Our Team

Different Journeys

Founded February 2016

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Meet Our Board

Dr Ru Ying Cai

Chairperson

Daniel Munter

Deputy Chairperson

Mel Spencer OAM

Chief Executive Officer

Merrin Ayton

Co-Founder/
Senior Peer Event Support

Rachel Power

Treasurer

Jesse Baker

Secretary

Fred Brumhead

General Board Member

Dr Stacey Rabba

General Board Member

Raj Hillary

General Board Member

James Gan

General Board Member

Meet Our Staff

Exec Team

Mel Spencer OAM

Chief Executive Officer

Merrin Ayton

Senior Peer Support Officer

Eden Elliott-Griggs

Leader People,
Culture, Compliance

Megan Spencer

Senior Peer Support Officer

Christina Penna

Finance Manager

Annette White

Executive Assistant

Adele Richards

Administration Support

Bianca Paliaga

Peer Support Coordinator

Carer Peer Support Team

Katherine Ludbrook

Carer Peer Support

Anil Suri

Carer Peer Support

Seane Cumming

Carer Peer Support

Bendigo Team

Leah Thomas

Bendigo Region Coordinator

Marg Bibic

Carer Peer Support

Daryl Giles

Carer Peer Support

Kellie Neven

Event Carer Officer

Event Staff

50+ Part Time Event Staff and Volunteers

Our diverse team of staff represent various identities, cultural backgrounds, expertise and perspectives to collaborate seamlessly in making our events the best they can be.

Meet Our Professionals

Raymond Burnett

Consultant

Razz

Graphic Design

Angus Appleby

Marketing

Annie Hayward

Consultant

Special Mentions

Jonathon Tan

Volunteer Mentor

Emma Smith

Volunteer Mentor

Daniel Giles OAM

Event Support/Photographer

Fred Brumhead

Special Consultant

Want to join our team?

We would love to hear from you if you would like to work with Different Journeys. As we grow, new positions are frequently available. Even if we are not actively recruiting, we invite you to reach out and let us know why you think you would make a great fit for the team.