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Kirstan Corben

Special responsibilities: Member of the Clinical Governance & Quality Committee; Member of the Nominations Committee.

Qualifications and experience: Master of Organisational Leadership (Monash University); Master of Health Promotion (Deakin University); Bachelor of Physiotherapy (LaTrobe University). Currently Executive Manager at VicHealth (the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation) with responsibility for leading the organisation’s work in sport and physical activity, healthy eating, mental wellbeing, alcohol, tobacco, health equity and arts. Previously worked for 16 years with Alfred Health, most recently working directly with the CEO, Executive Committee and Board to embed prevention within the Alfred Health service system and then more broadly as a sector lead for all Victorian health services. Ten of those
years with Alfred Health were dedicated to community health in leadership, health promotion and clinical roles.

Other local involvement: Make voluntary contributions to a number of organisations in the mental health and community sport areas. Many professional and personal connections with the communities of the inner southern region of Melbourne.