Executive Personnel

Ms Fiona Brew
Chief Executive

Fiona Brew RN, Perioperative Certificate, Grad Dip Acute Care Nursing, MACN, MBA, GAICD 

Fiona commenced with Colac Area Health in June 2019. Fiona brings extensive regional and rural experience working across a variety of health regions in senior executive roles. She has held portfolios across both the clinical and corporate domains influencing health outcomes for local communities.

Fiona has represented the sector on numerous working groups and through ministerial appointments. Recognising that staff are the greatest asset for any organisation, drives her passion in developing opportunities for people to learn and grow. Fiona is a values driven leader and believes a safe and just culture leads to a high performing organisation.

Ms Jenny Salkeld
Executive Director – Nursing

A Registered Nurse and Midwife with extensive clinical experience, rural health management and safety and risk coordination. Jenny has worked in Rural Western Australia, New Zealand and several organisations in Victoria. Most recently she was the Director of Nursing at Kilmore & District Hospital prior to coming to CAH. Jenny has been Assistant Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Clinical Operations at CAH since February 2016. Jenny’s aims at CAH are: – To promote timely access and flow through our services to the broader community. – To support the clinical workforce to be well informed, contemporary, and be a cohesive goal orientated team that has pride in their workplace.

Jo Stevens
Executive Director – Community Health

Jo has been working in various health leadership roles for over 25 years. Her breadth of experience includes roles in Aged Care, Rehabilitation and over the past 10 years in Community Health. 

During this time Jo has been involved in the actualisation of significant organisational imperatives and service implementations that aim to better support patients most at risk in our communities to better manage their health and wellbeing.

Executive Director Finance and Corporate Services

This position is currently vacant

Executive Director People and Culture

This position is currently vacant