Our Staff

Kirsten Bickendorf Chief Executive Officer
 

Administration Services

Semira Julardzija Deputy CEO & Migration Manager
Saleena Thakor Accountant
Asmira Bekric Payroll & HR Officer
 

Community Development Services & Employment

Craig Heidenreich Senior Manager – Community Development
Dusko Cuckovic Manager – Accommodation & Employment
Christian Dewar Employment Services Officer
Stephen Johnson Project Officer – FDC / Skills Shed
 

Marketing

Cassie Magin Manager Relationships & Social Investment
Ben Matthews IT & Multimedia
Carly Squire Community Engagement Officer (mat. leave)
Tamara Mascarenhas Community Engagement & Events Officer
Deborah Tranter Volunteer Officer
Rachel Nyiramugishi ARA Youth Ambassador
 

Client Services

Sandra Dzafic Senior Manager – Client Services
Karen Kretschmer Client Services Manager
Jennifer Kyte Complex Case Support Coordinator
Bridget Doyle Family Wellbeing Officer
Nicolette Fluris Intake & Case Management Officer
Joni Cottrell Social Support Program & Project Officer Community Leadership
Sushil Niroula Bicultural Case Worker
Roy Peng Nawl Bicultural Case Worker
Halia Rohany-Azizi Bicultural Case Worker
Modeste Hutungimana Bicultural Case Worker
 

Migration

Davorka Krecinic Migration Agent
Tamara van Mil-Koops Migration Agent
Judy Schembri Migration Administration Officer
 

Youth Services

Dijana Karaahmetovic Manager – Youth Services & Cultural Awareness
Kevser Purbidak Youth Bicultural Worker and Project Officer
Mohsen Abdel-Meseh Youth Bicultural Worker and Project Officer
Amber Poudel Youth Bicultural Worker and Project Officer
Jack Hodges Youth Project Officer
Calie Herrmann Youth Project Officer