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Brining Quality to Life

Board of Directors

Merriwa is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors. Board members bring their skills, expertise and vision to the board table for the benefit of the entire organisation.

Our Board of Directors understand that the heart of Merriwa lies in our ability to continue to successfully manage our commercial operations so that they fund our important social dividend projects.

Danny O'Donoghue


Executive Officer, NE Tracks LLEN

Executive Management experience within public service and education sectors.

Director since March 1995

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Joe Caruso

Deputy Chair

Retired Chief Executive Officer, St John’s Village Inc

Senior Management experience within public health and rural services sector.

Director since March 1995

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Michael Carlile


Retired Tax Practice Director, Arthur Andersen – Australia and New Zealand

Considerable experience in Financial and Taxation matters

Director since September 2004

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John Joyce


Director, RESET Pty Ltd

Management experience in strategic planning, project development and implementation as well as having had key Director/Management roles with State Government Departments, in the area of Regional Development, Housing and Community Care, Acute Health and Aged Care.

Director since November 2013

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Libby Hosking


Former Principal of Wangaratta District Specialist School

A champion of and for, people with a disability.

Director since October 2014

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Margaret Bennett


Chief Executive Officer, North East Health Wangaratta

Outstanding community focussed Health Management and leadership experience and strong Governance credentials.

Director since August 2017

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