Commissioner for Senior Victorians to speak at U3A's AGM

Creswick and District’s U3A will have a guest speaker at its annual general meeting on Thursday September 20.

Gerard Mansour, the Commissioner for Senior Victorians, will attend the U3A’s annual general meeting as a guest speaker. 

Mr Mansour is a passionate advocate for the needs of older people and has been a leader in the aged and community service sectors for more than 25 years. 

SPEAKER: Gerard Mansour, Victoria's first Commissioner for Older Victorians, photographed at Exhibition Building Gardens in Melbourne. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer

SPEAKER: Gerard Mansour, Victoria's first Commissioner for Older Victorians, photographed at Exhibition Building Gardens in Melbourne. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer

As such, he has contributed significantly to industry capacity building, policy development and the enhancement of services for older Australians. 

Mr Mansour was the Chief Executive Officer of Aged and Community Care Victoria for six years before he was appointed to the position of inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Leading Age Services Australia, the peak national body representing the aged and community care industry across Australia, in 2012. 

While in December 2016, Mr Mansour was appointed as Victoria’s Ambassador for Elder Abuse Prevention.

The AGM will be held in the lecture theatre at the University of Melbourne’s Creswick Campus at 4 Water Street, Creswick. Mr Mansour will address those in attendance at 11.00am.