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Governance

Steering Committee

Our Equality and Workplace Reform Steering Committee actively guides, advises and monitors our progress in implementing our reform program.

The Steering Committee includes AV employees and first responders, as well as external stakeholders and partners including union leaders, health sector leaders and subject matter experts.

Ambulance Victoria members

  • Tony Walker, Chief Executive Officer (Chair)
  • Libby Murphy, Chief Operations Officer
  • Anthony Carlyon, Acting Executive Director Clinical Operations
  • Lily Lucent, ALS Paramedic, Reservoir Branch (Staff Reference Group representative)
  • Bhav Selvalingam, Acting Team Manager, Kangaroo Flat (Staff Reference Group representative)
  • Stuart Hine, Acting Area Manager 15 Hospital Liaison (Staff Reference Group representative)
  • Lucille Brown, Ambulance Community Officer (ACO), Beechworth Branch (Staff Reference Group representative)
  • Nikki Anderson, Operational Project Specialist, Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedic (Staff Reference Group representative)
  • Simone Cusack, Executive Director, Equality & Workplace Reform
  • Nicola Reinders, Executive Director, Quality and Patient Experience
  • Alison Goss, Acting Executive Director, People Services
  • Nichola Holgate, Executive Director, Communication & Engagement
  • Bonnie Loft, Director, Workplace Reform
  • TBA, Program Officer, Equality and Workplace Reform

External members

  • Adam Fennessy PSM, Victorian Public Service Commissioner
  • Brett Adie, Secretary, Ambulance Employees Association Victoria
  • Jill McCabe, Chief Executive Officer, Professionals Australia
  • Danny Hill, General Secretary, Victorian Ambulance Union
  • Dr Sue Matthews, Chief Executive Officer, The Royal Women’s Hospital
  • Maria Perera, Executive Director, Ambulance Services Branch, Department of Health
  • Andrew Colvin AO APM, Independent Advisor

Other representatives will be invited to provide specialist input and advice as required.

Staff Reference Group

Our Equality and Workplace Reform Staff Reference Group represents the voice of our workforce, and has a critical role in helping to shape the way we approach and prioritise the reforms at AV.

The group includes members from a range of backgrounds and roles across the workforce, including paramedics, ambulance community officers, administration and corporate staff. They are passionate about representing the many voices and experiences of our workforce in helping to create a safe, fair and inclusive workplace.

  • ​Nikki Anderson (she/her), Operational Project Specialist, Advanced Life Saving (ALS) Paramedic
  • ​Sally Clark, ALS Paramedic – North East Super Resource Centre
  • Bhav Selvalingam (he/him/his), ALS Paramedic – Kyneton
  • ​Lily Lucent (she/her/they/their), ALS Paramedic
  • Emily Hackman (she/her), ALS Paramedic
  • ​Steph Hulsbosch (they/them), Ambulance Community Officer – Myrtleford
  • Brett Drummond (he/him and they/them), Manager, Consequence and Planning – Emergency Management Unit
  • ​Lucille Brown (she/her), Ambulance Community Officer – Beechworth
  • Phil Cullen (he/him), Acting Director Communication – External Affairs Communication and Engagement
  • Phoebe Sinnett (she/her), Operational Communications, Specialist Operational Communications
  • Kerry Laughton (she/her/they/them), Acting Executive Advisor, Quality & Patient Experience
  • Stuart Hine (he/him/his), Team Manager, South Melbourne branch
  • Linda Liem (she/her and they/them), ALS Paramedic – Metro East
  • ​​Julie Delahunt (she/her and they/them), A/Senior Team Manager – Medium Acuity Transport Service