Organisational Structure Chart

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Merri Creek Management Committee - Board 2023

Office Bearers 

President: Ann McGregor, OAM (Friends of Merri Creek)

Vice-President (1):  Nicole Lowe (Friends of Merri Creek)

Vice-President (2): Cr Rob Eldridge (Mitchell Shire Council)

Secretary & Treasurer: Judy Schrever (Friends of Merri Creek)

Other Committee members

Cr Trent McCarthy & David Melli (City of Darebin),

Representatives pending (Hume City Council)

Cr Rob Eldridge & Narelle Liepa (Mitchell Shire Council) 

Cr Angelica Panopoulos & Richard Tolliday (Merri-bek City Council)

Lisa Souquet-Wigg & Linda Martin-Chew  (City of Whittlesea)

Craig Lupton (City of Yarra) 

Peter Ewer, Phillip Sinclair, Kate Jost (Friends of Merri Creek) 

Claudia James (Wallan Environment Group)

MCMC STAFF - February 2024

Planning, Coordination & Governance

Bernadette Thomas - Executive Officer

Sean O'Hara - Operations Manager (Mon-Thurs)

Luisa Macmillan - Manager Special Projects (Tues-Wed)

Chris Cobern - Upper Merri Landcare Facilitator (Wed)


Ruth Rankin - Finance Officer (Mon,Wed)

Ruby Lovelock - Conservation Support Officer (Tues-Thurs)

Bron Willis - Communications Officer (Tues & Thurs)

Tony Faithfull - IT Manager (Mon-Wed)

Ecological Restoration Program

Michael Longmore -  Program Manager

Chris Geary - Program Coordinator

Sophie Lavence - Program Officer

Team Leaders - Tony Bracey, Tess Huntley, Kirby Medway, Jessica Slade (Mon, Tues, Thurs), Matt Tudor

Team Members: Gemma Campbell, Jack Doncon, Mads Dwyer (Thurs), Sam Fisher, Nayt Housman, Dermott Leonard, Bonnie Packer (Mon-Wed, Fri), John Temme, Nico Wayland

Temporary Team Members:  Isabella Haslau, Indi Randall

Catchment Program

Angela Foley - Special Engagement Programs Coordinator (Mon-Th)

Julia Cirillo - Waterwatch Coordinator (Mon-Th)

Trevor Hausler, Milo Pace & Tania Struzina - Casual Waterwatch Officers (occasional)