OPAN Board of Directors
Older Persons Advocacy Network has established an experienced Board of Directors representing of each of the Older Persons Advocacy Network Members.
The Board of Directors is committed to overseeing enhancements to the existing National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP) – service delivery and increasing the national consistency of the Program.
In 2017-18, the Board of Directors will establish a consumer co-design reference group to ensure NACAP service improvements reflect consumer priorities.
To contact the Older Persons Advocacy Network Board of Directors please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) is overseen by a CEO responsible for coordinating the integration of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP) across nine states and territory service delivery organisations. The OPAN CEO is Craig Gear who was appointed in August 2018.
Craig has extensive experience in health service management and health consulting and was previously the chair of the management board for Senior Rights Service NSW. He is also the director of a health consulting firm focusing on primary care NGOs, ageing, mental health, eHealth and Aboriginal health. Flowing from his background in nursing, he is passionate about connecting and improving the health system for all Australians and also has positions on a number of Non-Government Organisations Boards.