Paul Zammit, The Hon. Professor Dame Marie Bashir AD, CVO, Governor for the State of New South Wales and Rita Zammit OAM (l-r)
Rita Zammit is a co-director of Zammit Sales Marketing and Management as well as holding the dual position of Company Secretary. Rita has a life-long vocation for teaching and has taught and continues to teach High School students.
After qualifying as a teacher, Rita has gone on to attain several degrees including a B.A, B.Legs.S., Dip.Legal Prac., and Dip.Mod.Lang, all of which were obtained through part time and external study. Rita has a strong social conscience and has, over many years, willingly given of her time on a voluntary capacity to assist the less fortunate in our society and has served on numerous Committees and continues to do so, such as the NSW Premier’s Arts Committee, the Opera Foundation Committee, etc, and more recently serving as a Member of the Board of CoAsIt (the Italian Association of Assistance).
Despite a busy schedule, she has applied for and has been accepted to become a volunteer for Vision Australia.
In recognition of Rita’s many years’ volunteering, she was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the June 9, 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to the Italian-Australian community, to the Arts and Education and the community in general.