Our Management

Ronda Jacobs

Chief Executive Officer - Ronda Jacobs

B.Bus (Marketing), GAICD

After acting in an interim role from April 2012, Ronda was appointed as CEO of Carrington Health in April 2013. Ronda has worked extensively in the private and public health sectors for over 25 years and is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all people in our community.

Ronda’s leadership has seen several major achievements since 2012:
-In 2014, Carrington Health completed a long term vision for health in the Whitehorse Community and launched a successful name change as a result.
-The organisation received the Australian Center for Healthcare Governance Inaugural Award in 2013.
- Carrington Health were the winners of the Whitehorse Business Group Mayoral Award for Business Development and the Community Award in 2014.

With a passion to make a difference in the wider community, Ronda also contributes to the following initiatives:
-Ronda is currently the inaugural ‘CEO Convenor’ of Connect4Health Consortium of four Community Health organisations across the Inner East region of Melbourne,
-Ronda is an inaugural member of the Community Health Collective, comprising the ten Community Health and two Women’s Violence organisations within the Eastern Primary Health region.
-Finally, Ronda is on the Board of the Inner East Primary Care Partnership and the Family Access Network Board.

Ronda also sits on the Greater Metropolitan Cemetery Trust Board and Finance and Investment Committee (a statutory government authority). She has previously served as the Vice President of the Board and Chair of the Strategy Committee of Relationships Australia (VIC); and elected Chair of the Complementary Healthcare Council (Industry body).

Deb Miller

General Manager Clinical, Community & Oral Health Services - Deb Miller

Dip Bus. Mgt

Deb is committed to ensuring that we provide high quality services to support the health and well-being of all people in our community.

Starting with us in March 2005, Deb has worked within Community Health Services for over 30 years. She started her career as a dental nurse and after nursing for 10 years with School Dental Service and Community Health Dental Services, moved into the administration side of community health.

Deb has a Diploma in Business Management and has a high level of knowledge and skill in delivering health care services to cater for our community.

Olive Aumann

General Manager Mental Health, AOD & Youth - Olive Aumann

RN, BN, Grad Dip CHN

Olive’s professional background as a registered nurse includes experience in acute, aged care, community health and remote area settings. In her current role she manages health promotion, the Baby Makes 3 equal and respectful relationships program for first time parents, children’s services, counselling and casework, Whitehorse Men’s Shed, Eastern Region Needle and Syringe Program and the Quality portfolio.

Olive is committed to reducing the disparities in health that exist between different groups in the community, such as taking action to improve gender equity to improve the health status of women.

She is past President of the Victorian Community Health Nurses Special Interest Group, Chair of the Deakin University Health Advisory Board, Women’s Health East Board Director and Community Services Board Director of the Box Hill Central Rotary Club.

Carina Martin

General Manager Partnerships & Service Development- Carina Martin

B.App.Sc (OT), M.OT

Carina began at Carrington Health in 2006 with a focus on partnerships, fundraising, marketing and communications and the development of new projects and initiatives.
She is passionate about community health and see's that in people's homes and their community, is where we really can make a difference in an individuals quality of life.

Carina’s background as an Occupational Therapist includes experience across acute, sub-acute and community health sectors both here and in Canada. In addition to having clinical roles, Carina has worked in diverse management positions involving a range of allied health, counselling, nursing and project focused teams.

Carina’s Undergraduate Degree is in Applied Science Occupational Therapy and in the year 2000 she completed a Masters in Occupational Therapy, with a thesis examining the time, use and job satisfaction of community health occupational therapists.