Our new CEO: healthcare equality a top priority

Welcome Tassia

Published November 15 2019

Merri Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Tassia Michaleas as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Tassia commenced her career in community health in 1996 and has been a long standing, highly valued member of the Merri team since 2008 during which she has demonstrated her commitment to the social model of health. Tassia has continually advocated for accessible and culturally-sensitive services and led key collaborations in our sector to achieve system improvements and better outcomes for communities.

Looking to the future of health, Tassia will lead Merri through its 2020 strategic directions planning, ensuring responsive and dynamic services to the many communities it services.

“I am truly humbled and privileged to be leading our great organisation in this next exciting phase of our growth and continued service excellence. The communities we support remain at the core of our efforts and dedication,” said Tassia.

Tassia presented the Board with a very powerful and exciting vision for the future of Merri and commitment to ensuring we remain a leader, providing and advocating for high quality services, healthcare equality and continuing to strengthen Merri as an employer of choice.

Merri’s Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to congratulate and welcome Tassia to this exciting phase, and thank Dr. Antoinette Mertins who has been acting in the role since September 2019.

Tassia commences in the role as of Monday, 18 November 2019.