Chairperson – Robyn Reeves
Robyn Reeves has worked across local government, aged and disability care, and health and human services for many years including stints at the City of Ballarat Aged and Disability Services, Ballarat Health Services as Manager of Community Programs and Manager of the Grampians Aged Care Assessment Service.
Robyn has also worked in metropolitan local government, and non government organisations, including the Victorian Council on the Ageing.
She was most recently the CEO of Ballarat Community Health , an agency which provides a range of health and human services with a significant focus on health promotion. Social Support services included Alcohol and Other Drug treatment, Mental Health Support, Youth Services, Counselling, Youth Homelessness support and Family Violence Counselling.
Robyn has worked on several Boards including Committee for Ballarat and Ballarat Health Services.
She has qualifications in Social Work and Management and has undertaken several voluntary community service roles over the years.
Robyn has an ongoing interest in empowering people to take control of their health and wellbeing, and to ensuring that opportunities exist or are created that allow people to make informed choices and life decisions.
Deputy Chairperson – Dr Alex Wodak
Board Member – Sheena Watt
Sheena Watt is a public health advocate and company director. Sheena, a proud Yorta Yorta woman, is a Board Member of the Centre for Australian Progress, Queen Elizabeth Centre and VicHealth. She is a member of the Clinical Governance Committee at Merri Health and the Policy and Programs Task Group at Women's Health Victoria.
Sheena is the General Manager of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement for AFL SportsReady and Fellow of the Centre for Sustainability Leadership. With a career background in Aboriginal and Multicultural Affairs, Sheena has a particular focus on health equality, clinical governance and workforce reform.
Sheena was recently recognised as a Top 50 Australian Advanced Not-For-Profit Governance Leader.
Executive Officer – Gavin Ryan
Board Secretary & Finance Manager – Glenn Donahoo
Glenn Donahoo comes to PPHA after successfully managing a year long political campaign and involvement in a number of other community and political movements. In these roles he has been proactive in ensuring administrative needs, particularly relating to financial disclosures and budgeting, have been met and aims to bring these skills and knowledge to PPHA.
Since taking a role in the public health space, Glenn has focused on policies that can reduce the harm caused to many of societies most vulnerable people due to existing laws that focus on criminal justice outcomes rather than health outcomes.
Jarrod Allen – Director, Stakeholder Engagement