Cecile is the Executive Officer at Family Advocacy and is appointed by the Management Committee to oversee the day to day operations of the organisation. Cecile has worked as a professional within the disability sector for over 25 years in many roles from Community Visitor with the Ombudsman Department, TAFE teaching in Disability Studies and Change Management within the disability service sector. She has extensive experience with self-management of funding for people with disability. Cecile has undertaken a Bachelor of Applied Science in Disability Studies through Deakin University and has been an avid learner of Social Role Valorization. She strongly believes in the leadership of well-informed families and she is passionate about ensuring that Family Advocacy continues to be a strong, independent and well-informed organisation, and works with the staff and Management Committee to this end.