Sue Ash AO is the CEO of UnitingCare West
, a not-for-profit organisation that provides a diverse range of holistic programs and services which support, serve and empower more than 30,000 West Australians every year.
Sue has a broad ranging career which has spanned the community services sector including Wanslea and Care Options; working in service delivery and management in both State, ACT and Commonwealth government agencies; and in education.
Sue is engaged with a range of government and community service peak organisations including the State Emergency Management Committee, the Premier’s Partnership Forum, the Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH), the WA State Committee of National Disability Services Commission and a range of advisory groups.
In 1999, Sue was a State Category winner and National Finalist of the Telstra Business Woman of the Year Awards. Sue was the joint winner of the IPAAWA Not for Profit Leader of the Year award in 2012. In June 2014, Sue was awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia in recognition of her “distinguished service to the community, particularly in the area of social policy development, reform and implementation, and to the provision of services to people in need”.
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