Marchitto, Senior Board Liaison Officer
Phone: +61 7 3176 8099
Email: msboard@health.qld.gov.au
Address: Princess Alexandra Hospital, Building 15, Level 3, 199 Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba QLD 4102 Australia

North West

Health Service Chief Executive

Ms Lisa Davies Jones

Read more about the North West Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Curtly Barnes, Executive Assistant
Phone: +61 7 4744 4469
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)
  • Dr Don Bowley
  • Dr Christopher Appleby
  • Mrs Karen Arbouin
  • Dr Kathryn Panaretto
  • Ms Susan Sewter
  • Ms Catrina Felton-Busch
  • Ms Karen Read
  • Mr Terry Mehan

Read more about North West Board Members.

Contact the board:

Nicola Thompson, Board Secretary
Phone: +61 7 4764 1735
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 Linda Patat

Read more about the South West Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Ms Lisa Qualischefski, 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

  • Ms Karen Tully (chair)
  • Ms Jan Chambers
  • Mrs Claire Alexander
  • Ms Fiona Gaske
  • Mr Ray Chandler
  • Dr Mark Waters
  • Ms Kerry Crumblin

Read more about South West Board Members.

Contact the board:

Donna Burke, Board Governance Officer
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

Adj Professor Naomi Dwyer

Read more about the Sunshine Coast Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Executive Support Officer
Phone: +61 7 5202 0035
Fax: +61 7 5202 0522
Email: SCHHS_Chief_Executive@health.qld.gov.au
Address: Sunshine Coast University Hospital, PO Box 5340, Sunshine Coast MC, QLD 4560 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Dr Lorraine Ferguson AM (Board Chair)
  • Mr Peter Sullivan
  • Mr Brian Anker
  • Mr Terry Bell
  • Ms Debra Blumel
  • Emeritus Professor Birgit Lohmann
  • Ms Anita Phillips
  • Professor Julie-Anne Tarr
  • Ms Sabrina Walsh
  • Associate Professor Edward Weaver OAM

Read more about Sunshine Coast Board Members.

Contact the board:

Patricia Taylor, Secretariat
Phone: +61 7 5202 0016
Email: SC-Board-Operations@health.qld.gov.au

Torres and Cape

Health Service Chief Executive

Beverley Hamerton

Contact the executive team:

Gemma Shaw, Executive Services Officer
Phone: +61 7 4043 0298
Fax: +61 7 4226 5678
Email: MD21-TorresCape-HHS@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 5607 Cairns QLD 4870 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Ms Elthies (Ella) Kris (Chair)
  • Dr Scott Davis
  • Associate Professor Dr Ruth Stewart
  • Mrs Tracey Jia
  • Mr Horace Baira
  • Mr Brian Woods
  • Ms Karen (Kaz) Price
  • Ms Rhonda Shibasaki
  • Mrs Karen Dini-Paul
  • Mr Terry Mehan (Board Advisor)

Contact the board:

Board Secretary
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

Mr Kieran Keyes

Read more about the Townsville Executive Team

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 AM (Chair)
  • Mrs Michelle Morton (Deputy Chair)
  • Mrs Debra Burden
  • Mr Christopher Castles
  • Mrs Nicole Hayes
  • Ms Danette Hocking
  • Professor Ajay Rane OAM
  • Mr Robert (Donald) Whaleboat
  • Ms Georgina Whelan

Read more about Townsville Board Members.

Contact the board:

Teresa Stratton, 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

Dr Kerrie Freeman

Read more about the West Moreton Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Leeanne Di Bella, Senior Executive Support Officer 
Phone: +61 7 3447 2999
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)
  • Ms Susan Johnson (Deputy Chair)
  • Ms Lyn Birnie
  • Professor Jeff Dunn
  • Ms Patricia Evatt
  • Professor Gerald Holtmann
  • Mr Stephen Robertson
  • Ms Sue Scheinpflug
  • Dr Cathryn Hester

Read more about West Moreton Board Members.

Contact the board:

Assistant Corporate Secretary 
Phone: +61 7 3447 3091
Email: WMHHBoard@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 73 Ipswich QLD 4305 Australia

Wide Bay

Health Service Chief Executive

Deborah Carroll

Read more about the Wide Bay Executive Team.

Contact the executive team:

Brenda Rielly, Executive Secretary
Phone: +61 7 4150 2020
Email: MD18-WideBay-HSD-HOME@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 34 Bundaberg QLD 4670 Australia

Health Service Board Members

  • Ms Peta Jamieson (Chair)
  • Professor Bryan Burmeister (Deputy Chair)
  • Ms Karen Prentis
  • Mr Trevor Dixon
  • Ms Simone Xouris
  • Ms Anita Brown
  • Emeritus Professor Phillip Clift
  • Dr Sandra Rattenbury
  • Mr Leon Nehow

Read more about Wide Bay Board Members.

Contact the board:

Marina Boyle, Director Executive Services
Phone: +61 7 4150 2188
Email: WBHHS-Chair@health.qld.gov.au
Address: PO Box 34 Bundaberg QLD 4670 Australia

Last updated: 28 May 2020

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.