Ruth joined the Board of Anglicare NT in November 2021. Ruth’s qualifications demonstrate a breadth of experience, adaptable nature and strong analytical skills. Ruth is an experienced educator and pastoral leader with a BSc (Jt Hons) in Psychology and Physical Education, Msc in Work Design and Ergonomics, Graduate Diploma in Education and Batchelor of Theology.
Ruth left her long career as a high school teacher in 2015 to be ordained in the Anglican Church. She has ministered in the large rural Parish of Queanbeyan and now Fred’s Pass and Batchelor in the Northern Territory. As the Dean of Anglican students at Nungalinya College, Ruth is now responsible for the enrolment and pastoral care of Indigenous church leaders and church members from remote Aboriginal communities across the NT.