MEDIA STATEMENT

inTouch, Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, has welcomed three new members to their Board of Directors. The Chair of the Board, Ms Faye Spiteri, said she was thrilled to have Alecia Rathbone, Karina Posanzini and Professor Prasuna Reddy join the organisation.

‘inTouch is governed by an eminent Board, comprising of women from diverse cultural backgrounds and with professional experience in business, law, human resources, finance, communications and non-profit leadership. We are very fortunate to have Alecia, Karina and Prasuna’s expertise, helping us bring our vision to life, guiding the strategic direction of inTouch, and ensuring the Board and organisation is future focused and demonstrating integrity in all we do, individually and collectively,’ said Ms Spiteri.

Ms Spiteri added, ‘The work that inTouch does is important in shaping state, national and international agenda’s against family violence. It’s important for us to ensure we have capable women at all levels of the organisation, including the Board. Alecia, Karina and Prasuna will play an important role in the governance of inTouch – supporting refugee and migrant women who experience family violence with the utmost commitment, good governance and service excellence, ultimately helping these women and families reach their full potential.’

inTouch is the only accredited family violence service in Australia specialising in culturally tailored supported and programs for both victim-survivors and perpetrators. For over 35 years, inTouch has assisted more than 18,000 women from refugee and migrant backgrounds whose lives are devastated by family violence.

To read Alecia, Karina and Prasuna’s biographies, as well as information on all of our Board members, see here.

Download the full media statement here.

For media inquiries, contact Sonia Morabito, Communications Coordinator, on 03 9413 6568 or email soniam@intouch.org.au