Meredith Carter brings to PCA Families her lived experience of fostering and permanent care. She is also the author of The Potential of Permanent Care (2015). Her effective advocacy and strategic skills are based on wide experience in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, law reform and social policy consulting. A Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Meredith’s strong commitment to community participation complements her governance and leadership experience. These roles include serving as a CEO of two not-for-profit organisations over 13 years and on tribunals and boards, including as Chair.