National Homelessness Conference 2018

Jenni Beetson-Mortimer

CEO, Northern Rivers Community Gateway

Jenni Beetson-MortimerJenni Beetson-Mortimer is originally from Brewarrina in Western NSW.   Now living on the NSW North Coast Jenni is CEO of the Northern Rivers Community Gateway, a not for profit organisation delivering welfare and community capacity building programs across NSW including emergency relief, intake and referral, Aboriginal programs including gambling and homelessness programs, case management, trauma, sexual assault and family counselling, parent under pressure, financial and social inclusion programs, child care programs and social enterprise.

Jenni is a graduate of Social Leadership Australia and holds a Bachelor of Social Science. She has completed post graduate studies in public sector management and is undertaking a Master of Human Resource and Organisational Development. Jenni has worked in various roles in Government and the NGO sectors. Since 2000 she has worked in leadership roles within the NGO sector as CEO, Manager, Planner and Community Development Worker. Jenni is a Board member of Homelessness NSW, Chair of the NSW Financial Inclusion Network, a full member of the Planning Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Management   Jenni’s has a strong commitment to grass roots community services that provide true wrap around holistic services to disadvantaged people.