Deputy Commissioner Steendam has performed significant senior executive roles across Victoria Police and is currently Deputy Commissioner Specialist Operations with portfolio responsibility for Road Policing Command, Family Violence Command, Forensic Services Department and Legal Services Department.
A highly respected police leader with over 39 years' experience, DC Steendam has developed strong and effective relationships across government, law enforcement agencies, corporate entities and a range of community agencies. She has contributed as a member of many boards of management, both within policing and more broadly across the community sector. Wendy is currently a board member of the Sentencing Advisory Council and the Coronial Council of Victoria.
Wendy became a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2022 Australia Day Honours, for significant service to the community through emergency response organisations
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