GovernanceVALID is an independent incorporated association managed by a committee of management comprised primarily (over 50%) of people with disabilities along with parents and other supporters who share VALID’s principles. The VALID Committee of Management is elected annually from members of the VALID Self Advocacy Forum and Networks and from full members of the Association. The VALID Committee is supported and informed by the VALID Self Advocacy Forum, a sub-committee of members drawn from VALID’s Regional Self Advocacy Networks. Click here to download VALID AGM Report 2019
Vice President Janice Castledine
Janice is currently employed as an Economist in the banking industry. During the course of her career Janice has lived and worked overseas in many countries which has given her ‘the wander lust’ and really enjoys travelling. Being a Melbourne girl, footy is always on the menu, along with live theatre, movies, horse racing, and catching up with family and friends.
Janice advocates for many families and especially families who may have a family member with behaviors of concern. Janice co-facilitates a Peer Action Group for Valid for families who have a family member who displays behaviors of concern. Janice is currently holding the position of Vice President of VALID.
Janice is a mother of two young men, one of whom has profound Autism. He is the reason why Janice is passionate for social justice for all people with a disability.