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Weenthunga’s governance

Weenthunga’s governance is a First Australian-led model which emphasises First Australian and Australian collaboration. The Committee of Management comprises a mix of health practitioners and a mix of First Australians and Australians. The position of President can only be held by a First Australian and there will always be a majority of First Australians on the Committee. 

The 2016 Committee of Management:

PRESIDENT: Terori Hareko-Samios

VICE PRESIDENT: Brenda McDermott 

 TREASURER:  Desley Slade 

Committee Members:  David Menzies; Carol Mioduchowski; Kevan Horder; Melissa Deacon-Crouch

MIGHT YOU LIKE TO JOIN THE COMMITTEE?
Our Rules allow for eight Committee members and the current Committee would welcome another Committee member, or two! There is a vacany for a First Australian (Full Member).

We hold quarterly Committee meetingsin person or by teleconference. Please let Lin know lin@weenthunga.com.au if you are interested.  Nomination form can be found here

WEENTHUNGA MEMBERSHIP
First Australians in a health role in Victoria are encouraged to become Full Members with voting rights. Australians in a health role in Victoria are encouraged to become Associate Members and participate actively in the organisation – but without voting rights.

WEENTHUNGA VISION
The Weenthunga Health Network aims to harness the grass roots involvement of First Australians and Australians in Victoria, to collaborate and contribute to strategies developed together, to work towards health equality for First Australians and Australians.