Dance Health Alliance are thrilled to have The Hon. Sandra Nori BEc (USYD) G.A.I.C.D join the Board of Directors.
Prior to entering NSW Parliament in 1988, Sandra completed BEc at Sydney University and commenced Graduate Law at UNSW in the early 1980’s.
Sandra helped to establish the then South Sydney Women’s Centre and worked there as one of its co-coordinators, starting in 1976. She also worked at Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre 1980-1983, focusing on migrant women’s health issues and was involved in the centre’s women behind bars project.
Sandra is proud to have also been involved in the pro-choice movement and reform of the antigay laws in the early 80’s.
Serving as a Minister 1999-2007, Sandra’s portfolios included Women, Tourism, Sport and Recreation Small Business.
Post parliament, she has held a number of board memberships including Macquarie University Council 2009-2018, NSW TAFE Commission Board member 2008-2013 and WDSF member of the Ethics Committee 2016. Sandra has been Deputy Chair for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in Australia since 2009 and been a member of Amnesty for many years, as she considers its work to be crucial in creating a better fairer world and standing up for human rights.
Sandra’s passion for dance is evident through the dancesport programme she devised for primary schools. She also devised and initiated the Lucy Mentoring Programme.
Sandra brings to Dance Health Alliance a wealth of knowledge and passion, personal experience of the aged care sector through her parents is an invaluable director, helping to continue our Board’s mission in the alliance of dance and health.