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Announcement of New CEO at the WA Deaf Society
Announcement of New CEO at the WA Deaf Society

Dear Staff and Community

Auslan announcement of new CEO at WADS

The WA Deaf Society is delighted to announce that Mark Gummer will be appointed as CEO on 29 June, taking over the reins from Damian Lacey.

Mark has a long and proud history with WADS having served previously as a board member. He is currently the CEO of Heartkids WA, a not for profit organisation dedicated to providing support, encouragement and hope to families of children with Heart Disease, while raising awareness and vital funding into the causes of this chronic disease. Mark’s extensive experience in leading purpose driven organisations like WADS will be extremely valuable as we continue to understand and embrace the challenges of the NDIS.


Mark is excited about reconnecting with the staff and stakeholders of WADS and will no doubt create many opportunities to build stronger relationships with the Deaf community when he joins the team.


Kind regards

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