David Kennedy is the Western Australian member of the St Vincent de Paul Society National Council, having been asked to fill the position held by WA State President Gladys Demissie. 
 
David became a proud Vincentian ten years ago and is currently the Co-Vice President of the St Vincent de Paul Society WA Council, former Regional President Perth and an active member of St Joseph’s Conference Subiaco. 
 
He retired four years ago after a lengthy career in the real estate industry, his last position being senior director, hotel and land sales, with the national CBRE agency.
 
David Kennedy and his wife Noeline have four daughters and seven grandchildren, and are members of St Joseph’s Parish, Subiaco. He is a keen sportsman (golf, swimming, cycling), a talented artist and with his brother Michael the author of a recently published book, Charles Washing and Racist Furniture, which recounts the history of a Chinese ancestor who migrated to the Victorian goldfields in the 19th century.