Health Hawke’s Bay Board of Directors and Advisory Committees

Board of Directors

The shares in Health Hawke’s Bay are owned by a trust, Te Matau ā Māui Health, representing health and community stakeholders, which appoints the Board of Directors.

Bayden Barber
Board Chair

Dr Mark Peterson
Deputy Chair

Jeremy Harker
Board Member

Dr Sandra Jessop
Board Member

Chris McKenna
Board Member

Jason Ward
Board Member

Dr Kiriana Bird
Board Member

Advisory Committees

Clinical Advisory and Governance Committee

Purpose
The purpose of the Clinical, Advisory and Governance Committee is to ensure Health Hawke’s Bay is accountable for continuously improving the quality of its services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish.

Status
The Clinical, Advisory and Governance Committee is an advisory sub-committee of the Health Hawke’s Bay Board. The Health Hawke’s Bay Board may delegate specified decision-making authority to the Clinical, Advisory and Governance Committee. The committee will work with the other Health Hawke’s Bay advisory committees and all providers (primary and secondary).

Membership
The Clinical, Advisory and Governance Committee is made up of representatives from the Hawke’s Bay health sector, including but not limited to, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, Māori providers, Board Directors and persons co-opted as necessary.

The Clinical, Advisory and Governance Committee is appointed by the Health Hawke’s Bay Board, from nominations received from key stakeholders and health professionals working within primary health care.

  • Dr Mark Peterson Chair
  • Chris McKenna, Deputy Chair
  • Dr Sandra Jessop

 

Priority Population Advisory Committee

Vision
To improve health outcomes for Māori, Pacific and underserved communities through the development of innovative strategies and health services in order to address known health disparities.

Purpose
To provide a robust advisory process for the selection, monitoring and evaluation of proposals, plans and programmes for Service to Improve Access (SIA).
To provide other input, advice or recommendation on Health Hawke’s Bay strategy and planning in relation to services for Māori, Pacific and underserved communities where this advice relates to health disparities.
To advise the Health Hawke’s Bay Board and management in decision making and identifying priorities where funding is limited.

Priority Population Groups
Māori, Pacific and low socio economic (NZDep Index 9-10) people, families and communities.
People, families and communities experiencing health disparities.

Membership

  • Dr Kiri Bird, Chair
  • Jason Ward, Deputy Chair
  • Bayden Barber

 

Finance, Audit and Risk Committee

Purpose
The purpose of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee is to advise the Health Hawke’s Bay Board specifically on financial matters and accountability.

Status
The Finance, Audit and Risk Committee is an advisory sub-committee of the Health Hawke’s Bay Board. The Health Hawke’s Bay Board may delegate specified decision-making authority to the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee.

Membership
The Finance, Audit and Risk Committee is made up of Health Hawke’s Bay Board Directors and if required, co-opted financial/legal experts. The Finance Committee is appointed by the Health Hawke’s Bay Board.

  • Jeremy Harker, Chair
  • Dr Mark Peterson, Deputy Chair
  • Bayden Barber

Role
The Finance, Audit and Risk Committee will:

  • Oversee the preparation of the annual budget
  • Monitor revenue and expenditure
  • Oversee the preparation of annual reports
  • Oversee the annual financial audit
  • Develop a risk management strategy
  • Provide business cases and financial modelling attached to new developments or projects.