Kirsten has a Bachelor of Arts Journalism and over 26 years of experience working in the media as an adviser and a strategic and creative communications specialist, with her work published nationally. She has assisted private businesses, government and not-for-profits with their communications and has also taught professional writing.
Sharon has a long history working in community advocacy roles and has worked in economic development and industry liaison for the last four years. She has relationships with both external and internal investors and delivers valuable outcomes for Mildura. Sharon oversees various programs that support the growth and viability of business in the region.
Wendy has worked for a number of years in the financial counselling and business support sector and is an experienced project manager. Within Mildura Regional Development, Wendy manages all aspects of office administration, including human resources and board co-ordination.
Ange has worked in the tourism and events sector for several years and has Advanced Diplomas in Hospitality and Tourism Management, a Certificate IV Business Administration, Certificate IV Training and Assessment and an Executive Certificate in Event Management. Ange has also completed the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competence Course.
Pamela has a Certificate III in Tourism and an Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management and has worked in tourism, in industry development and marketing support roles. She has recently completed a Project Planning and Management course and is now a General Project Officer, supporting both tourism and economic development projects.
John joins the team with years of experience in Aboriginal stakeholder and community engagement, in the youth and education sectors and beyond, behind him. Committed to helping the Aboriginal community to secure lasting economic outcomes, John will support research into, and development of, business ventures, strong relationships and effective partnerships.