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COA appoints new Chair

We would like to congratulate Sara Haslinger for her appointment as the new Chair of Community Options Australia. Sara has been with the board for 2 years and the last year as deputy chair. Sara brings a wealth of experience and will lead COA in developing and guiding the new strategic direction. Sara has held senior executive…
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COA appoints new Board Member – Leesa Chesser

Leesa is an experienced non-executive director with expertise in highly regulated environments where compliance or regulatory failure is a major risk to a company’s public license to operate and sectors undergoing a transformation.
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COA appoints new Board Member – Norm Cockerell

Norm is the Deputy Chair of a Victorian rural health service and Deputy Chair of their Risk and Governance sub-committee and had an extensive corporate career in Financial Services, Insurance and Health sectors in Australia and across Asia. He has extensive knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing Boards from multiple stakeholders’ perspective and the…
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