Bellarine Community Health Ltd is registered under the Corporations Act 2001 as a Company Limited by Guarantee and is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board appoints the Chief Executive Officer and supports this role in managing the organisation. The Board of Directors are responsible for the organisation’s governance, policies and objectives and provide the strategic focus for the organisation.
The role of the Board of Directors is to:
- Govern the organisation;
- Determine strategic direction and organisation policy;
- Conduct the finance and audit committee
- Conduct the quality and safety committee;
- Approve financial objectives, performance and plans; and
- Ensure compliance with legal requirements and standards of performance.
Board Directors are free from any interest, business or other relationship which could, or reasonably be perceived to, materially interfere with the director’s ability to act in the best interests of the organisation. Board Directors receive an annual stipend to cover attendance at meetings, incidental and travel costs.
Board Directors are responsible for make decisions that are in the best interests of enabling the service to balance competing community health needs and continually improve the provision and accessibility of high quality affordable health care for everyone. The Board of Directors are made up of appointed positions determined by the Board and Elected positions voted by the Financial members of Bellarine Community Health.