Health Service Board

The CAHS Board is the governing body of CAHS. Appointed by the Minister for Health, members have experience across the fields of medicine and health care, finance, law, and community and consumer engagement.

There are four standing committees of the Board, made up of Board members:

  • Finance
  • Audit and Risk
  • Safety and Quality
  • People, Culture and Capability.

The Clinical Advisory Group, comprised of staff from across CAHS, also advises the Board on strategic issues.

Board members


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Acting Board Chair, Professor Geoffrey J Dobb

B.Sc.(Hons), MBBS, FRCP, FRCA, FANZCA, FCICM

Professor Geoffrey Dobb is a Consultant and former Head of the Intensive Care Unit at Royal Perth Hospital. In 2021 he was awarded honorary Life Membership of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society. A former Chair of the Southern Country Health Service Governing Council (WA), Professor Dobb has extensive clinical experience and knowledge of WA Health. He also has considerable experience on the Boards of healthcare organisations and professional associations, with an interest in organisational governance and safety and quality in healthcare, being a current Board member of the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.
 
 
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Ms Miriam Bowen

LLB

Ms Bowen (LLB) is currently self-employed as consultant health lawyer to private health, aged and community care clients. She was Senior Legal Counsel for St John of God Health Care from 2010–18 and previously worked as a lawyer for Mercy Care. Ms Bowen specialises in clinical risk and governance which covers a range of legal issues arising in the health care sector. Prior to her legal work, she was a registered nurse with experience in acute clinical areas of private and public health. Ms Bowen holds a Bachelor of Laws and Diploma of Nursing qualifications. She has been a member of the CAHS Board since September 2018. 

 

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Ms Kathleen Bozanic

B.Com., ACA, GAICD

Kathleen Bozanic (B.Com., ACA, GAICD) is a senior finance executive with over 25 years’ experience and significant leadership roles as Partner of a leading professional services firm and as a Chief Financial Officer/General Manager of mining and construction companies. Ms Bozanic brings extensive experience in financial management, governance and compliance, risk management, business planning and strategic transformation, and a keen interest in WA Health. Ms Bozanic has significant Board experience in both not-for-profit and listed organisations, and is currently on the Boards of IGO Limited, DRA Global Limited, Great Southern Mining Limited, Western Australian Rugby Union, and Future Force Foundations. 

 

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Ms Linley (Anne) Donaldson

M.HMgt, B.AppSc., Postgrad Bus, GAICD

Linley (Anne) Donaldson (M.HMgt, B.AppSc., Postgrad Bus, GAICD) is a former Director for the Health and Disability Service Complaints Office ; a position that involved strategic leadership in the oversight and management of health, disability and mental health complaints. Ms Donaldson has worked in the health sector for most of her career in a range of positions, and has a depth of experience and understanding of finance, audit, and safety and quality.
 

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Dr Alexius Julian

MBBS

Dr Alexius Julian (MBBS) is a highly-skilled clinician with significant experience in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) across health care. In particular, Dr Julian has previously served as the Chief Medical Information Officer at the St John of God Health Care Group, was a Clinical Lead in the commissioning of ICT at Fiona Stanley Hospital, and has also worked as a Medical Leadership Adviser for the Institute of Health Leadership. 
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Dr Daniel McAullay

Ph.D, M AppEpi, B.Sc.

Dr Daniel McAullay (Ph.D, M AppEpi, B.Sc.) is a health professional and a past member of the CAHS Governing Council and has extensive experience as a member on health Boards and committees. Dr McAullay currently works as the Director of Aboriginal Research at Edith Cowan University and an Associate Professor with the Centre for Improving Health Services for Aboriginal Children and Families. Dr McAullay is a mid-career health services researcher with expertise in maternal, infant and child health, primary health care and Aboriginal health. 
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Mr Peter Mott

Dip.HospAdmin, B.Bus; MIR; Grad Cert Lship

Mr Peter Mott (Dip.HospAdmin, B.Bus; MIR; Grad Cert Lship) has more than 35 years of health, executive management and CEO experience. Mr Mott is currently CEO of Hollywood Private Hospital, Vice President of the Australian Private Hospitals Association, a member of the University of Western Australia (UWA) Business School Ambassadorial Council and a member of the Young Lives Matter Foundation UWA Board. Mr Mott is a past President of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) WA, past Chairman of the AIM WA UWA Business School Executive Education Advisory Board and past Chairman of Lifeline WA.

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Maria Osman

M.Ed., GAICD

Maria Osman (M.Ed GAICD) is an experienced Board Executive and Diversity Consultant with over 30 years’ experience advising State and Federal government, private and public sectors and universities on cultural diversity, human rights and gender equality. Ms Osman has held Executive Director roles in the Office of Multicultural Interests, Office for Women’s Policy, and the Department Communities and Local Government. In 2015 she was an Australian delegate to the 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York. Ms Osman currently serves as the Deputy Chair of Circle Green Community Legal, Advisory Board Member to the Public Policy Institute at the University of Western Australia, Member of the Premier’s Supporting Communities Forum, Member of the Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests Council and Council Member of the National Harmony Alliance for Migrant and Refugee Women. 

 
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Professor Di Twigg AM

PhD, MBA, B.HlthSc. (Nsg) Hons, RN, RM, FACN, FACHSM

Professor Di Twigg (PhD, MBA, B.HlthSc. (Nsg) Hons, RN, RM, FACN, FACHSM) is Executive Dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Edith Cowan University with research interests in patient outcomes, nursing workforce, and cost-effective care. Professor Twigg has worked in the health sector for over 35 years and held several senior health executive roles, most notably as Executive Director of Nursing Services at SCGH. She was awarded the Life Time Achievement Honour in 2017, and in 2019 was made a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to nursing through a range of leadership, education and advisory roles. 

Last Updated: 24/05/2021