GML Board Election of Chair and Deputy Chair

For immediate release                                                        12.00pm Wednesday 4 December 2013

Dr Nola Maxfield re-appointed as GML Board Chair

Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) is pleased to announce that following its November Board meeting, Dr Nola Maxfield has been reappointed as Chair of Gippsland Medicare Local. The meeting also saw the election of Mr Ben Leigh as Deputy Chair.

Dr Maxfield, a well-respected and experienced Wonthaggi GP, has provided leadership to GML in a period of transition, consolidation and now progress in its role of coordinating primary health services across the Gippsland region.

Mr Leigh as the newly-elected Deputy Chair brings his vast experience as Latrobe Community Health Service’s Chief Executive Officer.

The re-election of Dr Maxfield is testament her Board leadership over the past year, and together with Mr Leigh, GML can be confident of a strong Board going into 2014.

Dr Maxfield and Mr Leigh are supported by the seven continuing Directors:

  • Ms Susan Davies;
  • Mr Jim Turcato;
  • Ms Kellie O’Callaghan;
  • Mr Mark Biggs;
  • Ms Diane Sullivan;
  • Mr Duncan Malcolm; and
  • Ms Leah Young

Further details on our GML Board will be available shortly on our Board of Directors page on the new Gippsland Medicare Local website: