Our Team

These important and valued staff support the work of DV Vic and DVRCV as we merge to form a new entity.

Chief Executive

Tania Farha
Chief Executive Officer

Executive Directors

Jelena Djurdjevic
Sector Development
Krista Seddon
Primary Prevention
Louise Simms
Policy, Communications and Engagement
Claire Bauska
Operations, Quality and Governance

Workforce Capability

Renae Leverenz
Sector Development Advisor – Recommendation 209
Kristy Loots
Senior Training Adviser
Monaliza Bucud
Family Violence Trainer
Jessica Maxwell
Family Violence Trainer
Stephanie Penna
Family Violence Trainer
Solmaz Yavari
Family Violence Trainer
Rebecca Yeomans
Family Violence Trainer
Michelle Ginnivan
Family Violence Trainer
Bianca Bindi
Family Violence Trainer

Practice Development

Jacky Tucker
Manager - Statewide Coordination and RAMP
Mishelle Kerr
Statewide Disability Inclusion Advisor
Ella Longhurst
Data Analyst
Elizabeth Yared
Practice Development Advisor - MARAMIS
Courtney Wamala
Practice Development Advisor

Primary Prevention

Violeta Marticorena Politoff
Prevention Practice and Workforce Development Manager
Meghan Cooper
Prevention Project and Partnership Manager
Amelia Ditcham
Fast Track Program Manager
Beth Mooney
Project Officer - Fast Track
Khyaati Acharya
Prevention Advisor - Policy
Olivia Franklin
Prevention Program Advisor
Lucy Peckham
Primary Prevention Project Officer
Hannah Dwyer
Prevention Program Officer
Erica Wastell
Prevention Advisor - Practice Development and Training
Kelly Alexander
Prevention Advisor Training Design and Delivery
Kit Catterson
Prevention Project and Evaluation Advisor


Jennie Child
Policy Manager
Hilary Glaisher
Policy Advisor
Kate Mecham
Policy Advisor
Tehreem Chaudhry
Policy and Research Officer
Kim Hay
Policy Advisor
Helena Jordan
Policy Advisor (secondment)

Communications, Media and Engagement

Emma Morgan
Strategic Projects and Engagement Manager
Anna Wark
Senior Advisor, Strategic Projects and Engagement
Lesly Zambrano
Access and Inclusion Advisor
Montana Agustin
Communications & Engagement Manager
Megan Kelly
Digital Engagement Advisor
Melanie Scammell
Media and Communications Advisor
Helena Jordan
Resources and Communications Officer
Rebecca Chong
Graphic Designer

Operations, Quality and Governance

Jane Garnett
Manager HR and People
Helen Batho
Senior Manager - Strategic Projects
Meg Barber
Governance and Membership Officer
Robyn Stone
Operations and Transition Coordinator
Maureen Schleiger
Senior Accountant
Izabela Drwecki
Finance and Transition Officer
Sam Meeks
Manager - Training Logistics, RTO and Client Services
Sara Burgess
Client Services Project Officer
Melissa Whalen
Client Services Program Officer
Savanna Koene
Client Services Support
Tyra Rochecouste
Client Services Support

Office of the CEO

Isabel Venables
Executive Assistant to CEO