Woden Community Service appoints new CEO

Share Canberra's trusted news:
Jenny Kitchin has been appointed the new CEO of Woden Community Service

JENNY Kitchin will head Woden Community Service in the new year after being appointed its new CEO. 

The Woden Community Service was established in 1969 to build stronger communities and create connections, and it will continue to do so under Ms Kitchin, who starts her new role in February.

Ms Kitchin comes to the post from Anglicare where she served as executive manager of child, youth and family services overseeing out-of-home care, youth, family housing and homelessness services.

Woden Community Service board chair Jennifer Bennett says: “Jenny has extensive experience in the community sector and within ACT government, and is currently working as a general manager of out of home care for Anglicare in NSW.”

“Jenny’s intelligence, insight, compassion and leadership are clear,” Ms Bennett says.

“She will lead WCS confidently into the next chapter of our story and with the unanimous support of the Board, we believe Jenny is the best person to lead Woden Community Service.”

Jenny will replace current WCS CEO Chris Redmond who is leaving the WCS in December after 14 years with the organisation. 

Who Can You Trust?

In a world beleaguered by spin and confused messages, there's never been more need for diverse, trustworthy, independent journalism in Canberra.

Who can you trust? Well, for more than 25 years, "CityNews" has proudly been an independent, free, family-owned news magazine, serving the national capital with quality, integrity and authority. Through our weekly magazine and daily through our digital platforms, we constantly and reliably deliver high-quality and diverse opinion, news, arts, socials and lifestyle columns.

If you trust our work online and believe in the power of independent voices, I encourage you to make a small contribution.

Every dollar of support will be invested back into our journalism so we can continue to provide a valuably different view of what's happening around you and keep citynews.com.au free.

Click here to make your donation and you will be supporting the future of journalism and media diversity in the ACT.

Thank you,

Ian Meikle, editor

Previous articleDust haze blows into the weekend
Next articleCatherine’s a friend in finance

Leave a Reply