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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

Janelle Meyes

Janelle Meyes

Leadership Coordinator

Janelle has joined the Committee from Karingal St Laurence where she worked in Organisational Learning and Development. Previously, Janelle worked in the Vocational Education sector for many years managing programs from Event Management to the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. Janelle coordinates both the Leaders for Geelong and Activate Leadership Programs for the Committee.

5227 8073

Upcoming Events

News & Updates

Activate #6 Session Two

Activate #6 - Session Two

LfG 18/19 Seminar: Innovation and Growth

LfG 18/19 Seminar 2: Innovation and Growth

LfG 18/19 Seminar: Education and Training

LfG 18/19 Seminar 3: Education and Training

Current Projects

Proposed Second City Policy Framework

The Committee for Geelong launched a proposed 'framework' for its Second City policy for Geelong, outlining five key themes it believes are central to the future success of Geelong as Victoria's Second City.

Winning from Second - International research paper

What Geelong Can Learn From International Second Cities


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