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Board Members

Mr Bruce Henderson

CHAIRMAN - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Director since 2014
Chairman since April 2015

Mr Bill Greenwood

VICE CHAIRMAN - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Director since 2010

Mr John Dixon

DIRECTOR - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Director since April 2015

John Dixon is a retired educator and former state school Principal. He has completed post-graduate studies in management, leadership, finance and educational administration. As a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors he has served on numerous boards since retiring. John has recently updated his qualifications by undertaking courses in risk management, governance and finance.

John has also held leadership positions in Lions International and several community organisations for which he has received several awards, including life memberships, thus recognizing his contributions and commitment. During his career he has had a lengthy involvement in sports administration and is currently Vice President of the Dubbo Golf Club and on the executive council of the NSW Veteran Golfers Association. He has been a JP for over 45 years.

Mr Geoffrey Ballard

TREASURER - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Director since: November 2020

Geoffrey Ballard is a former multiple business owner, company director, business and marketing consultant and entrepreneur.

Geoff is currently Chairman of the Dubbo State Electorate Council with the NSW National Party, and a member of the National Party of NSW Central Council. Geoff brings his skills in marketing, management and corporate governance to the Orana Gardens Board of Directors.

Dr Joseph Canalese

DIRECTOR - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Director since March 2021

Joseph is a retired Physician/Gastroenterologist was a Visiting Medical Officer at Dubbo Base Hospital for over 35 years. Joseph provided outreach clinics at various times to Brewarrina, Gilgandra, Wellington, Walgett, Condobolin, Coonabarabran and Bourke Hospital. He was the Associate Dean, School of Rural Health University of Sydney.

He has been the Deputy Chair of the Western NSW Local Health District Board for 10 years.

Joseph is involved in various community, sporting and professional bodies. He has been a long term advocate for improved health care including cancer care and care of the aged.

Mary McCarthy

DIRECTOR - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Director since April 2021

Cate Whiteley

DIRECTOR - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Director since March 2021