About us


Board of Directors

Eastern Health is a Public Health Service as defined by the Health Services Act (1988). Our Board of Directors 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.

Joanna Flynn


Appointed Chair of Eastern Health 1 July 2009

Current professional positions

  • General Practitioner
  • Chair, Medical Board of Australia
  • Chair of Health Service Board Chairs (Victoria)
  • Board Director at Ambulance Victoria
Stuart Alford


Appointed 1 July 2009

Professional positions

  • Chairman and Director, Centre of Excellence in Intervention and Prevention Science Limited
  • Director, Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board
  • Director, AMES Australia
  • Director, Kilvington Grammar
  • Director, Scoroband Pty Ltd
  • Chair of Audit Committee, Office of the Australian Accounting Standards Board
  • Chair of Audit Committee, Office of the Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
  • Deputy Chair of Portfolio Audit and Risk Committee,Department of Education and Training
  • Member of Audit Committee, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority


Fran Bailey

BAEd DipT (secondary) GAICD

Appointed 1 July 2014

Professional Positions

  • Chair, Animal Aid
  • Chair, Goulburn River Valley Tourism
  • Chair, National Emergency Honours
  • Director, National Board, Restaurant & Catering
  • Ambassador, Cascades National Heritage Project
Andrew Conway


Appointed 1 July 2011

Professional positions

  • Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Public Accountants
  • Professor of Accounting (honoris causa), Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Denis Hogg


Appointed 1 July 2011

Professional positions

  • Board Member, Victor Smorgon Institute at Epworth Pty Ltd
  • Member of Advisory Board, Steritech Pty Ltd
jill website

RN BScN MHA Grad Dip Health & Medical Law FACN GAICD

Appointed 1 July 2016

Professional positions

  • Board Member, Chair Community Advisory Committee, Member Quality & Safety Committee, Uniting AgeWell (Vic & Tas)
  • Board Director, Chair Quality Governance Committee, Member Risk Committee, Wesley Mission Victoria
  • Board Director, South East Volunteers Inc
  • Board Director, Crimcheck Ltd
  • Member, Institute of Community Directors Australia
  • Member, Deakin University Centre for Quality & Patient Safety (QPS) Research External Advisory Committee
  • Consultant, Health, Disability, Aged Care Services
  • Management Systems Auditor and Accreditation Surveyor



Tass Mousaferiadis

BEd Grad Dip HealthEd Grad Cert BusMgt

Appointed 8 December 2015

Professional Positions

  • Consults to health and community agencies on policy, strategy and organisational development
Pauline Nugent

BAppSc (Nursing Ed) MEd

Appointed 1 July 2009

Professional positions

  • Provost, Australian Catholic University