NDIS Criterion
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON GOOD
NEWS  | 

New VCOSS CEO


Tuesday, 21st May 2013 at 5:05 pm
Staff Reporter
The Board of the Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS), the state’s peak welfare organisation, has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer - the second top appointment in less than 10 months.

Tuesday, 21st May 2013
at 5:05 pm
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
New VCOSS CEO
Tuesday, 21st May 2013 at 5:05 pm

The Board of the Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS), the state’s peak welfare organisation, has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer – the second top appointment in less than 10 months.

The new CEO is Emma King who is currently Chief Executive Officer of Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA), formerly Kindergarten Parents Victoria, which represents 1200 early childhood education and care providers.

King takes over the role from Penny Wilson who was appointed in July 2012 and was formerly Chief Executive Officer of the Responsible Gambling Advocacy Centre and had held the senior roles of Deputy Director and Acting Executive Director of Strategic Communications in the Victorian Government. 

“Ms King is widely respected in the Victorian community sector and in government for her inclusive leadership, collaborative approach and policy advocacy,” VCOSS Board President Micaela Cronin said.

“Ms King is committed to delivering better outcomes for vulnerable Victorians, and working with all stakeholders to make a real difference. She is an excellent appointment for VCOSS.

“Her leadership will strengthen the work of VCOSS to achieve positive and lasting change for vulnerable Victorians, and to strengthen the community sector at a time of major reform and increasing need for services and supports.”

King said she was excited to be joining VCOSS, to work across the broad range of issues that improve the lives of all Victorians.

The Board said King would bring to VCOSS a sound understanding of the role of a peak body and the importance of an effective community sector.

“Her experience in government and workforce development is also highly valued.”

King begins as VCOSS CEO on Monday 8 July 2013. The acting CEO is Carolyn Atkins. 



FEATURED SUPPLIERS


Brennan IT helps not-for-profit (NFP) organisations drive gr...

Brennan IT

...


Yes we’re lawyers, but we do a lot more....

Moores

NGO Recruitment is Australia’s not-for-profit sector recru...

NGO Recruitment

More Suppliers

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Social Sector Looks Towards a Better Australia in 2030

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 25th October 2017 at 5:35 pm

Economist Warns Housing Affordability Issues Causing Wealth Inequality

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 25th October 2017 at 4:10 pm

Social Sector Called On to Reframe Itself as a “Civil Rights Movement”

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 25th October 2017 at 12:23 pm

Rental Reforms Benefit Low-Income Renters

Luke Michael

Monday, 9th October 2017 at 11:34 am

POPULAR

Disability Advocacy Group Fights to Restore State Funding

Luke Michael

Thursday, 9th November 2017 at 8:37 am

Red Cross Moves to Wage-Based Fundraising Model

Lina Caneva

Thursday, 16th November 2017 at 8:30 am

New Same-Sex Marriage Bill Looks to Protect Faith-Based Charities

Luke Michael

Monday, 13th November 2017 at 5:25 pm

Donors Looking for a Personalised Experience to Give More – Study

Lina Caneva

Wednesday, 8th November 2017 at 1:43 pm

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


NDIS Criterion
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get the social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!