Chief Executive Officer, Ruah Community Services (WA)
President, Western Australian Council of Social Services
With more than two decades’ experience in the health and community service sectors, Debra Zanella is a passionate advocate for practical and decisive action to disrupt cycles of social disadvantage.
Debra is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and currently Chief Executive Officer of Ruah Community Services and President of the Western Australian Council of Social Services.
Debra also holds a position on Western Australia’s East Metropolitan Health Service Board. She was a founding member of the WA Alliance to End Homelessness (WAAEH) and is a member of the Australian Alliance to End Home Homelessness (AAEH).
Debra’s current work has a particular focus on addressing the complex issues relating to mental health and wellbeing, and ending homelessness and family violence.Back to Our Board