Board Of Governance
Beaufort and Skipton Health Service is a Public Health Service as defined by the Health Services Act (1988). Our Board of Governance is responsible for maintaining and monitoring the performance of systems to ensure that our services meet the needs of the community.
The board ensures that we achieve our objectives, meet our statutory obligations, and encourage accountability, integration and collaboration across all levels of the organisation.
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Rathi joined the Board of Governance in 2013 and has held the position of Board Chair since 2015.
Rathi and her husband have lived in the Skipton district for the last 32 years, raising their family and running their mixed enterprise farm. Her association with her community has led Rathi to have an extensive understanding of local health care needs.
Rathi’s desire is to see the Health Service continue to develop and strengthen services within the Beaufort and Skipton areas.
Karlie Tucker was appointed to the Health Service board in 2017 and has a background as an agricultural economist with a broad range of skills and experience, most notably in strategy development, financial management, governance, farm management and cost of production, climate change mitigation and adaptation and regional development. Karlie has consulted to farmers, rural industry organisations and regional councils, has held economic and strategy development advisory and management roles in the Victorian State Government.
Carita Clancy joined the Board of Governance after moving into the local Beaufort District in 2015, with her husband.
Carita has had several years’ experience in health care, working in direct clinical roles and also in management roles. Her understanding of governance and clinical aspects of health care is an asset to Beaufort and Skipton Health Service.
Geoff has been on the Board of Governance for 30 years and has served two terms as Board President. He is currently the Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee. Geoff was instrumental in his involvement with the Project Control Group that managed the rebuild of the Skipton campus.
Having farmed at Skipton for 50 years he has recently retired and continues to devote time with his community involvement.
Jenny is a long term resident of the Beaufort area and is employed by Pyrenees Shire Council as Customer Service Supervisor. Having been elected to the Board in 2015, Jenny has been involved with other community and sporting groups over many years. She is passionate about her community and particularly the need to provide sustainable health services.
Appointed to the Board in 2017, Peta has over 23 years’ corporate accounting experience, and a strong background in community based and not for profit organisations. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Acctg), and a Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance and is a CPA and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Peta lives in Waubra with her husband and three children, and is currently the General Manager Corporate Services for Centacare, Catholic Diocese of Ballarat, and the Chair of UFS Dispensaries Ltd.