WestCASA Board Chair: Natasha Smith
WestCASA Interim CEO: Annette Vickery
WestCASA appoints first Indigenous female CEO Annette Vickery
This is a historic appointment of the first Indigenous Chief Executive Officer to the CASA network, demonstrating the WestCASA Board’s commitment to elevating the voices of First Nations women.
Annette is an experienced senior Executive and proud Gunditjmara woman, living and working on the land of the Wurundjeri peoples.
Annette is passionate about facilitating positive change that empowers people and organisations to improve outcomes for their community and brings extensive experience across community, government and university academic settings.
Most recently having served as CEO of Thirrili Ltd, the only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Postvention Service in Australia, Annette also holds roles as Chairperson of Tweddle Family and Community Services, member of the Lowitja Institute and has held the role of Chairperson, Western Metropolitan Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee. She has an active interest in social justice and human rights.
This is a truly momentous moment for the support of victim survivors across Melbourne’s Western suburbs.