At NCoBS Inc.
Kerry has been a member of the Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre Management Committee for 6 years and a resident for 42 years. Kerry was a Councillor with Bellingen Shire Council for 8 ½ years including her time as Deputy Mayor for 4 years. Over this time Kerry has been actively involved in many community organisations and as a result was awarded in 2001 the NSW Premiers Award for Active Citizenship. On January 2012, Kerry was awarded an Order of Australia for her service to the Bellingen Shire Community and to the Local Government.
Secretary and Public Officer
Rosie has lived in the Shire for about 10 years. During that time she has been involved in running the Bellingen Fine Music Festival and been President of the Bellingen Community Arts Council, During her working life she was a passionate advocate for adult education and training, was on the North Coast TAFE Advisory Board for some years and has worked at UTS and Southern Cross University. She considers Neighbourhood Centres to be an important element of a dynamic, sharing community and is pleased to be a member of the Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre.
Member of the Management Committee
Luke is is an experienced researcher and evaluator and policy and program developer with 20 years’ experience across diverse sectors including international development, health, human services, education, disaster management, Indigenous communities and law and justice. He has worked in senior research and policy roles with government and non-government organisations.