The Pharmacy Registration Board of Western Australia (the Board) came into effect on 18 October 2010. This Board is established under the Pharmacy Act 2010 and is responsible for the purposes of registration of premises as pharmacies and to control such premises and pharmacy businesses.
Z Lenette MULLEN (FPS, GAICD)
Deputy Presiding Member
Lenette has been the Deputy Presiding Member of the Board since its inception. Prior to that, Lenette was a member of the Pharmaceutical Council of Western Australia (the Council) the authority which, since 1964, until the establishment of the Board, was charged by the Pharmacy Act 1964 with registration of pharmacy premises and pharmacy businesses and oversight of the maintenance of standards of pharmacies.
Lenette was a member of the Council continuously since 2000, Deputy President from 2001-2004 and President from 2004-2008.
Lenette was a member of the Legal & Administrative Committee of the Council since 2000, and chaired that committee from 2004 until 2008. This committee dealt in details with applications for registration of pharmacies and considers legal matters associated therewith.
Lenette was appointed treasurer of the Council in 2006 and held that position until 2008. She was appointed chair of the Complaints Assessment Committee of the Council in 2002 and held that position for two years.
Giovanna CECCHELE (B Pharm, MPS)
Giovanna was appointed to the Board on 10 April 2018. Giovanna is a practicing pharmacist and currently is a proprietor of two community pharmacies in the Perth Metropolitan area.
Giovanna was a member of the Pharmaceutical Council of Western Australia (the Council) continuously between 1996 and 2005 and Treasurer between 2001 and 2004.
Giovanna was a member of the Legal & Administrative Committee of the Council between 2001 and 2004. This committee dealt in details with applications for registration of pharmacies and considers legal matters associated therewith. She was a member of the Professional Development Committee between 1996 and 2001 and 2004 to 2005. This committee dealt with improving the professional practice of pharmacists and the Western Australian pharmacy industry within a regulatory framework.
Debra was appointed to the Board on 20 May 2019. Debra is passionate about reducing health disparities, especially for vulnerable people living with disabilities; their carer's and support workers.
At Rockingham Peel Health Campus she sits on The Executive Committee, Clinical Governance and the Education & Training Committee as a Consumer/Carer Representative.
Currently she is the Chair of the Consumer Advisory Council at Rockingham General Hospital.
In April 2018, as part of of the Patient Experience Week, she received a Finalist Award in the Health Consumer Excellence Award. This award recognises health consumers who demonstrate commitment to improving health outcomes and/or the patient experience.