Yarra Trams Community Partnerships
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
News  |  Careers

NCOSS Announces New Leader


Monday, 2nd June 2014 at 10:55 am
Staff Reporter
Tracy Howe, the former head of peak body Domestic Violence NSW, will be taking on the top job at the Council of Social Service of NSW.

Monday, 2nd June 2014
at 10:55 am
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
NCOSS Announces New Leader
Monday, 2nd June 2014 at 10:55 am
Tracy Howe
Tracy Howe.

Tracy Howe, the former head of peak body Domestic Violence NSW, will be taking on the top job at the Council of Social Service of NSW.

NCOSS said that while Howe was leading DV NSW (formerly Women’s Refuge Movement NSW), she was instrumental in driving organisational change, leaving the peak body in a stronger position to advocate for those working in the domestic and family violence field to achieve outcomes for women and children.

It also said Howe has extensive experience in homelessness sector and early intervention for women and children experiencing domestic violence.

She has a legal background, and is committed to human rights advocacy, addressing community disadvantage and gender inequality, and working towards eradicating violence against women, NCOSS said.

NCOSS President Eileen Baldry said Howe’s skills and experience would be a fantastic asset to the organisation.

“We are very excited to have Tracy on board and look forward to her bringing her significant expertise to the task of leading NCOSS into the future,” she said.  

Howe currently sits on the NSW Government's Domestic and Family Violence Council and the Premier's Council on Homelessness and she is the NSW non-government representative on National Plan Implementation Panel for the Australian Government's National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022.

She is also a representative on WESNET, co-convenor of NSW Women's Alliance and part of the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance’s Advisory Group.  

Howe starts at NCOSS on June 30 allowing for a short transitional period with outgoing CEO Alison Peters.




Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au


Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published.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



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Why we need a peak body for NSW and ACT social enterprises

Contributor

Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 at 4:39 pm

NSW community groups facing an uncertain future

Luke Michael

Monday, 24th June 2019 at 4:22 pm

NSW bolsters domestic violence efforts with Our Watch membership

Luke Michael

Friday, 10th May 2019 at 4:32 pm

Investing for good

Contributor

Thursday, 18th April 2019 at 8:15 am

POPULAR

Labor ‘alarmed’ by NDIA exodus

Luke Michael

Friday, 5th July 2019 at 5:08 pm

How do you measure community benefit? This new framework could help

Wendy Williams

Wednesday, 3rd July 2019 at 8:27 am

Espresso Martinis and Impact
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!