SHEREE VERTIGAN AM
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
In July 2021, Sheree took a leave of absence from her roles on CCA’s Board of directors and Regional Economic Development Steering Group Chair to fulfil the position of CEO, Sheree will continue in the acting role until July 2023.
Sheree was born in Tasmania, studied at the University of Tasmania (BA, Dip Ed, M ED), and worked for the Tasmanian Department of Education in a variety of roles across the State including serving as Principal of Reece High School in Devonport. Sheree left the Department to take up the position of Executive Director and National President of the Australian Secondary Principals Association, and Executive Secretary for the International Confederation of Principals.
Prior to joining Cradle Coast Authority as the Interim CEO, Sheree worked as a consultant and project manager across education, community development and strategic planning and implementation within individual private and NFP businesses and government departments.
Sheree’s experience, expertise, and commitment to the region, shape her leadership and are key, to ensuring that the CCA strategic intent to build stronger councils and a stronger region is the centrepiece of the Authority’s work.