CHIA WA has appointed Jennie Vartan to their State Manager role.
CHIA WA’s Regional Director Garry Ellender welcomed Jennie to the position. ‘I’m excited by the appointment of Jennie and am confident members will benefit from her energy, commitment and expertise.’
Jennie began her career in the property industry and successfully transitioned to various leadership roles within the NFP sector. She brings with her more than 20 years experience at an Executive Management level, with 11 years in NFP businesses in Perth, including senior roles at Amana Living and Foundation Housing.
Jennie possesses a thorough understanding of the current issues facing the Community Housing sector in WA and is committed to working with members and the WA Regional Committee to develop and expand members services.
Some of her key focus areas will be sector development and training; communication and stakeholder engagement; policy development and advocacy; revenue diversification – exploring initiatives to secure funding from the State Government to provide sector development and capacity building services for our members.
Jennie will officially commence her duties on Monday, June 11.