Board Subcommittees


Community Advisory Committee

The Community Advisory Committee provides advice and leadership on strategies for effective community participation and ensures that consumers and community views are reflected in service delivery, planning and policy development. Find out more about the Community Advisory Committee.

Chair: Ms Barbara Hingston


  • David Stevenson
  • Sandra Anderson
  • Jacqueline Gibson
  • Virendra Khatana
  • Sharon King Harris
  • Roxanne Maule

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee advises the Board on matters relating to financial strategies and performance as well as capital management.

Chair: Alex Johnstone (until February 2019) David Stevenson (from February 2019)


  • Zoe Wainer
  • Barbara Hingston
  • Andrew Saunders
  • Deborah Cole

Safety and Quality Committee

The Safety and Quality Committee provides advice and direction to the Board of Directors of Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) on the continuous quality improvement of services, provided and purchased by DHSV. The committee oversee the implementation and evaluation of safety, quality and clinical governance activities across services.

Chair: Dr Pamela Dalgliesh


  • Sandra Anderson
  • Keegan Crow
  • Nicolle Davies
  • Rebekah Kaberry
  • Judith Klepner
  • Jonathan Teoh
  • Antony Tobin

Population Health Committee

The role of the Population Health Committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the Board on health issues affecting the population served by DHSV. It also serves as the Victorian Oral Health Promotion Advisory Group, overseeing the development of the new Victorian action plan to prevent oral disease 2019–2032.

Chair: Ms Kathy Bell


  • Jan Black Local Government (MAV)
  • Chelsea Brand Aboriginal Health (DHHS)
  • Mikaela Egan Aboriginal Health (VACCHO)
  • Lisa Gibbs Pop Hlth Epidemiology & Plann’g (UoM)
  • Mark Gussy Oral health promotion research (LaTrobe)
  • Matthew Hopcraft Chief Executive Officer (ADAVB)
  • Lucy Hunter
  • Rebekah Kaberry Community member
  • Judith Klepner
  • Sajeev Koshy Public sector oral health
  • Emma Leipa Public sector community health (VHA)
  • Gregory Morris Private sector dentist
  • Tan Nguyen Private sector oral health (ADOHTA Vic)
  • Julie Satur Oral health promotion research (UoM)
  • John Rogers Public sector oral health (DH)
  • Antony Tobin
  • Felicia Valianatos Public sector oral health
  • Vacant (DHAAVB)
  • Vacant (Vic Health)

Audit & Risk Committee

The Audit and Risk Committee assists the DHSV Board to fulfil its corporate governance and oversight responsibilities in relation to financial reporting, internal control systems, risk management systems and the internal and external audit functions.

Chair: Andrew Saunders


  • Pamela Dalgliesh
  • David Stevenson
  • Kevin Quigley Independent member

Executive Performance & Remuneration Committee

The Executive Performance & Remuneration Committee ensures the continuous and effective functioning of the DHSV by monitoring the performance, remuneration and professional development of the CEO, Executive and DHSV Board of Directors.

Chair: Zoe Wainer


  • Kathy Bell
  • Pamela Dalgliesh