Dr Ricki Jeffery has held executive positions in not-for-profit organisations and holds director positions on multiple boards.

She has extensive experience in Education, Primary Health and Community Services delivery in regional areas.

Ricki has worked in regional economic development in regional communities in both Australia and the USA investing in civic engagement, capacity building and coaching community leaders.

She holds a professional doctorate in transdisciplinary studies. Dr Jeffery hopes to bring this expertise to the board to breakdown sectoral boundaries and move beyond discipline-specific approaches to address complex social issues.

Dr Jeffery is also on the Community Services Reform Council, a think tank around policy and reform.