Kathryn Greiner AO appointed Chair of Ministerial Advisory Committee on Ageing
19 September 2012
NSW Minister for Ageing Andrew Constance has today announced the appointment of Mrs Kathryn Greiner AO as Chair of the NSW Ministerial Advisory Committee on Ageing (MACA).
"I am excited to welcome Kathryn Greiner to the role, to lead the MACA to deliver a new approach to harnessing the opportunities presented by population ageing," Mr Constance said.
Mrs Greiner has an incredibly diverse background starting in social work and extending to experience in business and local government.
"Kathryn comes to the MACA full of ideas and enthusiasm and I look forward to working with her and the MACA to support NSW in leading the way in embracing the opportunities ahead."
Over the course of her career Mrs Greiner has been actively involved in a number of not-for-profit organisations such as the Salvation Army, and has held directorships for the Financial Planning Association, John Singleton Advertising, a former Councillor on the City of Sydney, and Deputy Chancellor of Bond University.
"Kathryn's diverse career has allowed her to work across various sectors which strengthens the wealth of existing expertise on the MACA, which will benefit the NSW Government and ultimately the people of NSW."
MACA provides advice to the NSW Government through the Minister for Ageing on the impact of population ageing on government and the community.
"Its purpose is to support the NSW Government in achieving healthy and productive ageing for the people of NSW, consistent with the NSW whole of government Ageing Strategy."
The MACA currently has 13 members, appointed as individuals, on the basis of their expertise and experience and meets up to six times a year in Sydney. For more information about MACA visit www.maca.nsw.gov.au.