Board

SASI is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation governed by a board of eight community members. Our board is made up of parents, as well as public and private sector advocates.

SASI’s Board meets each month and is committed to SASI’s best practice methodology. Terms of governance and service provision are key considerations for the future of SASI.

Vivienne Corcoran

Chair

Vivienne is a qualified company director, strategist and marketer with more than 20 years’ experience. Using her skills in strategy, corporate and clinical governance, marketing and development, she has worked in the health sector for organisations such as Paraquad, Scope, Alfred Health and Red Cross. She is a Director of strategic consultancy Marketing Logic and is also on the boards of Scouts Victoria and the Victorian Opera. Vivienne joined the Board in 2015 and is a former Chair of the Frankston Arts Centre.

BA, Grad.Dip Mktg FAICD FAMI

Louise Georgeson

Deputy Chair

An accomplished executive with worldwide experience in marketing and advertising, including Australia, Asia Pacific and United States in both client and agency side. Louise has run a wide variety of business’s from packaged goods, retail, celebrity management, television, and franchising businesses.
Louise combines highly strategic insights and creative problem solving skills to drive solid long-term business growth.

Rosy Ide

Treasurer

Angelia Dixon

Board Member

Angelia is a highly experienced health sector executive and joined the Board this year. Her skills include governance, risk management, strategic planning and patient safety. A Peninsula resident, Angelia is CEO of the Pancare Foundation and previously held Executive General Manager roles at Ambulance Victoria and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute. Joining SASI in 2016, Angelia has held previous Board positions with Impact and Melba Support Services.

B App Sc, MBA, MACHSE

Catherine Wyatt

Board Member

Gerard Sheridan

Board Member

I have over 25 years’ experience in Commonwealth investigations and professional standards.  As a parent of three adult children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, I advocate strongly for the rights of those living with disabilities.  My daughter has utilised SASI’s services since 2015.

Dr Yi-Lee Phang

Board Member

Yi-Lee Phang is the Principal GP at Essendon Fields Medical Centre. He has interests in occupational health, clinical governance and medical education. He plays an active role with the Australian Army Reserves. Yi-Lee also supervises GP Registrars and Medical Students from Monash University.

MBBS, LLB, GradCertMedAcup, MOccEnvHlth, FRACGP, GAICD

Tony Christmas

Board Member

Tony has over 30 years’ experience in senior management roles in the healthcare sector both in Australia and the United States. He has skills in strategy, marketing, business development, risk assessment, fundraising, governance and management. Tony joined the SASI Board in 2011 and became Deputy President in 2014. Tony is the founder and CEO of Christmas Corporate Advisory, a consulting firm advising healthcare companies on strategy. He was the Chairman and CEO of Metier Medical Group and was formerly the CEO of Human Care Australia. He lives on the Mornington Peninsula and is active in his community. Tony is a member of the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard and Safety Beach Sailing Club. He is a former committee member of the Federal Department of Health’s CSO NDSS Transition. Tony holds a Master’s Degree in Management, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, a Diploma of Business Law and a Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment.

A. Dip Bus. (IR Law), B.Bus (International Business), M. Bus (International Management, MAICD)

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