Ruth has been the Chief Executive Officer of Mid Coast Communities since 2009 and has been working in the community services sector for since 1982. Ruth is passionate about ensuring the services we deliver are of exceptional quality. She is passionate about creating a positive difference in world, in the lives of people we work with, and within our local communities. Ruth is also passionate about building a kind and values based workplace, where our staff are genuinely valued, and are supported to thrive and be happy at work. Ruth believes that good leaders inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more. Ruth has a strong commitment to continuous learning and holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences, a Diploma in Management, a Diploma in Social Enterprise, an Associate Diploma of Diversional Therapy, and Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.