Prof Gabrielle Cooper

Prof Gabrielle Cooper OAM - Chair

B Pharm, DHP, PhD, MAICD, MPSA, MSHPA

Prof Gabrielle Cooper was re-elected as a Primary Health Care Director on the Board in November 2013, and as Chair of the Board in November 2016.

Gabrielle is Professor of Pharmacy in the Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra having established the Discipline of Pharmacy in 2004. Gabrielle has extensive national and international experience in hospital pharmacy and her research interests include clinical toxicology, pharmacist and technician education, dementia care and communication between health care settings and providers. She is a member of the ACT Branch Committee of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and a range of other professional committees with a focus on optimal medication management and improved communication between consumers and care providers.

Dr Martin Liedvogel

Dr Martin Liedvogel

B.Med, FRACGP

Dr Martin Liedvogel was elected as a General Practice Director on the Board in November 2013.

Martin has been the Practice Principal of Fisher Family Practice since 2006. Fisher Family Practice is a teaching practice for both registrars and medical students. Martin is a GP supervisor and medical educator with Coast City Country GP Training, with an interest in practice ownership/leadership. He is also a FRACGP examiner. Past experience includes Directorship of the General Practice Registrars Association, membership of the Royal Australian College of GP’s Standing Committee – GP Advocacy and Support, a lecturer position at the University of NSW’s School of Rural Health in Albury, Director training from the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and being the Medical Director at the Canberra Afterhours Locum Medical Service.

Dr John Norgrove

Dr John Norgrove

BSc, MBBS (Hons), FRACGP

Dr John Norgrove was elected as a General Practice Director on the Board in November 2014.

John is a full time GP currently practising at the Annie Lim Family Practice in Deakin and at Duntroon Health Centre. He has previously worked as a medical officer in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and remains a Special Reservist. John has held the position of senior medical officer in several locations during his service with the RAAF, and serves as the chairman of the Board for his son’s school.

Dr Jeffrey Harmer AO

Dr Jeffrey Harmer AO

BA (Hons) (UNSW), Dip Ed (UNSW), PhD (UNSW), HonD (University of Canberra), FAIM, FIPPA, FANZSOG

Dr Jeffrey Harmer AO was co-opted to the Board in June 2013.

With a career in the public service spanning 33 years, Jeff has occupied a range of executive positions including Managing Director of the Health Insurance Commission, Secretary of the Department of Education, Science and Training, and Secretary of the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. In 2009, Jeff was voted the inaugural Australian Government Leader of the Year, and in 2010 he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Australia Day Honours List for the significant achievements in his public service career. Jeff holds a range of Board appointments with a number of not-for-profit organisations, was Chair of the Advisory Group for the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme in the lead up to its introduction in July 2013, and is Co-Chair of the Ministerial Council on Child Care and Early Learning.

Ms Roslyn Jackson

Ms Roslyn Jackson

Ms Roslyn Jackson was appointed to the Board in November 2015.

Ros is a Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors, and in accounting related fields and educational services. Ros has been director of a number of companies and served on a number of audit committees.

Mr Glenn Keys

Mr Glenn Keys AO

Mr Glenn Keys AO was appointed as a Director to the Board in April 2016.

In 2003 Glenn co-founded Aspen and is Executive Director of Canberra-based Aspen Medical. Glenn also sits on a number of other Boards in the health care sector, disability sector and social businesses. In 2013 Glenn was appointed to the Board of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). In November 2014, Glenn was awarded the 2015 ACT Australian of the Year and represented the ACT at the National Australia Day Awards in January 2015. In 2017 he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Queens Birthday Honours List for distinguished service to the community of the Australian Capital Territory through contributions to disability support programs, and to business and commerce as an advocate for corporate social responsibility.  He is an active Board Member of the National Capital Authority and was appointed Chair of the Canberra Business Chamber in February 2015. Glenn is the founder and Chair of Project Independence, a housing initiative for people with intellectual disabilities, which was officially launched in Canberra in February 2015.

 

Ms Darlene Cox

Ms Darlene Cox

Darlene Cox was appointed to fill a casual vacancy as a Consumer Director on the Board in August 2017.

Darlene has been involved in the consumer movement since the late 1990s. She is an eminent advocate for health consumers with an excellent knowledge of the health system, both locally and nationally. Darlene has a strong, practical understanding of community engagement principles. She has been the Executive Director of Health Care Consumers’ Association Incorporated since 2008. She is a board member of the Australia Council of Social Services. She is also a member of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Community Reference Group and the Choosing Wisely Advisory Group.