The Boards of the EW Tipping Foundation and Vista Community Support, are pleased to announce that Graeme Kelly has been appointed as our new Chief Executive Officer. Graeme will commence in his new role with the network on 2 July 2012.
Graeme is currently CEO of Vicdeaf, the premier service provider for deaf and hard of hearing communities in Victoria. Graeme has been extensively involved in the community, health and not for profit sectors for more than 19 years in leadership, executive and governance roles. He is also a member of a number of sector peak bodies and professional associations.
Graeme holds a Master of Business (Leadership and Organisation Dynamics), a post graduate Diploma in Organisation Behaviour and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Politics Majors). He is a Harvard Club Fellow and a Leadership Victoria Alumnus.
EWTF Chair, Geoff Donovan said, “We are delighted to have someone of Graeme’s calibre join our organisation.
“Diana Heggie will continue in her role as interim CEO until Graeme commences on the 2nd of July, and will work closely with Graeme and I to ensure a smooth handover takes place.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank our executive team and each and every one of our dedicated staff team for their continued excellent performance in managing and developing our organisation during this transition phase.”
We extend a very warm welcome to Graeme, and look forward to working together to continue our mission of independence, choice and community for all in 2012 and beyond.