Former VRQA CEO Lynn Glover has been awarded a Public Service Medal (PSM) as part of the 2021 Australian Day Honours. The award recognises Ms Glover for outstanding public service to education and training in Victoria
In describing her service as inaugural VRQA CEO, the Honours state:
"Ms Glover has provided dedicated and exemplary service to the Department of Education and Training in Victoria, and to the wider community."
The Honours acknowledge Ms Glover for leading the creation of a VRQA "recognised as an effective and trusted regulatory authority, ensuring quality education and training in Victoria and safe educational experiences for students across the state."
"I have always tried to do my best and serve the interests of students in Victoria… I feel genuinely honoured to receive the Public Service Medal", Ms Glover said.
Reflecting on her career, Ms Glover added, "After completing my degree in social work from the University of Melbourne I began working as a community development worker. For the most part of forty years I have been privileged to work in the education and training sectors."
Ms Glover stepped down from the VRQA in December 2020 after 13 years leading the organisation.
The VRQA congratulates Ms Glover on her accomplishments during her service and is thrilled to celebrate this remarkable achievement with her.