Tricia Flynn Scrutton Board of Management Bio

Board of Management

BIO of Tricia Flynn-Scrutton 

Board of Management (Member)

 

Tricia Flynn-Scrutton is Elder from Northern Territory (Woolwonga region) who came to Western Australia in 1986 after being a stay-at-home mum for 13 years she then moved to Nollamara with her son.

She graduated from Yorgum (Aboriginal Counselling Services) as a foundation member and went to work in the Mirrabooka Migrant Resource Centre and worked there for two years. After that she moved on to Mission Australia for a one-year contract as a SHAP (Supported Housing Accommodation Program) worker as well as time spent at Ab Music as a student support/counsellor for eight years and has remained on the board of management.

She also worked for Anglicare as a Post Suicide Counsellor and has worked at Wadjuk for three months as an Administrative officer and as a mentor in the Tree of Life program. Tricia is involved on a volunteer basis with The Compassionate Friends (Bereavement of a Child or Grandchild) for five years, the Inglewood, Mirrabooka and Noranda Lions Club over seven years and the Northern Suburbs Community Legal Service Board of Management.

Currently Tricia is a Board member of the Sudbury Community House Assoc. Inc and a member of the Sudbury House Friendship Group.

Over many years Tricia has experienced many of life’s up and downs and learned many skills along the way, having been involved in a vast area of community based organisations.

Tricia believes that in counselling, she has found her niche and fulfillment and continues to share her knowledge and experience even though retired.