The Executive Committee (Board) approves strategic directions, organisation structure, policies and implementation processes. Board members observe corporate governance principles and a code of conduct in keeping with those of the Australian Securities Exchange.
(See our glossary of medical and professional acronyms for details of qualifications).
Dr Stewart A Hart, Chair
Stewart Hart is a Surgical Oncologist in private practice specialising in breast disease. He's Head of the Breast Surgical Service at Monash Medical Centre, Southern Health, Director of the Monash BreastScreen program, and Consultant Surgeon to the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Breast Service. He's been an Executive Committee Member since 2003, and is appointed by the Medical and Scientific Committee. He's also on the Board of the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium.
Dr Michael Dally
MBChB, BSc, FRANZCR
Michael Dally is a principal specialist and honorary senior lecturer in radiation oncology at The Alfred and Monash University. He's the Head of the Stereotactic Radiosurgery Service at the William Buckland Radiotherapy Centre and is an examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. He joined the Executive Committee in 2005. He's served on various committees under the auspices of the Cancer Council, including our Clinical Network (formerly Victorian Co-operative Oncology Group) and its gynaecological and neuro-oncology cancer committees.
Ms Glenys Fraser
LLB (Hons), BA (Mon), GradDip (Com Law) (Mon), GradDip Biotech Life (Mon) Diploma Holistic Counselling Practice
Glenys has a legal background specialising in intellectual property, competition, and consumer protection law.
She was formerly a partner of the law firm, Minter Ellison and a Research Fellow at the Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia at the University of Melbourne, and a past member of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Trade Practices Committee of the Law Council of Australia.
In 2008 Glenys was appointed as a sessional member of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. She's a trained counsellor with LifeCircle Australia, a not-for-profit provider of counselling to those with life threatening illness and their carers, and mentoring support to people with loved ones dying at home. She was appointed as a member of the Executive Committee in 2011. She's also on the Board of the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium.
Professor Peter Fuller
MBBS, BMedSc (Hons), PhD, FRACP
Peter Fuller is a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Principal Research Fellow and Associate Director at Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research, Director of the Endocrinology Unit at the Monash Medical Centre / Southern Health, and an Honorary Professor in Medicine and Biochemistry at Monash University. He's been an Executive Committee Member since 2003, and is appointed by the Medical and Scientific Committee.
Mrs Avis Macphee
Avis Macphee, a retired medical scientist, is the Founder and Coordinator of the Breast Cancer Support Group of the Bone Marrow Donor Institute Ltd. Her current appointments include membership of the Scientific Committee, Vice Presidency of the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium and membership of the Victorian Cancer Biobank Committee and Access Committee. She also represents the Breast Cancer Network Australia and the Breast Cancer Action Group on several committees. Member since 2006.
Ms Louise Milne-Roch
RN (Div 1), BA, BBus, PGDE, MAICD, MRCNA, MANZCMHN, AFCHSE
Louise Milne-Roch has worked across a number of health and other commercial settings in the areas of acquisition, divestment and insolvency. She has a particular interest in corporate governance, and, as a Director, chairs two such committees on other Boards. She has been an Executive Committee Member since 2004.
Mr A Sandy Murdoch, Chair, Appeals Committee
BEcon, DDA, SIA, ASA
Sandy Murdoch is a businessman and is director of a number of private companies. He has been an Executive Committee member since 2004.
Mr Michael O'Bryan
LLB (Hons), BSc (Melb)
Michael O'Bryan is a barrister at the Victorian Bar, practising in the areas of corporate and commercial law, trade practices law and administrative law, and is a member and past chairman of the Trade Practices Committee of the Law Council of Australia. He has been an Executive Committee member since 2003.
Professor Andrew Roberts
MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, PhD
Andrew Roberts is a Clinical Haematologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, and Principal Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at The University of Melbourne. He's been an Executive Committee Member since 2004 and is appointed by the Medical and Scientific Committee.
Professor Joe Trapani
MBBS, FRACP, PhD
Joe Trapani is Head of the Cancer Immunology Program at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne. He's a Professorial Fellow in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at The University of Melbourne and in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Monash University. He's also a Senior Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council. Has been an Executive Committee Member since 2007 and is appointed by the Medical and Scientific Committee.
Ms Onella Stagoll OAM
BA DipSocStuds (Melb) MSW (Columbia)
Onella Stagoll was the inaugural CEO of BreastScreen Victoria and held that post from 1992 until 2002. As CEO she successfully brought together private and public health providers in a robust and publicly accountable women's health program. Onella Stagoll has had a long-standing and successful career in the health field. With a strong interest in public sector service provision, women's health and consumer participation in decision-making, her experience has spanned federal and state governments, the not-for-profit and private sectors and community development organisations.
BComm, BA, CA
Maria Trinci is a senior manager at KPMG specialising in providing audit and advisory services to the financial services sector. She has over 10 years experience in auditing, focusing particularly in the banking sector. She has extensive project management experience and has worked internationally on banking clients with a focus on investment banking. Maria provides accounting advice in the area of deal structuring, funding and hedging to a number of industries. She's been an Executive Committee member since 2010, and is a member of the Finance Committee.
BSc App (Ind Chem), BE (Chem)
Bruce Ward is a retired company executive with a background in manufacturing in the paper, packaging and wood products industries. He's closely involved with the Cancer Council's Relay for Life program and is Chair of its Advisory Committee.