Janine Holland


RN, RM, BHSc, Grad Cert HSM, MPH, GAICD, ACHS Surveyor

Janine has more than 38 years’ experience in the health industry as a clinician (20 years) and health administrator (18 years). Most of her career has been spent in the rural sector working across acute, sub-acute, community and aged care programs.

She has worked in acute health services and community health centres as well as in the Department of Health and Human Services. 

The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for implementing the strategic direction of Benalla Health as determined by the Board of Directors and operationally implements the decisions, resolutions and directions of the Board.

Simultaneously the CEO ensures that Benalla Health observes and complies with the requirements of relevant Federal and State legislation, Health Service By-Laws and the directions of the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services. Additionally, the CEO exercises the powers delegated by the Board to administer and direct as appropriate the activities of Benalla Health whilst effectively managing quality and risk to ensure that the community has access to high calibre health services.  The CEO is at all times committed to promoting Benalla Health in the communities it serves.

Phone: (03) 5761 4209
Fax: (03) 5761 4246

Andrew Nitschke


BBus (Accounting), CPA, MBA, GAICD

As the Executive Director of Finance & Corporate Services (EDF&CS), Andrew is responsible for the finance and administration, ICT, health information, supply, linen and hospitality departments. 

He also provides leadership in the management of financial and corporate support services.

Andrew joined Benalla Health in 2016 and has a diverse finance background. 

This includes working for the not for profit aged care sector for 11 years and in public health at both Mansfield and Seymour hospitals.

This has given him a solid understanding of the pressures which face health services and the innovations they need to introduce to be resilient and best serve their communities.

Phone: (03) 5761 4224
Fax: (03) 5761 4246


Lisa Pryor


RN, RM, GDip Adv Nursing-Management, GDip Midwifery, MAICD

Lisa was appointed Executive Director of Clinical Services in January 2021.  

Her role encompasses leadership of clinical services, clinical governance, clinical leadership and standards of practice, service and strategic planning, clinical risk management, quality improvement and resource management.

Lisa is a registered nurse and midwife and has extensive experience in rural and regional health. She is passionate about improving health outcomes for our community and innovative care solutions.

Phone: (03) 5761 4209
Fax: (03) 5761 4246



Dr Campbell Miller



As Executive Director of Medical Services Dr Miller ensures all visiting medical officers are credentialed and have appropriate clinician privileges for the organisation.

The EDMS role involves liaison with visiting specialists and General Practitioners.

It also involves the provision of senior medical administrative support, advice and guidance to staff on clinical governance, medical services, quality and medico-legal matters. 





Operational Directors

Heather Betts: Operational Director Healthy Communities

Heather grew up in Melbourne and moved to Wangaratta when she was 15 years old, completing her schooling there. She then completed her general nursing training at Northeast Health Wangaratta.

She has had a long and successful career in nursing, maternal and child health, social work, diversity and ageing. Her work has included clinical and management roles in the health sector and local government.

Heather joined Benalla Health in 2018 and she now leads a range of innovative community health programs, supported by interdisciplinary teams inclusive of nurses, dieticians, physiotherapists, speech therapists, podiatrists and occupational therapists.

Leanne Daldy: 
Operational Director Human Resources

Leanne has extensive experience in the health industry and as a human resource professional. Her knowledge base comes from a variety of experiences, both in private and public sector organisations. 

Leanne is also a nationally accredited mediator and has worked in this area for several years. She is passionate about people, change and engagement in the pursuit of excellence.

She is proud to serve her community and has pride in our team’s ability to meet and adapt to our community’s needs with a true sense of kindness, respect and empathy.

Operational Director Performance Improvement - Position currently vacant


Operational Director Continuum of Care - Position currently vacant