New ED for COTA (NSW)

Jon Bisset is the new Executive Director of COTA (NSW).

COTA (NSW) has appointed John Bisset to the position of Executive Director.

Mr Bisset has worked in the not-for-profit sector for almost twenty years, twelve of which have been at a senior executive level.

Before his current appointment, he held roles as the Deputy CEO of Fundraising Institute Australia, General Manager, Operations for Netball Australia and CEO of Australian Canoeing.

Mr Brewter sits on the Benevolent Society’s Research Ethics Committee as well as being a Fellow of the Institute of Sport Management and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Fundraising Institute Australia.

His main priorities include raising the profile of COTA (NSW) in the ageing community and to develop policy options for the senior workforce, seniors’ housing and aged care.

“It’s our position that we need an increase in the number of aged care packages – that’s a standard policy from the national body COTA over 50s and I will continue to push that,” said Mr Bisset.

“We will be working closely in partnership with other organisations to look at the best ways of helping people to achieve their goals, such as staying in their own home, through an increase in HACC packages and by other means.”

Mr Bisset has a Bachelor of Applied Science from Victoria University and is currently undertaking a Masters of Community Management at UTS.

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