Board of Directors

The Auckland PHO Board

The Board is the legal authority for Auckland PHO. Directors are Directors representing the interests of Auckland PHO's constituents, both constitutional and moral. As such, both the Board and its constituents are entrusted to ensure that Auckland PHO is soundly managed for the benefit of the community it serves.

Currently there are nine Board members:

  • 3 elected GP providers - Dr Jim Lello, Dr Lisa Fuller and Dr Alistair Somerville (Casual Vacancy until the 2017 AGM)
  • 2 elected Practice Nurse or Practice Manager Providers - Stella McFarlane and Judy Davis
  • 1 Iwi member - Aroha Hudson
  • 1 Community co-opted - Donna Tamaariki

Board Members

Dr James (Jim) Lello (Chair)

Dr James (Jim) Lello (Chair)

Dr James (Jim) Lello
GP - Marsden Medical Centre

AUCKLAND PHO MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Auckland PHO Board Chair 2017
  • GP Provider Director (elected by Auckland PHO Shareholders)
  • Auckland PHO Board Member since 2013

EXPERIENCE:  General Practitioner.  Jim has experience in community based healthcare in the areas of clinical skills, medical education and health services organisational planning and Governance.  He also has research methodology training and experience in the design and conduct of community based clinical trials.

OCCUPATION:

  • G.P. Marsden Medical Practice

 MEDICAL EDUCATOR:

  • RNZCGP: January 2012 - present - Auckland Programme vocational training in GP post entry examination
  • RNZCGP: January 2005 - present - Auckland Programme training GPs in primary medical care
  • PHARMAC - Scientific Advisory: January 2001 - November 2012
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland: January 2005 - December 2008 - Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fellowship; General Practice 1994-1998
  • The John Hopkins University - Master of MPH, misc papers drug trial assessment, clinical trial design, paediatric epidemiology, Medical Research, Trial Design, Pharmacology 1990-1993
  • University of Auckland - Teachin and Research Fellow, Paediatrics/General Practice 1989-1991

Aroha Hudson

Aroha Hudson

AUCKLAND PHO MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Auckland PHO Director since 2004

EXPERIENCE

  • Director, National Heart Foundation, Clinical Trials Research Unit and Health Research Council
  • Board Member, Tamaki Healthcare PHO

OCCUPATION

  • CEO HealthWEST PHO

TYPE OF DIRECTOR

  • Ngati Whatua appointment

Stella McFarlane

Stella McFarlane

Stella McFarlane - PG Dip MH, RGON

Non-GP Provider Director (elected by Auckland PHO Shareholders)

AUCKLAND PHO MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Auckland PHO Board Member since 2013
  • Practice Manager AUT Health Counselling and Wellbeing
  • Chair: Auckland PHO Clinical Advisory Group

 

EXPERIENCE:  Practice Manager AUT

  • Auckland PHO Board Member since 2014
  • Practice Manager AUT Health Counselling and Wellbeing
  • Chair: Clinical Advisory Group
  • RNZCGP Cornerstone Assessor
  • La Leche League Leader - 10 years and communication skills trainer - 5 years
  • School Proprietors' Board Member

Judy Davis

Judy Davis

AUCKLAND PHO MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Auckland PHO Director since 2014

OCCUPATION:  

  • Kaitiaki/General Manager Oneroa Accident and Medical Centre and Piritahi Hau Ora Trust

QUALIFICATIONS

  • R.Cp.NZ, B.N. Postgrad Primary Nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • Over 30 years nursing experience in Accident and Medical, Theatre and Primary Health
  • Established health services on Waiheke Island
  • Strong Maori health gain focus

Donna Tamaariki

Donna Tamaariki

Donna Tamaariki - Community Director

Donna is the daughter of Tamaiti and Alice Tamaariki. She has worked in the area of health and community development for more than 20 years, identifying gaps and designing and implementing projects on a regional and national level across the community and corporate sectors. Donna is a director of Kaitiaki Enterprises Ltd, a company that specialises in cultural and historic tours and events in and around the Waitematā. She has a Diploma in Adult Education and delivers the Level 4 Certificate in Waka Ama for Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

Donna is the chair of Culture and Tourism committee and the appointed Director of the Ngāti Whātua Health Clinic companies.

Dr Lisa Eskilsden

Dr Lisa Eskilsden

Dr. Lisa Fuller

 

 

Dr Alistair Sommerville

Dr Alistair Sommerville

Alistair has been a GP owner at Carinhill Medical Centre, Epsom for 8 years. He replaced a previous Board member in a Casual Vacancy position until the 2017 AGM.

Alistair is a Medical Educator with the RNZCGP and an honorary academic at the UoA.

 

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Quality and Innovation in Primary Health Care

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