Yorke and Northern Local Health Network Board

The Yorke and Northern Local Health Network covers the areas including Yorke Peninsula, Clare Valley, Lower North and Mid North areas of South Australia. This area includes 16 health services at Balaklava, Booleroo Centre, Burra, Clare, Crystal Brook, Jamestown, Laura, Maitland, Orroroo, Peterborough, Port Broughton, Port Pirie, Riverton, Snowtown, Wallaroo and Yorketown.

The governing board is responsible and accountable to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing for local decision making.

The role of the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network governing board includes setting strategies and priorities for health services in the region, as well as ensuring the LHN achieves the performance indicators in its Service Agreement.

The Chair

John VoumardJohn Voumard, Yorke and Northern LHN Governing Board Chairman

John Voumard is the Principal of Voumard Lawyers with offices in Jamestown, Port Pirie, Clare and Adelaide. He has been practicing law in the regional area for 33 years amassing a deep understanding of the community and the region. He has held a longstanding interest in the provision of health services in the region and has previously participated as a Member of the Mid-North Regional Health Board.

John is currently the Chair of the Jamestown Development Association and Chair of the Belalie Arts Society Inc., Jamestown.

Board Members

Julianne Badenoch

Julianne Badenoch is a senior registered nurse and registered midwife with over 40 years’ experience working in rural health. Julianne has post graduate qualifications in Perioperative Nursing and Basic Radiology, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Julianne is currently working for Ardrossan Medical HQ and is also a Clinical Reference Lead for the Australian Digital Health Agency, a contract she has held since 2011. Julianne has post graduate qualifications in Perioperative Nursing and Basic Radiology, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Glenise Coulthard

Glenise is an Adnyamathanha woman from the Northern Flinders Ranges, who has worked in Aboriginal Health service provision in the Flinders and Upper North region in excess of 23 years.  She is the Director, Aboriginal Health for the Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, covering the Roxby, Woomera, Leigh Creek, Hawker and Quorn areas.

Liz Malcolm

Liz Malcolm has significant experience in senior management positions across SA, and is currently employed as General Manager Operations, Uniting Country SA. Liz has had a long executive career with Housing SA, including Regional Manager for Yorke and Mid North, Barossa and Gawler and Port Pirie / Port Augusta. Liz is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, has an Advanced Diploma of Management and a background as a Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife and Nurse Practitioner.

Yvonne Warncken

Yvonne Warncken is currently Director of Commercial Operations for North Eastern Community Hospital, commencing in October 2018. Prior to taking on this role, Yvonne was employed in finance roles for almost 20 years with SA Health, most recently as Chief Finance Officer for Country Health SA, a role she held for six years. Yvonne holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters in Health Service Management. Yvonne has a deep understanding of health finance and in particular in depth understanding of health funding across regional South Australia.

If you would like to contact the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network board, please e-mail Health.YNLHNCEOOffice@sa.gov.au.

Agendas —  Monthly Board Meetings

Minutes  —  Monthly Board Meetings

Board Expenses