John Molnar OAM
John Molnar OAM has practiced law for over 30 years, and during that time, became heavily involved in the field of law relating to health service providers and hospitals. He has served on the boards of a number of public and private hospitals, including Northern Health and the Nurses Board of Victoria.
Mr Peter McWilliam brings with him extensive skills in business and management derived from 37 years of experience working at RBM and Paramount Plastic Extrusions, one of Australia’s largest privately owned plastic manufacturing companies.
As a resident of the northern suburbs, Mr McWilliam is familiar with its rapid growth and development and the community’s evolving needs. Since retiring in 2010, he is now focused on sharing his business acumen and skills to benefit health services in Melbourne’s north.
Elizabeth Batten was born and raised in Epping and surrounding areas. She has a strong connection with the north after having lived and worked in the community for many years. The Batten Family has a long-standing association with Northern Health and have contributed significantly to the Northern Health Foundation.
Elizabeth joined the Northern Health Foundation Board in November 2021. She looks forward to sharing her skills and experiences to benefit the northern community.
John has had a long career in State and Local Government over more than four decades. He has held several leadership roles in Local Government including Chief Executive Officer of the former Shire of Bulla, Moonee Valley City Council and Hume City Council. John’s Victorian Government roles include periods as a Director, and then as Executive Director, of Local Government Victoria.
John has been Chair of the Victoria Grants Commission since 2012 and was Chair of the Panel of Administrators of the Brimbank City Council from 2012 to 2016. He Chairs or sits as an independent member on the Audit and Risk Committees for a number of Victorian local governments, the Municipal Association of Victoria and the Maryborough District Health Service.
“I believe in a world where everyone has equal opportunity and equal access, and I’m passionate about helping the for-purpose sector make this vision a reality”.
Peter has worked in various roles within the disability and International Non-profit sectors, before joining the executive team of one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit healthcare organisations, taking the team through a period of development and philanthropic growth.
Peter has a wealth of knowledge leading social impact, gender equality, philanthropy, corporate strategy, operations, special projects and marketing and communications. In 2018 his team was named in the national FIA industry awards.
Peter holds a Master of Business Administration and a Graduate-Cert in Business from Griffith University.
Trudi Hay is a Director of Greencor Group Pty Ltd as well as the Northern Health Foundation’s Community Events Committee Chair.
Koby Jones is the Managing Director of The SILC Group, a specialised financial solutions provider focused on the unique needs of discerning wholesale private, commercial and institutional clients.
Koby holds numerous qualifications including a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Commercial Law, Finance) through Deakin University and the Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) Program.
Tricia Lee is Director at Riverlee, a privately owned, diversified property group that specialises in development and asset ownership across the commercial, residential and retail property sectors.
Tricia is also Executive Director of the Riverlee Foundation.
Tricia holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment. She is passionate about making a difference and giving back to the community, hence her involvement in not-for-profits since 2008.
Tony Raunic is the Managing Partner of Hunt & Hunt Victoria and chairperson of the Hunt & Hunt Legal Group – a network of ten law firms across Australia.
Tony regularly provides legal advice on governance and compliance issues to a range of state and local governments and statutory authorities.
Tony holds a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Business Administration.
Chris Turner is the former Chief Executive Officer for Turosi, a fully integrated poultry operation producing a large range of raw, value enhanced and cooked poultry products, marketed under such brands as La Ionica, Golden Farms, Bannockburn Free Range.