Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
 

Nursing and Midwifery Board Members

Lynette Cusack

Dr Lynette Cusack RN

Chair of the National Board and Health Practitioner, South Australia

Qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse
  • PhD; Masters Health Administration; Bachelor of Nursing; Diploma Applied Science – Nursing; Midwifery Certificate
Memberships:
  • Member Australian College of Nursing
  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (Chair) from 6 May 2014 to 30 August 2018
  • Presiding Member Nurses Board of South Australia from October 1999 to August 2009
  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (Presiding Member) from 31 August 2013
  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (Deputy Chair) from 30 August 2009-2012; August 2012 – August 2013
  • Appointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 30 August 2009

Reappointed as Chair of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia from 31 August 2015 (3rd term of office)

Angela Brannelly

Angela Brannelly

Health Practitioner, Northern Territory

Qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse and Midwife
  • Bachelor of Nursing Science (post registration) - Northern Territory University
  • Master of Health Services Management - Griffith University
Memberships:
  • Former Chair Northern Territory Board of Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia: from July 2010
  • Former Member Northern Territory Board of Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia: July 2010 to August 2015
  • Chair Nursing and Midwifery Board of Northern Territory: October 2006 to June 2010
  • Member Australian College of Nursing
  • Member Australian College of Midwives
  • Appointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 30 August 2012

Reappointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 31 August 2015 (3rd term of office)

Veronica Casey

Adjunct A/Prof Veronica Casey

Health Practitioner, Queensland

Qualifications:
  • Registered nurse and midwife
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Nursing, Geriatric
  • Master, Nursing Leadership
  • Fellow - Australian College of Nursing
Memberships:
  • Former member Queensland Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia: July 2010 to September 2015
  • Member Association of Queensland Nurse Leaders
  • International Commissioner on Magnet ©, American Nurses Credentialing Centre
  • Member of the College of Midwives

Three year appointment to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia from 6 May 2014 to 4 May 2017

Nicoletta Cliffol

Nicoletta Ciffolilli

Community Member, Western Australia

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Jurisprudence (University of Western Australia)
  • Bachelor of Laws (University of Western Australia)
  • Nationally Accredited Mediator
  • Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner
  • Approved Court Mediator of the Family Court of WA
  • Recipient of the LEADR Award for Significant Contribution to Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Memberships:
  • Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and High Court of Australia
  • Member of the Law Society of WA’s Mediators and Arbitrators Panel
  • Community Member of the Western Australia Board of the Medical Board of Australia
  • Previous Legal Member of the Medical Board of Western Australia
  • Previous Member of the State Administrative Tribunal (WA)
  • Previous Member of the Social Security Appeals Tribunal
  • Previous Conference Registrar with the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Three year appointment to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia from 31 August 2015 to 30 August 2018.

Denise Fassett

Professor Denise Fassett

Health Practitioner, Tasmania

Qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse
  • PhD University of Technology Sydney; Master of Nursing; Graduate Diploma Aged Care; Bachelor of Health Science; General Nursing Training Royal Hobart Hospital
Memberships:
  • Board Member Partners in Health Board (Faculty of Health Science and Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania)
  • Tasmanian Health Organisation (THO North) Governing Council Board Member
  • Chair Wicking Dementia Research and Education Advisory Committee (Tasmania)
  • Member Academic Senate UTAS
  • Chair and Member Faculty of Health Science Executive UTAS
  • Previous Chair Nursing Board of Tasmania from June 2006 to June 2010
  • Appointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 30 August 2009

Reappointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 31 August 2015 (3rd term of office)

Melodie Heland

Melodie Heland

Health Practitioner, Victoria

Qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Masters of Nursing, Grad Dip Health Administration, Bachelor of Nursing, Critical Care Certificate
  • Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Executive MBA (in progress 2015)
Memberships:
  • Member Australian College of Health Service Management
  • Member Victorian Ministerial Advisory Council for Nursing and Midwifery
  • Member Victorian Health Services Review Council

Three year appointment to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia from 1 June 2015.

Christopher Helms

Christopher Helms

Health Practitioner, Australian Capital Territory

Qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science, Nursing – Geriatric and Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing and Spanish
Memberships:
  • Fellow, Australian College of Nurse Practitioners
  • Member, Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association
  • Former Vice President, Australian College of Nurse Practitioners
  • Former Member of the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council - Nurse Practitioner Program Accreditation Committee

Three year appointment to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia from 31 August 2015 to 30 August 2018.

Max Howard

Max Howard

Community Member, Queensland

Qualifications:
  • Master Business Administration; Graduate Cert Business (USC); Associate Diploma in Information Technology (systems analyst); Certificate IV Assessment & Workforce Training.
Memberships:
  • Member Australian Institute Company Directors
  • Member Dental Technicians Board Queensland (Treasurer)
  • Member Speech pathologists Board of Queensland (Treasurer)
  • Member Logan/Scenic Rim Policy Advice Collaborative - Advice on Policy development for urban development (healthy cities) for local government
  • Member Queensland Building Services Policy Committee
  • Previous Member Southside Partnership Council – Connecting Healthcare in Communities
  • Previous Member Dental Board Australia (Queensland)
  • Previous Chair of the Logan/ Beaudesert Health Service District Council
  • Appointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 30 August 2012

Reappointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 31 August 2015 (2nd term of office)

Annette Symes

Annette Symes

Health Practitioner, New South Wales

Qualifications:
  • Registered nurse
  • Graduate Certificate, Health Planning (University of New South Wales)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing) (University of New England, Northern Rivers)
Memberships:
  • Appointment as Adjunct Professor, Southern Cross University, School of Health Sciences & Human Sciences

Three year appointment to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia from 31 August 2015 to 30 August 2018.

Allyson Warrington

Ms Allyson Warrington

Community Member, Tasmania

Qualifications:
  • Company Directors Diploma
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing and International Business)
  • Certified Practising Marketer
Memberships:
  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow, Australian Marketing Institute
  • Board Member, Cancer Council Tasmania
  • Board Member, Hobart Womens’ Shelter
  • Former Director and Chair Audit Committee, Tasmanian Polytechnic
  • Former President, Public Relations Institute of Australia (Tas)
  • Former President, Australian Marketing Institute (Tas)
  • Former community representative, Crime Prevention and Community Safety Council
  • Appointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 30 August 2012

Reappointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 31 August 2015 (2nd term of office)

Margaret Winn

Ms Margaret Winn

Community Member, New South Wales

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education (Sydney)
Memberships:
  • Former member New South Wales Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia: July 2010 to June 2014
  • Former member New South Wales Nursing and Midwifery Council: July 2010 to June 2015
  • Appointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 30 August 2012

Reappointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 31 August 2015 (3rd term of office)

Jennifer Wood

Jennifer Wood

Health Practitioner, Western Australia

Qualifications:
  • Registered midwife, Registered Nurse
  • Masters of Science
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Midwifery)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Nursing)
Memberships:
  • Member of the Western Australia Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Three year appointment to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia from 31 August 2015 to 30 August 2018.

 
 
 
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