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NCJWA (Vic) hosted its AGM on Tuesday 26 August 2014 at The Eva Besen Centre with Vivien Brass, President welcoming guests and highlighting the achievements of NCJWA(Vic) over the four years of her Presidency, which include: advocating for a multi-cultural society, helping to improve social conditions and the status of women in Jewish and non-Jewish communities, delivering innovative programs to assist vulnerable women across the community and providing support for specific projects in Israel.
[quotes class=”none”] “I am proud of what we have achieved together and believe that as I step down as President, that I am leaving the organisation in very capable hands”, stated Vivien Brass. Vivien will assume the role of Immediate Past President following the Annual General Meeting and will remain a member of the NCJWA(Vic) Board.”[/quotes]
Shirley Glance, Vice President was elected unopposed to the role of President. “It is indeed an honour to take over the leadership of this wonderful organisation. I am very excited to work together with such a talented and intelligent team of women, bringing together the skills and expertise to take this organisation to its next phase of growth”, stated Shirley Glance.
The Board comprises Shirley Glance, President; Vivien Brass, Immediate Past President; Miriam Bass, Vice President; Hannah Greenberg, Treasurer; Debbie Strauch, Secretary; Sandra Levinson, Board member and newly elected Board members Karen Stock and Dr Ann Wollner.
Retiring Board members Susie Ivany, Dr Susan Feldman and Dr Jackie King were recognised for their important contribution.