About Rebecca Vassarotti
Rebecca Vassarotti is an independent consultant who works with the local and national community sector. She sits as a community member of ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal, working in areas including guardianship and energy and water. She is a board member of Community Housing Canberra, the Early Morning Centre, and the ACT Royal Life Saving (ACT) . She is co-chair of the Canberra Gambling Reform Alliance and chair of the Gogetabout advisory board. Until March 2017 she was on the Board of the Gambling and Racing Commission, where she advised on the issues of harm minimisation and problem gambling. She is an active Greens member and in 2016 ran as an ACT Green's candidate in the seat of Kurrajong.
Prior to establishing her own consultancy business, Rebecca worked as the Deputy CEO at Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS), a role that came after a long association with the Council of Social Service movement, serving on the Boards of ACOSS and the ACT Council of Social Service. For 10 years Rebecca was Executive Director at the YWCA of Canberra.