Board of Management


The Board of Management of Rural Health Tasmania Inc. is actively involved in a number of crucial roles to ensure appropriate direction and oversight of the organisation. These roles include the determination of strategic direction, setting and reviewing policies, monitoring operational and financial functions and supporting the Chief Executive Officer.

Board Members input valuable information relating to community health and well-being issues that impact on communities families and individuals. They capitalise on their networks and links within and the beyond the community to support and enhance our service planning and provision.

Current Board members are;-

Chair Cr. Daryl Quilliam Mayor of Circular Head

Deputy Chair Ms. Jeanie Murrell Circular Head Council

Secretary/Treasurer Sgt. Lee-Anne Walters Tasmania Police

Member Mrs. Sharan McLaren Smithton District Hospital

Member Ms. Maddie Hine Department of Education

Member Mr. Doug Doherty Family Based Care, North West Inc.

Member Chris Hyde DON Aged Care Facility

Member Norman Richardson Circular Head Aboriginal Corp. (CHAC)

Ordinary meetings of the Board are held on the third Monday of each Month at 68 Emmett Street, Smithton. Each year the Board meets for an extraordinary meeting day to review its strategic plan. At this extended session the Board reviews its priority areas and direction for the health service taking into consideration the health and wellbeing needs of the community.

Download annual reports click here.

If you would like to contact a Board Member please email Rural Health Tasmania via the “contact us” page┬áand we will forward your message.