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Our people


Jan Milliken

Chief Executive Officer


Our CEO started practicing as a Registered Nurse in 1980 and is a certified Remote Area Nurse. Jan holds a Post Graduate Diploma Advanced Nursing - Cancer/Palliative Care, and a Masters of Clinical Nursing. Jan previously worked at the Woomelang and Elmhurst Bush Nursing Clinics and started at Lake Bolac in 2017 as Centre Manager.

Mopsy Laidlaw

Finance Officer


Since 2012 Mopsy has managed the finances of the Lake Bolac BNC as well as helping out with office administration. She is a valued member of the team.

Helen Bubb
Clinical Coordinator Nursing


Helen has been nursing for over 40 years.  She is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Nursing (with Distinction!) from RMIT. Helen is a Nurse Immuniser and has been a Remote Area Nurse for over 15 years. Helen lives in Bornes Hill.


Heather started nursing in 1989 and has been working as a Clinical Nurse and District Nurse at our Bush Nursing Centre since 2019.  Heather is a Nurse Immuniser and Remote Area Nurse and has qualifications in Training and Assessment, and Critical Care Nursing. Heather is also a farmer of fine wool sheep in Tatyoon.

Heather Phillips

Clinical Support Nurse

Fiona Meek

Registered Nurse


The LBBNC has been lucky to have Fiona on the team since 2004. As well as being a qualified Remote Area Nurse and Registered Nurse, Fiona is also an Ambulance Community Officer. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Nursing) from Australian Catholic University in Ballarat.

Carolyn Phillips
Registered Nurse

Carolyn is our newest nurse and started working at the Lake Bolac Bush Nursing Centre in late 2021. Her nursing career began in 1989 and since then she has worked in Queensland, Saudi Arabia, Bendigo and, most recently, at the Ensay Bush Nursing Centre.


Therese Jess

Registered Nurse


Therese started working as a nurse in 1974 and has been with our Centre since 2015.

Therese is a qualified Remote Area Nurse, Immunisation Nurse, and wound specialist. She also holds a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.

Kirsten Walker

Registered Nurse


From Wickliffe, Kirsten has been working as a Remote Area Nurse at our Centre since 2014. She also works as a Paramedic at Hamilton and has a Bachelor of Nursing, Grad Dip. in Emergency, and Bachelor of Paramedicine.

Carmel O'Brien



Carmel has worked for the LBBNC for more than two decades so she's very much part of the furniture. She has a Certificate III in Home and Community Care and does a terrific job keeping the Centre clean.

Sharyn MacLeod



Three days a week Sharon comes all the way from between Dunkeld and Hamilton to help keep our Centre spick and span. Sharon has a Certificate III in Health Services and does a wonderful job maintaining the high standard of cleanliness we require.

Briony Blake

Planned Activity Group Coordinator


Local lady Briony has been coordinating the Centre's Planned Activity Group since 2000. She organises weekly activities for the PAG as well as delivering delicious meals to those members of the community who need some extra support.

Board of Management

Davina Stacy
Finance & IT


Davina is a Certified Practicing Accountant, Rural Financial Advisor and Primary Producer. Davina was elected to the Board in 2016 and is qualified with a CPA, Diploma in Community Service - Financial Counselling, and a Bachelor of Commerce.

Lisa Wills
Safety & Quality


Lisa was elected to the Board in 2013.

Christopher MacRae
Vice President
Community Engagement


Local farmer Chris has been a board member since 2013 and has a Bachelor of Engineering - Mining.

Dr David Hucker

Junior Vice President

Finance & IT


David was elected to the Board in 1987. He is a Veterinary Consultant and Primary Producer and he holds a Bachelor of Veterinary Science and is a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Science.

Kaye Blackburn


Community Engagement


Kaye was elected to the Board in 1997 and is a local Primary Producer with a background in medical administration.

Malcolm Sanders
Consumer Engagement


Malcolm is the Senior Manager for Regional Partnerships at Regional Arts Victoria.  He also sits on the Advisory Committee of Deakin University's Cultural Management Program, and the Arts Crafts and Cookery Committee of the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria. Malcolm lives in Skipton where he tries to grow vegetables with mixed success. 



Jill Broderick
Consumer Representative
Community Engagement

Colette Dawson

Consumer Representative

Safety & Quality


Collette joined the Board of Management in 2019


Wayne Fleming
Consumer Representative
Community Engagement

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