James Atkinson - Chairperson

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Yorta Yorta / Bangerang

James is employed as the CEO of the Aboriginal Community Elders Service. James’ previous employment was as CEO of the Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-operative and as Manager, Koorie Education with the Department of Education and Training.  James has a great deal of organisational experience and has served on Boards at a state and national level. James has been a VACCA Board Member for 19 years. He was one of the founding members of the first Victorian Aboriginal Youth Advisory Committee and a participant in the Koorie Leadership Program.

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