Alison Xamon Joins Uniting WA Board
Uniting WA is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Alison Xamon to its Board.
Ms Xamon is a lifelong member of the Uniting Church and is Chair of the Presbytery of the Uniting Church in WA and Secretary of the Church Council of Uniting Church in the City. She also founded and runs the church’s monthly evening service, Social.Justice.Church, and is a member of the Synod Standing Committee and it’s legal subcommittee.
A lawyer with a background in industrial, equal opportunity, mental health and human rights law, Ms Xamon is also a former State member of Parliament and Parliamentary Leader of the Greens.
Ms Xamon’s comprehensive background includes working in mental health and suicide prevention, the union movement, community development, and with children at risk as a qualified playleader.
Uniting WA Chair Erica Haddon welcomed the appointment, saying, “Alison’s deep understanding of the Uniting Church’s commitment to social justice and experience of advocating for positive social change will be of great benefit to Uniting WA.”