Valued Lives Foundation Board Chairperson announces Appointment of New CEO

Valued Lives Board Chairperson announces Appointment of Valued Lives New CEO,  Jane Forward.

I am delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Forward as CEO, effective from 15th November 2021. Jane was chosen after an extensive and competitive selection process.

Jane brings rich experience to Valued Lives, having worked in community and social services for the past 25 years with a myriad of client groups and service organisations, both here and overseas.

Jane is truly passionate about user-led services and is highly recognised for her work in leading co-design initiatives, as well as the development of award-winning strategies. Jane is a vibrant leader who constantly thinks outside the box.

A people person, whose passion and values are aligned to Valued Lives’, Jane is thrilled to be joining the organisation and plans to continue taking Valued Lives from strength to strength.

Jane holds a Master in Business Administration, Bachelor of Social Work and is an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and Australian Facilitators’ Institute.

I am delighted to have Jane leading this next phase of Valued Lives Foundation and hope that you will join me in extending her a very warm welcome!

Rita Kleinfeld-Fowell, Board Chairperson, Valued Lives Foundation

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