Terri Smith has announced her resignation from PANDA, effective October 2019.
Nicki Batagol, Chair of PANDA’s Board, acknowledged Terri’s commitment and achievements.
Terri joined PANDA in 2014 and since that time she has been instrumental in PANDA’s success and growth. Under Terri’s stewardship, PANDA has achieved significant progress in raising awareness of perinatal mental illness, reducing stigma and delivering services which are informed by the lived experience in a meaningful way.”
“We cannot thank Terri enough for the dedication, passion, enthusiasm and personal touch she has given PANDA over the past 5 years. She will be greatly missed by the staff, Board, members and partners alike.”
Terri has expressed her pleasure in working with PANDA’s team and partners.
“It has been a privilege to represent this amazing organisation. I am so grateful for the opportunity to have worked with such a dedicated and fabulous team of staff, volunteers and partners.
PANDA is in a great place right now – making it the right time to for me to leave. We have excellent people, structures and strategy in place to ensure a solid base for PANDA to continue it’s crucial work. I will leave PANDA proud of the organisation’s progress.”
The recruitment process is well underway for a new CEO for PANDA. We look forward to making an announcement when we have finalised an appointment.