DAVID Vicary has been appointed executive director of the Office for Chilren and Youth.
Dr Vicary has extensive experience in clinical psychology, management and working with a cross-section of the communicty.
He has worked for the Department of Community Development, the Ministry of Justice, the Telethon Institute for Child Health and, most recently, Wanslea Family Services.
The new role will also allow him to draw on his doctoral studies in engaging Aboriginal people and his work with reugees and people from other cultures.
Dr Vicary said the new role represented the culmination of his work to date.
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