Tradeswomen Australia Chief Executive Officer

Janet Cribbes brings extensive leadership and community services experience to Tradeswomen Australia as CEO, stepping down from the non-Executive role for Tradeswomen Community Foundation to take up the CEO role.  Until taking up her role at Tradeswomen Australia, Janet was the Chairperson for the Working Group developing the new Pathways Victoria Response model for Complaints and Response for the Catholic Church of Victoria. Janet is also a non-Executive director of two Boards, Wellsprings for Women as Chair and director for SEAM as sustainability social enterprise.

Janet works with LGPro delivering Introduction to Local Government workshops for the LGA sector.  Janet is a former local government councillor and Mayor of Port Phillip from 2004-2008.

She has a Bachelor of Social Work and Social Sciences, a passionate and committed advocate to all women’s issues, a community organiser, she has worked to actively champion and advance the voice of women in work and in the community.