Rita was appointed to the committee of the VTCTA in 2019 and has taken on the role of secretary and Treasurer and is acting Deputy Chair. Rita has worked at Bridges Connecting Communities for sixteen years starting in the Transport Department progressing to the position of Chief Executive Officer in 2015. Rita’s business degree complements the management of Bridges which has 12 staff, 260 volunteers and a fleet of seven vehicles. Rita has a passion and drive to supporting our senior members and is presently a member on the Knox Active Ageing Advisory Committee and Chairperson of a local dementia respite centre. Rita has held a variety of volunteer positions on boards and committees over the years and brings a rich experience in the Aged Care and Community Transport sector.