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Our Team

Craig Alt

Human Resources Director

Human Resources Director

Eddie Ansell

Scholarships Manager

Scholarships Manager

Alara Barnes

Pathways Advisor

Pathways Advisor

Chantell Burns

Tertiary Advisor

Tertiary Advisor

Miranda Bush

Pathways Advisor

Pathways Advisor

Renée Coffey

General Manager, Strategy and Policy

General Manager, Strategy and Policy

Claudia Cowell

Tertiary and Employment Support Executive

Tertiary and Employment Support Executive

Tess Crellin

Scholarships Executive

Scholarships Executive

Emily Davidson

Pathways Advisor

Pathways Advisor

Rebecca Dupen

Event Coordinator

Event Coordinator

Margaret
Gilroy

Innovation and Improvement Manager

Innovation and Improvement Manager

Elizabeth
Hayes

Regional Pathways Manager

Regional Pathways Manager

Andrew Killen

Finance and Administration Manager

Finance and Administration Manager

Rebecca Ngo

Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

Natalie
Nicolson

Alumni Advisor

Alumni Advisor

Raqual Nutley

Tertiary Advisor

Tertiary Advisor

Gillian Odbert

Executive General Manager

Executive General Manager

Natalie Orton

Tertiary Advisor

Tertiary Advisor

Andrew Penfold
AM

Executive Director

Executive Director

Michelle
Penfold

Founder and Director

Founder and Director

Farah Rind

Pathways and Alumni Advisor

Pathways and Alumni Advisor

Jill Roy

Event Coordinator

Event Coordinator

Tamara
Salamacha

Pathways Director

Pathways Director

Trista Sa'u

Scholarships Manager

Scholarships Manager

Coby
Smith-Carr

Administration Assistant

Administration Assistant

Kira
Spucys-Tahar

Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator

Jenny Stevens

Receptionist, Office and Administration Coordinator

Receptionist, Office and Administration Coordinator

Mia Strasek-Barker

Regional Pathways Manager

Regional Pathways Manager

Ciehan Titasey

Employment Advisor

Employment Advisor

Domenic
Vitalone

Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Alayna Walsh

Partnerships and Communications Manager

Partnerships and Communications Manager

Jason
Whitfield

Employment Advisor

Employment Advisor

Keith Wicks

Pathways Advisor

Pathways Advisor

Zak Wild

Scholarships Executive

Scholarships Executive

Patrice Wills

Pathways Advisor

Pathways Advisor

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Getting an education gave me and my family opportunities in life to become whatever we wanted to be...I support AIEF because by opening doors to leading schools and universities, they’re empowering thousands of Aboriginal kids to pursue their dreams.

Adam Goodes
2014 Australian of the Year

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The AIEF Scholarship Program and the AIEF Pathways Program are supported by the Australian Government in collaboration with individual, philanthropic and corporate supporters from the private sector.