OAMS is a not-for-profit organisation that is governed by an independent skill based Board of Directors consisting of seven local people. Five of these positions, including four executive positions are Aboriginal identified positions with the remaining two being targeted at relevant skilled based people that can bring a different and additional professional perspective to the organisation.
These directors hold their positions for a term of 2 years which allows for consistency in the critical area of Governance for OAMS.
The OAMS board recent sub-committee activity has included continuous quality improvement review and policy development, procedures to improve service delivery, organisational structure review and maximising Medicare income to strengthen OAMS’ financial position for the future challenges and development as a leader in our area of health care.
The results of the boards activities has enabled OAMS to maintain a low risk rating with Commonwealth Health and have put OAMS in a good position for future growth.