Tony became a Board member in 2014. He is an experienced company director and has previously occupied senior positions in the Victorian public service. Tony is a Senior Consultant at Thoughtpost Governance.
Brad has been a member of the Board since 2011 and Deputy Chair since December 2016. He was appointed as Me Well Chair in April 2019 and remains the Neami Deputy Chair. He is currently the CEO of Infestation Tracking Systems Pty Ltd. Prior to this, he was Organisation Improvement Manager and Smart City Innovator at the City of Whittlesea for 18 years, and Deputy Director Citizen Access and Transformation in the State Government for one year. Brad is also on the advisory board of the technology start-up called Human Centred Innovations.
Graeme was elected to the Board in 2011. He is a Clinical Community Service Manager for St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne where he has worked for the past 11 years. Graeme also has 26 years' experience in Clinical, Policy and Service Development roles in the Mental Health Sector.
Sonia was elected to the Board in 2012 and elected Chair of the Neami Board in December 2016. Sonia has been a lawyer since 2000. She is currently the Manager of the Mental Health and Disability Advocacy Program at Victoria Legal Aid. Prior to this, she was Corporate Counsel at Forensicare for seven years.
Fiona was elected to the Board in 2016. She has 31 years' Commonwealth Government experience in health and social welfare policy and administration, including nine years in the Senior Executive Service focussing on quality and accountability in aged care and mental health services.
Lorraine was elected to the Board in 2014. She has 17 years of experience as a consumer representative and consultant at local, state and national levels. Lorraine is an experienced clinical governance reviewer and the Western Australia Consumer Representative on the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum (NMHCCF) and was appointed the Consumer Co-Chair in 2018. She is also a member of the National Register of Mental Health Consumer and Carer Representatives with Mental Health Australia.
Jacinta was appointed to the Board in February 2019. She is the General Manager, Partner Support at Bayley House. Jacinta is also currently a Non-Executive Director for Melbourne Market Authority and Women's Information Referral Exchange. She has over 30 years' corporate experience, with a strong background in strategy, business development, high level relationship management, sales and marketing.
Silvio was appointed to the Board in February 2019. He is a principal at Health Nexus Group, and is an experienced health executive, advisor and strategist in the health and not for profit sectors.
Ruth was appointed to the Board in March 2017. She is a Partner at Conus Business Consultancy Services. Ruth is a Chartered Accountant and has over 20 years' experience working in governance, finance, audit and risk in the not-for-profit, government and commercial sectors.
James was appointed to the Board in February 2019. He has an executive background leading major multinational industrial and service corporations, operating throughout Asia Pacific. He has also held Board positions in health, superannuation, the FMCG industry, and child & family service organisations; as well as corporate entities throughout Asia. He is currently Chair of TRY Australia and Member of the Synod Risk Management Committee of the Uniting Church of Victoria and Tasmania.