Board members

Variety – the Children’s Charity is honoured to benefit from the extraordinary dedication and abilities of our volunteer Board of Directors. Board members include leaders in corporate government and businesses in Australia.

Ben Cox

Ben Cox

Chief Barker

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Kim Wainwright

Kim Wainwright

Deputy Chair

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Nick Harwood

Nick Harwood

Director & Treasurer

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Peter Apel

Peter Apel

Director & Secretary

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Ian Mackay

Ian Mackay

Director

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Dr Paul Shumack

Dr Paul Shumack

Director

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Dr Duncan Murray

Dr Duncan Murray

Director

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Richard Nevins

Richard Nevins

Director

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Brenda Iversen

Director

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Helen Debenham

Helen Debenham

Director

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Jessica-Anne Saayman

Jessica-Anne Saayman

Director

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Staff

Steve Wakerley

Steve Wakerley

Chief Executive Officer

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Christine Anderson

Christine Anderson

Head of Fundraising and Marketing

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Julie Mullen

Julie Mullen

Individual Giving Manager

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Craig Marriott

Craig Marriott

Operations Manager

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Renee Murtagh

Renee Murtagh

Event Coordinator

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Melanie Smith

Melanie Smith

Administration Officer

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Melissa McMahon

Melissa McMahon

Community Fundraising Coordinator

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Erin Lazarou

Erin Lazarou

Event Manager

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Ian Allan

Ian Allan

Finance and Corporate Services Manager

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Rebecca Meredith

Rebecca Meredith

Marketing & Communications Manager

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Lizy Ritchard

Lizy Ritchard

Marketing Coordinator

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Samantha Blewitt

Samantha Blewitt

Marketing Coordinator

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Angela Haines

Angela Haines

Kids Support Coordinator

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Courtney Hamilton

Courtney Hamilton

Events Assistant

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Jane Hansen

Jane Hansen

Event Coordinator

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Anna Magnus

Anna Magnus

Partnerships Manager

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