Ms Kinder is the Operations Manager at the University of Melbourne, Shepparton Medical Centre, having joined the practice as Business Manager in 2015 and taking on the key leadership position late in 2017. During this time, she has gained extensive experience in the strategic planning, management and governance of a primary health service.
With 13 years’ experience in the higher education sector, Ms Kinder has held positions as Executive Officer, La Trobe University, Shepparton Campus and Rural Clinical School Manager, University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health, contributing to the significant growth and expansion of courses, programs and collaborative partnerships across Regional Victoria. Prior to this, she held management positions in the telecommunication, retail and hospitality sectors.
Ms Kinder holds a Diploma of Management and is a graduate of the Fairley Leadership Program and during a five-year period, she has represented her community as Member, Community Advisory Committee and Primary Care & Population Health Advisory Committee, GV Health and 3 years as Chair, Goulburn Valley Community Advisory Council for Murray PHN.
Through all of these experiences, she has developed a passion for health, education, community engagement, technology, innovation and impact research.