Board of Directors

Veritas House is governed by an annually elected skills-based Board of Directors drawn from its members.  Veritas House brings together a broad based representation of the communities it serves. Veritas House is fortunate to have committee members skilled in accounting, law, human services, education, business, marketing, youth and mental health services. The current Board members include:

Rosemary Hailstone – President

Mary Housler  Treasurer

Geoffrey Hastings – Committee Member

Ronald England – Committee Member

Peter Rohr – Committee Member

Peter Sutton – Committee Member

Kerry Silverson – Committee Member

Ben Jenkins – Committee Member

Tim Dalla – Committee Member

The role of the Veritas House Board of Directors is to focus on the strategic direction of the organisation and to work within a governance framework.

The Board has a focus on:

  • Core legal requirements
  • External reporting requirements
  • Stated objectives in the Strategic and Business Plan
  • Financial objectives
  • Client objectives and satisfaction

The Board carries out its governance role by ensuring the following processes:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the Board and CEO are clearly defined
  • Outcomes are identified
  • Policies are developed and implemented
  • Delegations are in place
  • Performance monitoring systems are implemented
  • Accountability mechanisms are undertaken

The Board delegates the day-to-day management of the organisation to the CEO who reports and is responsible to the Board of Directors.