Executive Officer, WESTIR Ltd
President, Local Community Services Association (LCSA)
Margaret Tipper has worked in the community sector for over 30 years, after initially working in the corporate sector. Her experience in the community sector has been in the Western Sydney area with a large charity as its Executive Officer, Manager of a Sub Regional Peak community organisation and most recently, as the Executive Officer of WESTIR Limited, a not for profit community organisation that provides enhanced and equitable access to social research and data for people and organisations.
Margaret is passionate about the work that neighbourhood centres and sector development organisations do everyday in communities. The importance of this work, often as the initial point of contact with the community, cannot be understated.
Margaret’s undergraduate degree was a Bachelor of Business in Personnel and Industrial Relations and she has a Graduate Diploma and a Masters of Community Management. She holds memberships with a number of professional associations. Outside of work Margaret sits on a number of community boards and university advisory committees. Margaret is very interested in the way that governance affects community organisations.
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