Lakes District Health Board Members 2016-2019

 

 The Lakes Board members and their committee roles are listed below;

 

 

Board Chair Deryck Shaw (appointed)
Deryck Shaw was a Ministerial appointment to the Board for a year before he was appointed Board Chair late in 2010. As well as the monthly Board meetings, Deryck chairs the Finance and Audit Committee. He is also a member of the Taupo District Community Health Forum. 

 

 Deputy Board Chair Lyall Thurston
Lyall Thurston has held the position of Deputy Chair since the DHB was set up in 2001.
Lyall chairs both the Hospital Advisory Committee and the  Community and Public Health Advisory Committee.  

 

Stuart Burns (appointed)
Stuart Burns has strong governance and business experience resulting from his roles with a wide variety companies both private and NZX listed and also community, philanthropic and iwi organisations.  Stuart is Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee and a member of the Disability Support Advisory Committee. 

 

Des Epp
Des Epp has cared for the holistic health of Rotorua families for four decades. A long serving GP, Des has considerable previous experience in governance through work in a range of local and national organisations related to health, and was previously a DHB Board member. Des is a member on the Disability Support and Community and Public Health Advisory Committees.  

 

 Janine Horton
Janine has a background in policing and a formal education in healthcare, working in the DHB’s radiology department as a radiographer and MRI technician. Janine is on the Hospital Advisory and Disability Support Advisory Committees, and is Deputy Chair of the Taupo District Community Health Forum.   

 

 

Johan Morreau
Johan has been a paediatrician (medical child health specialist doctor) in Lakes since 1984. He has had additional health administrative roles at a local and national level. Johan is a member of the Hospital Advisory and Community and Public Health Advisory Committees.   

 

Ana Morrison (appointed)
A Ngati Whakaue lawyer and consultant, Ana is Deputy Chair of the Hospital Advisory Committee and a member of the Finance and Audit Committee. She is also a member of the Taupo forum.   

 

Warren Webber (appointed)
Warren Webber has broad professional skills and experience in conference management, farming, veterinary practice and education. He is a member of the Finance and Audit, and Community and Public Health Advisory Committees. 

 

Christine Rankin
Christine served two terms on the Waitemata District Health Board before moving to Taupo. She chairs the Taupo District Community Health Forum and is on the Hospital Advisory Committee and the Finance and Audit Committee.  

 

 Merepeka Raukawa-Tait
Merepeka is in her third term on the Lakes Board, and is Deputy Chair of the Disability Support Advisory Committee and a member of the Community and Public Health Advisory Committee.  

 

Rob Vigor-Brown
A lawyer, Rob has served on the Lakes DHB Board for nine years (three terms). He chairs the Disability Support Advisory Committee, is Deputy Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee and is on the Taupo District Community Health Forum.