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.
Phone: (03) 5761 4500
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.
Phone: (03) 5761 4227
Michelle Butler: Operational Director Performance Improvement
Michelle joined Benalla Health as Operational Director Performance Improvement in May 2021.
Providing leadership to the Performance Improvement Team, key responsibilities include the development, maintenance, monitoring and reporting of patient safety and quality systems as well as the provision of student, graduate and general staff education and workforce development.
Michelle is a Registered Nurse, Dental Therapist and holds post graduate qualifications in Health Service Administration. She comes to Benalla Health from Northeast Health Wangaratta where she held an Executive role in Performance Improvement for many years.
Phone: (03) 5761 4310
Kate Marshall: Operational Director Continuum of Care
Kate is a registered nurse with broad experience in the health industry as a clinician and health administrator.
Her career has included both clinical and management roles within the health and education sectors. As Operational Director Continuum of Care, Kate provides leadership for the clinical services team, ensuring high standards of clinical care are met and is involved in the coordination and management of operational activity at Benalla Health.
Kate holds a Masters Degree in Nursing and is passionate about maximising individual potential through improving health outcomes through flexible, responsive consumer-centered service delivery.