Our experienced team of Executive Personnel ensure the smooth running of all aspects of our healthcare service and facilities.

 

Covering all financial management and administrative procedures, Timboon and District Healthcare Service relies on our:

 

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Director of Clinical Services
  • Director of Community Health
  • Director of Corporate Services
  • Director of Performance and Quality
  • Regional Director of Medical Services

 

Please contact us to find out more about the history of Timboon’s hospital, or make enquiries about our hospital services, primary healthcare programs or home and community care.

Rebecca Van Wollingen

Chief Executive Officer

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Rebecca joined the TDHS team in February 2018. Rebecca has 14 years’ experience as a clinician and leader in health care, including 7 years’ experience in senior management roles across the public health and not-for profit sector. Rebecca is focused on achieving great health outcomes for rural and remote communities by creating sustainable systems, building capacity, improving organisational performance and developing partnerships.

 

Rebecca sits on the Clinical Advisory Council for the Western Victoria Primary Health Network. She holds a Bachelor of Nursing, a Masters of Public Health and is an Associate Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Managers. Rebecca lives on a small farm in Timboon and is currently completing a Masters of Business Administration

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Tanya Wines

Director of Community Health

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Tanya is an experienced health professional who has spent the majority of her career working as a Medical Scientist. Over the past 10 years she has established herself in leadership roles holding various management positions in private industry. Tanya believes in values-driven leadership, engaging and building relationships on the foundations of trust and respect.

 

Tanya has spent many years working in rural and remote Australia and has a great understanding of community engagement and consumer directed care. Tanya believes that the Community Health Team plays a significant role in maintaining and improving the health and wellbeing of our community. Tanya holds a Bachelor of Applied Science – Human Biology and has recently returned to the district with her husband and two sons after spending 12 years working interstate.

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Michelle Selten

Interim Director of Clinical Services

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Michelle is a registered nurse with 30 years of clinical experience at Timboon and District Healthcare Service; the last seven years as the Nurse Unit Manager.

 

Michelle is passionate about patient centred care and is a strong advocate for patients being fully informed and able to make the best individual choices for themselves. “Not only do we need to ensure patient’s safety and that we work together as a team for a patient centred experience, we also need to ensure good communication and openness with both the patient and their loved ones for the best possible outcome.”

 

Being born and raised locally, Michelle feels privileged to be able to support the community that she grew up in. She is supported by her husband, two children, family and friends.

Chris McGrath

Director of Corporate Services

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Chris is a CPA qualified accountant with over 20 years’ experience in various financial roles and industries. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Deakin Warrnambool, he worked and lived overseas and returned to work corporate travel in Melbourne.

 

In 2008 he moved back to Warrnambool to commence at South West Healthcare where he worked in various accounting roles, most recently as Manager of Performance and Budget.

 

Chris is married with three children. Chris has also achieved a lot of personal satisfaction through volunteering on a number of sporting and professional committees.

Donna Porritt

Director of Performance and Quality

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Donna has more than 30 years of experience working in the health and community services sector and is a long-time resident of the south-west. She has a Bachelor of Business and is a CPA qualified accountant with specialist skills in governance and public health leadership.

 

Donna joined TDHS in November 2020 and said she was most impressed with the organisation’s ‘community-first’ approach. Her role as our Director of Performance and Quality is brand new and Donna said she was looking forward to being a valuable contributor to the management team and the sustainable future of the health service.

 

She lives in Warrnambool and enjoys beach life with her two primary-school aged children.

Didir Imran

Regional Director of Medical Services

 

With over 10 years of clinical and hospital administration experience, Didir has worked across five states and eight health services after graduating from the University of Adelaide (MBBS). Didir is a huge advocate for health informatics and he was most recently the Deputy Chief Informatics Officer (CMIO) at Western Health, where he assisted with clinician engagement and in the implementation and design of a multi-million dollar electronic medical record (EMR) system.

 

A firm believer of life-long learning, Didir is currently undertaking a Masters of Health Services degree through Monash University. He is also a trainee with the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA). As the inaugural District Director of Medical Administration (DDMA) for the Polwarth region, Didir has strategic and operational oversight of clinical governance across the region. Didir is a dedicated medical practitioner and he looks forward to assisting with the implementation of a public medical model of care at Timboon and District Healthcare Service.