Joanne Kinder, Board Member
Joanne Kinder is a healthcare and education executive with success in leading strategy and operations across a wide variety of settings in both the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors.
Joanne is passionate about advancing health and education in regional areas, co-design and place-based approaches, innovation and technology. In addition to core operational competencies, she is experienced in project management, governance, risk management, analytics and managing other support functions such as finance, human resources, IT and marketing.
Joanne has held leadership positions in the higher education sector, contributing to the significant growth and expansion of courses, programs, collaborative partnerships and graduate outcomes across regional Victoria as Executive Officer, La Trobe University, Shepparton Campus and Rural Clinical School Manager, University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health.
Most recently, she was the Operations Manager, University of Melbourne, Shepparton Medical Centre, a key leadership position in which she gained extensive experience in strategic planning, management and governance of a large primary health service, delivering high-quality patient care, teaching and research. She currently holds the role of Strategic Operations Manager, Connected Cardiology, improving access to services in a regional area.
Joanne is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Diploma of Management. She has completed the Fairley Leadership Program and during a five-year period, she has represented her community as a Member, Community Advisory Committee and Primary Care & Population Health Advisory Committee, GV Health and three years as Chair, Goulburn Valley Community Advisory Council for Murray PHN.