Kerry Penton

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RDA Riverina Committee Member – Kerry Penton. Kerry is the Director of TAFE NSW Riverina Institute and has nearly 30 years’ experience in the vocational education and training sector.

Over the past year she has been working on the state - wide project for TAFE NSW in the area of Industrial Relations.

Kerry holds a Diploma of Teaching, Bachelor of Education, Graduate Certificate in Management and is a member of the Institute of Company Directors. She is also the Chair of the Cancer Council NSW, South West Region Committee and was the independent member of the Airservices Learning Academy Board.

TAFE NSW Riverina Institute is part of the fabric of the communities and industries across the Riverina/Murray region. Kerry has undertaken a major reform process for the Institute culminating in the development of the 2012 - 2017 Strategic Plan and new organisational values. This realignment will continue to ensure Riverina Institute is responsive and agile in a challenging vocational education and training environment.

Kerry believes that it is the partnerships that we develop that will contribute to the success of the region and will assist to secure the social and economic growth of the region

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Cristy Houghton