Governance Group

The Alliance Governance Group (AGG) is responsible for setting and overseeing the strategic direction and priorities of the Alliance. The AGG will:

  • Support the Alliance by driving implementation of initiatives throughout their respective sectors / organisations

  • Liaise with the Sectoral Development Team

  • Be an active lead of Alliance Interest Groups

Members of the AGG hold senior positions within their respective organisations and have decision making authority to enable the AGG to operate efficiently and effectively. The AGG has broad representation from the various HACC-PYP/CHSP funded sectors across the region to ensure fair representation.

Current members of the AGG are:

  • Cherie Hunter - Operations Manager Community Services, Western Health (Chair)

  • Elizabeth Drozd - CEO, Australian Multicultural Community Services (Deputy Chair)

  • Debra Barrow - Senior Manager Family Violence and Western Better Health Care, cohealth
  • Melissa Sapuppo - Manager Community Health & Health Promotion, Chief Dietitian, Djerriwarrh Health Services 

  • Jayne Nelson - Chief Strategy, Business Development and Communications, IPC Health

  • Georgie Hill - Manager Service Planning, Partnerships and Reform, Wyndham City Council

  • Samantha Sales - Community Home Support Coordinator, Melton City Council

  • Heather Story - Service Design and Development Manager, Mercy Health

  • Matthew Wood - Aged Care Assessment Service Manager, Western Health

  • Narelle Holliday - Regional Manager At Home Support (West), Bolton Clarke

  • Nicole Hornsby - Senior Strategic Adviser, Baptcare

  • Zeinab Hussein - Senior Coordinator Aged and Disability Services, Migrant Resource
    Centre North West Inc.

  • ASTI Representative - Vacant

Ex-officio members of the AGG include:

  • All members of the West Metro Sector Development Team

  • David Flood - Assistant Director CHSP Team 1, Department of Health

  • Jenny Giancoulas - Executive Officer CHSP Team 1, Department of Health

  • Heather Macmillan - Senior Program Adviser, Department of Health and Human Services

  • Mindy Allott - Systems Integration Manager, HealthWest Partnership

  • Robyn Wilmshurst - Coordinator Regional Assessment Service West Metro, Wyndham City Council

All positions within the AGG are held for one year and are elected by the members of the
West Metro Alliance.