Gayle Rankine is Chairperson of First Peoples Disability Network Australia (FPDN)
Gayle is a Ngarrindjeri woman born in Raukkan (Point McLeay Mission) on Lake Alexandrina in South Australia.
Gayle has represented Australia and FPDN at the United Nations in Geneva and New York.
Gayle has extensive knowledge of the needs of people with disability across urban, rural and remote communities. She has a lived experience as a person with physical disability and as a carer of relatives with physical and neurological disability, including autism.