Ms Shelly Park appointed to St John of God Health Care Board

The Trustees of St John of God Health Care have announced the appointment of Ms Shelly Park to its Board.

Her appointment takes effect from 1 January 2022.


1 Dec 2021

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A former Victorian Business Woman of the Year (2011), Ms Park, who has a background in nursing, has extensive experience in health care leadership and has worked across a diverse range of not for profit, public and private health care organisations including as CEO Australian Red Cross Lifeblood, CEO Monash Health, and a leader in a number of NZ-based roles. She also has experience as a non-executive director in health related organisations. 

Ms Eva Skira AM, Chair of Trustees said that Ms Park had outstanding credentials in safety, risk management and stewardship within health care settings, all key areas of focus for St John of God Health Care. 

“Ms Park’s appointment will contribute to the overall strength of the St John of God Health Board and we are delighted to welcome her,” she said.

St John of God Health Care Board Chair Hon Kerry Sanderson AC CVO welcomed her appointment.

“Ms Park brings a passion for the voice of the patient and clinical leadership, which is very important for St John of God Health Care as a Mission-led person-centred organisation with a strong focus on values, patient experience and clinical excellence,” she said.

Ms Skira and Mrs Sanderson also thanked outgoing Victorian-based Board member Julie Caldecott, who served on the St John of God Health Care Board for seven years, for her significant contribution to the organisation.