Meet our Board

IUIH Chairperson
Ms Lynette Shipway (Noonuccal, Yuggera, Jagera)

Dip. Bus Mgmt., Assoc Dip. Community Welfare and Indigenous Ed, Cert IV Assessment and Training

Nominated Director for Yulu-Burri-Ba Aboriginal Corporation for Health since 2011.

The current Chairperson of the Yulu-Burri-Ba Aboriginal Corporation for Community Health, based on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island), former Director of the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council and elected as the IUIH Chairperson in November 2015.

Chair – Governance Committee
Member – Finance and Audit Committee

Deputy Chairperson
Mrs Stella Johnson (Kamilaroi)

Certificates in Management, Social Welfare and Community Mediation

Nominated Director for Kambu Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Health since 2009.

The current CEO of Kambu Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Health in Ipswich and a founding Director of IUIH, a director of the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council, Health Workforce Qld and former director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Services (ATSICHS) Brisbane.

Member – Governance Committee
Member – Finance and Audit Committee

Director
Mr Kieran Chilcott (Yurarabul)

B.Ed, Dip Management, Cert IV in Mental Health, Project Management, Business (Governance) and in Assessment and Workplace Training

Nominated Director for Kalwun Development Corporation Ltd since late 2016.

The current CEO of Kalwun Development Corporation Ltd on the Gold Coast and a founding Director of IUIH, a current Director of the Gold Coast Primary Health Network and CheckUp Queensland and a former Chairperson of the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council.

Member – Governance Committee

Director
Mr Andrew Niven (Djaku-nde)

Bachelor of Business, PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner

Nominated Director for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Services Brisbane Ltd since 2019.

A current Board Member of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Services (ATSICHS) Brisbane Ltd and a Senior Data Analyst at the University of Queensland.

Member – Finance and Audit Committee
Member – Performance Quality and Risk Committee

Director
Dr William (Bill) Glasson

AO MBBS, FRANZCO, FRACS, FRCOphth, FRACGP, Dip App Sci (Optom), GAICD

Independent Director since 2014.

A current Director at Terrace Eye Centre and Avant Mutual Group Ltd, Consultant Ophthalmologist at various hospitals and provider of outreach ophthalmology services to rural Indigenous Australian populations for over 30 years. Former Federal President AMA, awarded the AMA Gold medal in 2017.

Member – Performance Quality and Risk Committee

Director
Mr Maurice Burke

B.Com

Independent Director since 2015.

A retired accountant, director of Delamore Retirement Community and member on the following committees – Delamore Retirement Community Finance Committee (Chair), Gold Coast Waterways Authority Audit and Risk Committee and Missionary Franciscan Sisters Finance Committee.

Chair – Finance and Audit Committee
Member – Performance Quality and Risk Committee

Director
The Honorable Paul Lucas

BEcon, LLB, MBA, MURP, MPIA, FAICD

Independent Director since 2017.

A former Queensland Deputy Premier and former Minister of various Queensland portfolios including Health. Currently an Adjunct Professor in Law and Business at the Australian Catholic University and Bond University, Solicitor and Urban Planner and a Director of various Government and non-profit companies.

Chair – Performance Quality and Risk Committee

Director
Mr Selwyn Button (Gungarri)

B.Ed, MBA

Independent Director since late 2019.

Registrar, Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC). Current Director of The Lowitja Institute and Queensland Rugby Union.

Former roles include – Assistant Director-General, State School – Indigenous Education, Queensland Department of Education Queensland and Chief Executive Officer of the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council.

Member – Governance Committee
Member – Performance Quality and Risk Committee

Company Secretary
Mrs Charmaine Harch

LLB, Grad Dip Corp Gov, FGIA, FCG(CS)

Company Secretary since 2013.

Chartered Company Secretary and Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia. Charmaine has held corporate governance positions with several Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and a large disability charity. She has a law degree and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance.

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