Responsibilities: Board Chair, Chair Nominations Committee and Secretariat Transformation Committee
Qualifications: RN. RM. Dip. App. Sc (CHN). B. Hlth. Sc (Nsg). M. (PHC). MAICD.
Lives in: South Australia.
Represents: Playgroup SA
Trish’s clinical background in nursing and midwifery with a specific interest in primary and population health. Trish has lived and worked in all states and territories, including PNG (except for Tassie). She has a particular interest in the health of rural and remote communities and people and children who are disadvantaged or vulnerable. She has led the planning and development of health services and facilities across NSW and South Australia, with the involvement of communities, staff, and service partners. Trish has held senior executive positions for almost 20 years in the health and education sectors. In addition, she has chaired a number of system level, whole of government forums to improve outcomes for Australians. She is also a member of Playgroup SA, and formerly Chair.