Dr Michelle Towstoless

Board member since October 2018

Special responsibilities: Deputy Chair of the Board, Chair of the Nominations Committee, Member of the Executive Performance & Development Committee and Member of the Clinical Govenernace & Quality Committee

Qualifications and experience:  PhD (University of Melbourne), Bachelor of Science (Honours) First Class.
Pro Vice Chancellor of Victoria University, Executive Dean Faculty of Health Engineering & Science of Victoria University, Former Board member Directors Western Region Health Centre, Chair of the Victoria University Academic Board, Staff representative of the Victoria University Council, Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors

Other local involvement: Michelle has significant experience in governance as a member and chair of a NFP community health board and is committed to good governance principles and is also currently the member of AICD.

For over 32 years, Michelle has worked within the Health sector and a dual sector University to gain executive leadership, management and governance experience and in particular worked with disadvantaged communities in the west of Melbourne in partnership with the Board of Women’s Health West, the Board of Western Region Health Centre, Victoria University, Western Health, Lead West and Several sporting organisations including the Western Bulldogs and their Son’s of the west, Men’s health program.