Ms Eileen Jerga AM - Biography

Page last updated: 15 February 2018

Photograph of Ms Elieen Jerga
Ms Eileen Jerga has held executive roles in health administration and health promotion since 1996 as CEO of the National Heart Foundation ACT for 7 years, National Marketing Manager for Diabetes Australia for 3 years and as President and Vice President of the Stroke Association for many years. Eileen is an experienced consumer advocate and is currently a Board Director on the ACT Nursing and Midwifery Board, on the ACT Veterinary Surgeons Board and on the Australian Medical Council. Eileen has served on PASC for several years, is a member of the Department of Health Vascular Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group (VPCAG) and has been a member of several MBS Clinical Committees and Working Groups, as well as PBAC Post Mark Reviews.
Eileen was made a Member of the Order of Australia for her social welfare and advocacy work in 1996.