Valerie Hoogstad

Valerie has over 25 years of experience working in universities, both in academia and as a Director involved with International Education. Currently, Valerie is working part-time at Sydney University and as a consultant in Intercultural Communications. Valerie has a Masters degree in Education and is a Board member at Odyssey House. Valerie is the author of 16 textbooks related to literacy and business communications. 

Valerie joined the Centre for Volunteering as a Board Member in 2004. She has been actively involved in all aspects of the Centre, including development of the school, sponsorship’s and referrals, and is currently the Chair of The Centre for Volunteering New South Wales.