The Board has established Committees to assist in fulfilling responsibilities in areas that require detailed governance. Each Committee has detailed roles and responsibilities which are specified in the respective Committee Charter.
Audit, Security and Risk Management Committee
The primary role of the Audit, Security and Risk Management Committee is to assist the Board to fulfil its corporate governance and oversight responsibilities in relation to Forensicare’s financial reporting, internal control structure, legal and regulatory compliance, risk management systems, security and the internal and external audit functions.
Members – Janet Farrow (Chair), Andrew Buckle, Cristea Mileshkin, Brian Keane (external member)
Clinical Governance and Quality Committee
The primary role of the Clinical Governance and Quality Committee is to ensure effective clinical governance by providing leadership and advice to the Board in the assessment and evaluation of the safety and quality of clinical services provided by Forensicare, by monitoring and oversight of the Clinical Governance Framework, Quality Improvement, Accreditation, Clinical Risk Management and Consumer Participation and Satisfaction.
Members – Janet Farrow (Chair), Cristea Mileshkin, Julie Anderson, Ruth Vine
Executive Performance and Remuneration Committee
The role of the Executive Performance and Remuneration Committee is to determine Forensicare’s policy and practice for executive remuneration, review the performance and remuneration of the Chief Executive Officer and his or her direct reports and ensure that Forensicare complies with the government’s executive remuneration policy.
Members – Bill Healy (Chair), Janet Farrow, Greg Pullen
The primary role of the Finance Committee is to assist the Board to fulfil its financial governance responsibilities, including budgeting, financial management and performance, capital expenditure, investment management and finance policies and procedures.
Members – Greg Pullen (Chair), Bill Healy, Janet Farrow, John Rimmer
The primary role of the Research Committee is to assist the Board in ensuring effective and accountable systems are in place for research governance and that high quality research is undertaken to inform clinical practice.
Members – Professor Janet Hiller (External Chair), Bill Healy, Julie Anderson, Cris Mileshkin, Ruth Vine
Strategic Planning and Oversight Committee
The primary role of the Strategic Planning and Oversight Committee is to review and propose matters of strategic challenge and risk for Forensicare and develop recommendations for the Board on strategic plans and the governance framework.
Members – Bill Healy (Chair), Janet Farrow, Andrew Buckle, John Rimmer