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Staff

The YACVic staff team is responsible for running the day-to-day activities of YACVic. The YACVic staff team (also known as the 'secretariat') is listed below. We also share a bit about ourselves on the staff profiles page.

YACVic also auspices and supports a number of core and partner organisations. These include YACVic Rural, the Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS), the Koorie Youth Council (formerly VIYAC) and the Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC). A list of their staff members can also be found below.

The Youth Affairs Council of Victoria Inc

Chief Executive Officer
Georgie Ferrari
Mob: 0411 484 428 (available 24 hours)
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Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Leo Fieldgrass
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Office Manager
Liz Leahy
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Policy Manager
Jessie Mitchell
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Rural Manager
Andrew Bell
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Rural Development Coordinator – Great South Coast
Karen Walsh
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Rural Development Coordinator – Southern Mallee
Jess Orr
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Participation and Development Coordinator
Mel Jeffery
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Communications Officers
Catalina Sinclair
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Jo Stanlake
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Finance Officer
Ian Johnson
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Administration Officer
Desney Millen
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Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS)

YDAS Manager
Dr George Taleporos
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Human Rights and Advocacy Officer
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Engagement Officer
Helen Mahar
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Koorie Youth Council (KYC)
formerly known as Victorian Indigenous Youth Advisory Council (VIYAC)

KYC Manager
Greg Kennedy
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KYC Project Officer
Elisha Douglas
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KYC Project Officer
Jessica Bengtsson
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Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC)

VicSRC Manager
Krista Seddon
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VicSRC Events and Communications Officer
Fiona Campbell
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VicSRC Project Officer
Nina Laitala
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VicSRC Student Administration Officer
Sophie Moore 
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YACVic has a number of partner agencies. For more information click on the logos below.

  • ViCSRC-logo-small-for-web
  • KYC-logo small-for-web
  • YWA-logo-small-for-web
  • YRIPP logo
  • HEYGrants logo 1