Vickie has worked in the Vocational Education sector in Western Australia for over 20 years. She held Senior Management roles for some of Perth’s largest Registered Training Organisations and was the founding Manager of three RTOs. Her experience spans a variety of industry areas including Business, English Language (ELICOS) and Community/Health Services, Hospitality/Commercial Cookery, and Children Services and was the leader in bringing some of these courses into the Private RTO arena. Vickie has been a professional member of many organisations including Australian Council for Private Education and Training, International Student Association of Australia and the Business Industry Training Council, Council for International Students of Western Australia. As part of these memberships, she has assisted in the formulation of policy pertaining to international students and the provision of education including the structure of accreditation/registration framework currently used today.