Board Summary June 28, 2018
Present: Margaret Belfrage (Chair); Fay Agterhuis (Deputy Chair & Special Projects); Adam Murray (Finance & Audit); Damon Burn (Quality, Safety & Risk); Ms Kristina Dimasi; Marion Westrup; Shane Dawson (CEO)
Apologies: Tim Walsh
The Board accepted the Chair’s Report which summarised her official engagements over the month.
CEO Organisational Report
The Board accepted the CEO Report which included: New Payroll system implemented; completion of 2018 Community Conversations (report to be finalised); new Website at draft and consultation stage; applications being prepared under DHHS infrastructure grants regarding funds for Coorabin and Portarlington facility upgrades; and CEO engagement activity.
Strategic Planning – New Logo
The Board accepted a design for the new BCH logo. The Strategic Plan was also approved and the CEO authorised to organise a public launch event for presentation of both logo and Strategic Plan.
Board Committee Reports
The Board accepted reports from the Financial & Audit Committee, the Quality, Safety & Risk Committee, and the Special Projects Committee. The Board approved the updated Instrument of Authority (financial delegations). Results of the Staff Survey were presented.
2018-19 Operational and Capital Budgets
The Board approved the 2018-19 financial budgets.
Quality and Safety Framework
The Board approved the first version of the Quality and Safety Framework which contains the BCH Service Quality Standards, subsequent quality controls for the standards, and the framework for reporting of quality and safety data to the Board.
The Board accepted a priority recommendation from The Board Finance and Audit Committee to seek legal regarding BCH Constitution.
The Treasurer and CEO reported that a small portion of the funds lost as a result of the 2007 Global Financial Crisis, in particular the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers USA, have been recovered.
Health and Wellbeing Fund
The Board endorsed a proposed process to finalise a decision regarding the remaining money in the Health and Wellbeing Fund and request CCAG to provide advice on the proposal.
The Board progressed the process to fill the current casual vacancy on the Board. The Board also approved the process for Board performance assessment. One Board Policy was updated, and the Board Calendar updated.
No membership applications.
Next Meeting 26 July 2018