Marion Webster "was the founding Executive Director of Philanthropy Australia from 1989- 1991and for the next five years she was National Manager - Charitable Trusts at ANZ Trustees. She was a founding Board member of the Melbourne Community Foundation and is currently its Chair. Marion is the co-founder of Fitted for Work a service to assist long term unemployed and disadvantaged women obtain work and ultimately financial independence through the provision of work appropriate clothing and assistance with presentation and interview skills.
"Throughout her career Marion has been committed to assisting work towards long term sustainable and positive change for people experiencing disadvantage.
"In 2003, after completing a contract as Locum Director of the peak Community Foundation Network in the UK, she was awarded and completed a Senior Fellowship with the City University of New York studying community foundation sustainability. In 2004 she was awarded an OAM for her services to philanthropy and the community."