Committee of Management

The Board is responsible for all aspects of good governance including quality, finance, HR and capital developments. They appoint the CEO/Director of nursing who provides a written report on key result areas at each meeting. The Ottrey Homes Rules allow for a maximum of eight members to be appointed to the Board for a period of three years resulting in an average of two vacancies each year. One must be a financial member of the Association to be eligible for Board membership. Board membership is voluntary with no remuneration being paid. Members can stand for reappointment as often as they wish.

Kate Jamieson

Kate Jamieson

Chairperson

With over 38 years of experience as a senior Federal public servant, Kate has successfully led major government projects implementing new programs and services.

Kate has been part of the government’s response to many emergencies from the 1983 Ash Wednesday bushfires, cyclones, and floods.

It was Kate’s work assisting families following the 1993 north east Victoria floods that first brought her to the region where she met her now husband Colin Jamieson.

Kate has recently retired and is spending her time volunteering, travelling and spending more time in the garden.

Christine Crawford

Christine Crawford

Vice Chairperson

Chris has been involved in the Tourism Industry with the Moira Shire for 20 years, managing four visitor information centres in the Moira Shire.

Chris was a Board member of Cobram Barooga Business and Tourism for a significant number of years and was instrumental in designing and developing large tourism projects within the region.

Chris has been a Board member of Ottrey Homes for four years and has an excellent understanding of the issues surrounding residential aged care.

Dianne Nolan

Dianne Nolan

Dianne has a Bachelor of Education and Masters in Professional Education and Training. She has been a member of the Cobram and District community for 30 years.

Dianne has an interest in ensuring that there is strong advocacy and equity for individuals as they transition through the various stages of their lives, her current role of Assistant Principal at Cobram Secondary College provides her with skills and knowledge relating to governance, finance and human relations.

Dianne sees the opportunity to volunteer on the Board of Ottrey Homes as a wonderful chance to support her interests and give back to the local community.

Lindon Mellier

Lindon Mellier

Lindon Mellier is a born and bred local who has always been heavily involved in community clubs such as Apex and Rotary, as well as local football and cricket.

Lindon is married to Philomena and they have had 5 children together, and now have 6 grandchildren.

Lindon held a variety of roles from Dairy farming in Yarroweyah to owning a grazing property in Finley, before settling in Barooga and owning and running a Cobram Garden centre.

Lindon’s mum is a Resident at Ottrey Lodge, which is extremely beneficial in ensuring Consumer’s and their representatives voices are heard.