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

Operational Directors

Operational Director Healthy Communities


Phone: (03) 5761 4500

Carol Wlodarczyk: 
Operational Director People & Culture


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.