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    HEALTH LEADERS: East Grampians Health Service board vice-chair Sybil Abbott-Burmeister, left, and chair Nancy Panter.

New directors for East Grampians Health Service

East Grampians Health Service’s board is up and running with three new directors.

The board comprises 11 members, with board chair Nancy Panter welcoming new directors Cameron Evans, Kim White and Kenneth Weldin.

Ms Panter also confirmed Kym Peter being reappointed to the board.

“We are fortunate to have a board of directors who bring a vast array of skills to the table to help steer East Grampians Health Service into the future,” she said.



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“I welcome our new directors and look forward to working with them during their tenure.”

The board executive is made up of Ms Panter, vice-chair Sybil Abbott-Burmeister and treasurer Danielle Walker, with directors including Fiona Cochrane, Don Cole, Peter Wigg, Susan Craven, Kym Peter, Cameron Evans, Kim White and Ken Weldin.

Ms Panter owns SubRosa Wine near Ararat and provides more than 20 years of global marketing, communication and project-management experience to the board.

She has a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in journalism from the University of Queensland and an Advanced Project Management certificate from Stanford University, USA.

Ms Abbott-Burmeister has been a business owner and operator in western Victoria for the past 15 years and has been involved in community interests including education and equitable-access outcomes in regional and rural areas.

Ms Walker is an experienced finance executive in the health and community service sector, having spent the early part of her career in large multi-national organisations. 

More recently she has worked as a senior finance executive in health and community-service organisations.

Paul Hooper has departed the board following the completion of his tenure and Gabrielle Czarnota has also resigned.

Ms Panter thanked Mr Hooper and Ms Czarnota for their service and contribution to the health service.

The board is recruiting for new directors with terms starting from July 1, 2022.

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