Qualifications: MB BS, FRACGP, MHPEd, FAICD
Experience and expertise: Diana has longstanding involvements in general practice education, organisational change and health system reform. In addition to the WentWest Board, Diana is a member of the Western Sydney Local Health District Board, the Australian Medical Local Alliance Board and the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation’s General Practice Clinical Advisory Group. She is the immediate past Chair of the NSW General Practice Advisory Council and the RACGP’s Presidential Task Force on Health Reform and National Standing Committee – Education. Prior to this, Diana chaired the RACGP’s NSW&ACT Faculty and was a RACGP Councillor/ Board member from 2000 to 2008.
Special responsibilities: Chairperson
Qualifications: BSc, MD, BS, FRCGP, FRACGP, FRCP, FAICD, DMS
Experience and expertise: Tim is a Professor of General Practice at the University of Sydney, Sub Dean (Primary Care and Community Health) at the University’s Westmead Clinical School and Head of the Department of General Practice at Westmead Hospital. Professor Usherwood’s clinical practice is at South Western Aboriginal Health Service (SWAHS).
Special responsibilities: Deputy Chair, Chair Clinical Governance Committee
Qualifications: BA (Hons), PhD, GAICD
Experience and expertise: Anne-Marie Feyer has more than 20 years’ experience in public health research and policy, spanning private and academic sectors. As a Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, she established the Firm’s Health Advisory Practice. Prior to joining PWC in 2001, Anne-Marie held senior academic appointments in public health in Australia and New Zealand. Currently, Anne-Marie works independently at the interface between research and policy, working with several health research centres and state/ territory health departments. She chaired the NSW Health Workforce Taskforce, and currently leads the state-wide evaluation of the Chronic Disease Management Program in NSW.
Special responsibilities: Member, Governance and Nominations Committee
Qualifications: BA, LLB, GAICD
Experience and expertise: Caroline is a community member of the Board. Caroline has served on a number of boards in the financial and consulting sector, and has worked as a consultant to boards on corporate governance and board performance. Caroline is currently a member of the St Vincent’s Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee.
Special responsibilities: Member, Finance Audit & Risk Management Committee
Qualifications: BBus, ALGA, FCPA, FAICD, LREA
Experience and expertise: Alan has had an executive career spanning over 40 years in urban, regional and community development. He has extensive experience as a professional Non-executive Director, Board Chairman and Chairman and/ or member of Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committees spanning multiple sectors including property, funds management, education, health, government and not-for-profit.
Special responsibilities: Chair, Finance Audit & Risk Management Committee
Qualifications: MBA, GradDipPSM, GradDipArts, FARL, FAIM, MAICD
Experience and expertise: As a senior, respected Indigenous leader, Russell has extensive experience in corporate governance and change management and a long history of leadership and advocacy, with particular passions for social welfare and education. He is a member of several boards across Australia including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation, the Nature Conservation Trust and the Council of the University of Technology, Sydney. He has previously been CEO of both The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (1997-2003 and 2009-2016) and NSW Aboriginal Housing Office (2003-2009). In 2015 Russell was made a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours for ‘significant services to the community as a cultural leader and public sector executive in the field of Indigenous Affairs’ and in 2016 was awarded the inaugural UTS Indigenous Australian Alumni Award.
Qualifications: MBBS, FRACGP, DCH M, Health Law
Experience and expertise: Wally is currently the principal GP in a family practice in Sydney. He supervises GP registrars and medical students in his practice. His interests include paediatrics, men’s health, ethics, health law, and quality and safety in health care. He has a keen interest in health economics and models of care in general practice, especially the Patient Centred Medical Home framework. He and his practice have been leaders in the Commonwealth’s Health Care Home initiative and the NSW Integrated Care Demonstrator project. He is a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney and Conjoint Senior Lecturer School of Medicine, Western Sydney University. He sits on various MBS review committees, is a member of the evaluation subcommittee of the Medicare Services Advisory Committee, GP Advisory Committee for ACI, and sits on review committees for Therapeutic Guidelines. He was also nominated NSW RACGP GP of the year for 2017.