Teresa Kohut has been an active member and volunteer of the Ukrainian Community since 1975. She studied Psychiatric Nursing and worked in the field for 10+ years. She began travelling with her family overseas since 1997, living in 5 countries over a period of 18 years returning to Australia in 2018. Whilst overseas, she had been an active member of Parent Teacher Organisations, Australian Associations and Multicultural Women’s Organisations. Whilst in New Zealand, she obtained a Real Estate License and worked in the field for 5 years.
When the crisis in Ukraine began on 24th of Feb, Teresa formed and Chaired the Humanitarian Aid Committee and lead an 9x member team that co-ordinated the immediate humanitarian needs of Displaced Ukrainians.
Currently employed by Foundation House as the Community Project Worker for the Ukrainian Response, she continues to provide support for newly arrived and established Ukrainian community members.
Her role as Director on the AUV Board will be to review Policy and Procedures.
Teresa can be contacted at her email address: Tkohut@auv.org.au