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Board of Directors

Alpine Health is led by a Board of Directors, who contribute a diverse range of skills, experience, and interests for ensuring the efficient, effective and accountable governance of the organisation.

Through strategic leadership and a direction focussed on defined outcomes, the Board of Directors comes together:

  • To govern and improve the well-being of the organisation,
  • To protect and improve the health of the community; and
  • To improve access to, and delivery of, health services.

Directors are appointed by the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister for Health. 


Board of Directors - Committees

  • Board Executive Committee
  • Finance and Audit Committee
  • Population Health Commitee
  • Quality Committee

View the Alpine Health Committee and Working Party Structure


How to become a Board Director

Information on how to become a Board Director and what the Board does can be found at the Department of Health 


Current Board of Directors

Cameron Oxley (Board Chair)

Cameron OxleyAppointed 1 July 2022

Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Science

Cameron is a lawyer with more than 30 years of experience in professional indemnity and directors & officer liability insurance litigation. For many years he represented Victoria’s public hospitals defending medical negligence claims. Cameron has a wealth of board experience as the Chair of St John Ambulance Australia and previous Chair of St John Ambulance Victoria. He is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is passionate about first aid and community service and has been a volunteer ski patroller for 25 years.

David Leggo (Deputy Chair)


David LeggoAppointed July 2020

Diploma in Aviation, ASIC Regulatory Guide 146 qualified

David is an experienced director and chairman of large superannuation boards, companies and investment committees.  He has additional long-term experience as an independent chairman in a property fund unitholder.

Donovan Jacka

Donovan JackaAppointed October 2018

Grad Diploma of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Grad Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Donovan Jacka is a Director and self-employed farmer and has been a senior manager within the health care industry for the last 15 years.

Phillip Bardsley-Smith

Phillip Bardsley-SmithAppointed November 2019

Master of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science

Philip has been responsible for the successful management of multiple community pharmacies and is currently a Pharmacy Proprietor in Mt Beauty.


Sarah Brindley

Sarah BrindleyAppointed 1 July 2022


Sarah is the Director of Corporate Services at the Rural City of Wangaratta. With a broad background in operations, IT and people management across public, private and start-up sectors, Sarah is an experienced Senior Manager responsible for governance, risk and business continuity.

Gillean Hilton

Gillean HiltonAppointed 1 July 2022

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Master of Public Health, PhD

Gillean is an Occupational Therapist and is the Regional Lead for the Disability Liaison Officer Program at Austin Health.   Her research has focused on people with spinal cord injury and returning to work. She also has an interest in care pathways for people with disability and complex care needs, in order to enhance the patient experience. 

Sonja Greenfield

Appointed July 2023

Sonja GreenfieldBachelor of Social Science (Psych.), Bachelor of Social Work, Grad. Cert. Human Resource Management.

Sonja is an Advocate Guardian with the Office of the Public Advocate


Corinne Rice

Appointed July 2023

Corrine RiceBachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Public Health, Diploma of Business Management, Cert IV Workplace Assessment and Training


Corinne is the Director of Excellence and Safety at cohealth, a not-for-profit community health organisation.


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