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Rebecca Casson

Rebecca Casson

Chief Executive Officer

Rebecca has high level experience in international partnerships, political management, strategic projects and policy. She moved to Australia from the UK in 2009, and was appointed as CEO of the Committee for Geelong in 2013.

Ph. 5227 8075

Rosemary White

Rosemary White

Leadership Manager

Rosemary has a wealth of experience in the NFP sector and has worked extensively in key executive management and leadership development roles, including five years with Leadership Victoria managing the Williamson Community Leadership Program. She is responsible for the strategic oversight and management of the CfG program portfolio, and offers leadership, strategic advice and direction regarding current and future program priorities.

Ph: 5227 8293

Carmen Clifford

Carmen Clifford

Business & Events Manager

Carmen has been with the Committee for Geelong since its inception in 2001, commencing as the Executive Assistant. She has a background in Local Government having spent five years with Surf Coast Shire. She now project manages and coordinates all the Major Events for the organisation along with manage overall business duties for the organisation.

Ph: 5227 8072

Simone McKenzie

Simone McKenzie

Relationship Officer

Simone has joined the Committee from the Geelong Cats where she worked across business development and sponsor account management. Simone also has strong experience in partnerships and media having worked in Sydney at News Limited and Austrailan Consolidated Press (Bauer Media). Simone will also work closely with all members and partners to make available the many opportunities to become involved in The Committee for Geelong and Leadership Portfolio.

Ph. 5227 8591

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News & Updates

Activate #3 - Session four blog

Activate #3: Week four blog

Activate #3 - Session five blog

Activate #3: Week five blog

LfG 17/18 Seminar 4 blog

LfG 17/18 Seminar 4: Civic Leadership

Current Projects

International Speaker Series: Winning from Second

Geelong provides a global stage

Winning from Second - International research paper

What Geelong Can Learn From International Second Cities


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