Rebekah has been a long-time and passionate supporter of the Centre over a number of years personally and professionally through her work at the R E Ross Trust and Australian Communities Foundation. She has worked as a Social Worker/Manager in Mental Health, managed Human Services portfolios for the State Government, worked in philanthropy for over a decade, and is now employed by headspace Youth Mental Health Foundation on national program development in early psychosis.
Rebekah first became involved with the Centre when it was originally located in Footscray through her children’s primary school, Footscray City. Rebekah also worked very closely with ASRC to build its philanthropic base initially as part of its collaboration with the Ross Trust. While at the Ross Trust, she assisted the ASRC to gain its first multi-year grant in August 2003 which has expanded to become a partnership with continued multi-year grants. Rebekah’s role also included raising profile of the ASRC’s work not only with other foundations but also with State Government and other not-for-profits. Rebekah joined the ASRC board in 2012.