Ms Doris Whitmore
Chairperson
BBus(Acc), MBA, FCPA, GAICD
Doris was reappointed to the Board in 2017 having previously served from 2014. She is currently Deputy Chair of the Board and has served as Interim Chair of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee and is Chair of the Clinical Performance Committee. Doris spent the early part of her career in senior positions in the legal and chartered accounting space prior to moving into health. Doris has held executive positions in several NFP organisations where she has combined support services, program strategy, design and implementation together with a keen understanding of governance and compliance.
Ms Melanie Telford
Deputy Chair
BCom/BA, GDipAppFinInv
Melanie joined the board in September 2013. She is a former customer of Tweddle services and is committed to improving the welfare of babies and families. Melanie is a finance professional with experience in financial management, business partnering and process improvement.
Jennifer Lang
Treasurer
FCPA, CFTP – Snr, FAICD
Jenny’s career commenced as an Accountant in Finance and Television Production, progressed to ASX listed Corporates, extending into the disciplines of Treasury and Procurement. Jenny has held executive and management roles at Ansett Australia, Newcrest Mining, PBL, Crown Resorts and Commonwealth Bank. Jenny’s current role at Cenitex, the ICT Shared Services for VIC GOV began in 2017, whereby she brings her broad strategy and finance expertise.
Dr Nicole Milburn
Member
DPsych, Bsc, PGDipPsych, CCAPS, MAPS
July 2017 marked the start of Nicole’s 10th year serving the Tweddle Board. Nicole has been Chair for three and a half years, Acting Chair for six months and Deputy Chair for five months. Nicole is a strong advocate for babies and toddlers’ getting the best possible start in life. She has expertise in the impact of trauma and maltreatment on development and mental health. Nicole is a Private Practice Clinical Psychologist and Infant Mental Health Consultant, Take Two, Berry Street Victoria.
Dr Tam Nguyen
Member
PhD, MBA, GradDipSono, BSc/BE(Bioeng), FRSPH, FAIM, MAICD
Dr Tam Nguyen is an experienced research administrator with previous clinical research experience in biomedical engineering at numerous teaching hospitals and medical research institutes across Australia. In the current role as a senior executive at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, he is responsible for research strategy, business development and administration. Tam is an Adjunct Associate Professor at RMIT University and an Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne. Tam recently co-founded an investment fund supporting Australian biotech and medtech start-ups.
Ms Carla De Campo
Member
BA
Carla joined the Board in March 2017 and has served on the Finance, Audit and Risk committee. Carla is an experienced communications professional with extensive government, advocacy, industrial and policy expertise including as an Adviser to the Commonwealth Minister for Health Nicola Roxon and Commonwealth Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Jenny Macklin. Carla served as the Director of Communications for the Australian Council of Trade Unions and is currently working in the Industry Superannuation sector. Carla lives locally with her young family.
Dr Leanne Beagley
Member
PhD, PGDipFamTher, BAppScOT, MBusL, GAICD
CEO, Western Victoria Primary Health Network. Leanne was until 2016 the Director, Mental Health and Drugs in the Victorian Department of Health, and previously held other senior executive roles in a range of Victorian hospitals and health services. She has most recently been consulting to various community and health services in areas of corporate and clinical governance and organisational performance. Leanne is a Board Director at Eating Disorders Victoria and the Melbourne Anglican Diocesan Corporation Pty Ltd.
Ms Rosalie Flynn
Member
BA, PGDipLib, PGDipOrgBeh, MBus
Joining the Tweddle Board in August 2017, Rosalie brings over twenty years consulting experience in the health and community services sectors. She has particular expertise in workforce planning, organisation behaviour, HRM and HRD. Recently Rosalie developed the Clinical Supervision Skills Review Tool, and a capability framework for DHHS / NDIS transitioning. Rosalie has been a member of several boards of NFPs, and has a particular interest in growing quality services that support families, and give babies the best start in life.
Katerina Angelopoulos
Member
BSW, AssocDipWelStuds
Katerina has extensive background in corporate management, health issues planning, human resources and community engagement. Katerina has held a number of board directorships and committee positions and is currently a Member of the Merri Health Board and the Professional Services Review Determining Authority. She passionate about creating health settings that enable continuity of care for clients and has a reputation for effective advocacy and enabling community participation in policy development.
Catherine van Vliet
Member
BSc(Hons), PhD(Biochem), GDipEd
Appointed to the Board in August 2018, Catherine is a mother of two and former client of Tweddle services. Catherine brings to the Board strong research, management and communication skills from nearly two decades running scientific research programs at the University of Melbourne and Monash University. Four years ago Catherine transitioned into secondary education to teach students the skills required to successfully navigate our increasingly complex society. Catherine is committed to providing the best outcomes for all members of the community and recognises the profound impact that support for infants and their families can have in setting strong foundations for life.
Annette Vickery
Member
B.Comm, GAICD
Annette is an Aboriginal woman from Gunditjmara, in Western Victoria, and lives and works with pride and respect on the land of the people of the Kulin nations. She has extensive experience in the public and private sector, community and stakeholder engagement, organisational capability and capacity building and change management. She is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Annette is signatory to the Aboriginal Justice Agreement 4 and an ambassador for the Ngaga-dji (Hear Me) report produced by the Koori Youth Council. Annette is the chairperson of the Western Metropolitan Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee and has an active interest in social justice and human rights.
Raj Khillan
Member
MBBS, MD, FRCPCH ( UK), FRACP
Dr Raj khillan is a director of Western Specialist Centre, and Senior Pediatrician with Western Health and Mercy Health with 25 years of pediatrics experience ; was a Paediatric Discipline Leader at Melbourne Clinical School, Notre Dame University for 7 years ; is an Examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians; and was the General Secretary for the Overseas Medical Graduates Association (OMGA) for 5 years. He is an exceptionally qualified professional drawing upon his experiences from India (MBBS, MD), USA (International Fellowship of American Academy of Paediatrics), UK (Fellow of Royal College of Paediatrics and Children’s Health), Australia (Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians), Switzerland (Membership of the Geneva Foundation of Medical Education and Research) to inform his clinical practice as a paediatrician in Australia. He can speak English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and Arabic, and uses these skills to cater for the social sensitivities of our community
Jacquie O’Brien
CEO
BA/BEd, Ma, GAICD, FACHSM
Jacquie O’Brien has been Tweddle CEO since 2012 following executive leadership roles in the health, community services and corporate sectors. Jacquie commenced her career as a midwife and has an ongoing commitment to influencing reform for vulnerable families.
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