With little government funding, FareShare runs a small but effective team based at its Abbotsford centre.
Marcus Godinho, Chief Executive Officer – promotes FareShare within the food sector, recruits new food donors, raises funds to cover our costs and forges partnerships with companies that want to help out.
Kellie Watson, General Manager Operations – oversees our logistics, relationships with food donors and the production of 25,000 meals a week by our volunteers.
Rosemary Kelly, Manager Volunteer Programs – recruits, manages and co-ordinates the volunteer roster, making sure we always have around 45 people on deck in the kitchen every shift – including regular volunteers and corporate groups.
Lucy Farmer, Communications Director – oversees all communications and marketing at FareShare, ensuring as many people as possible know about the great work FareShare does.
Majella Nugent, School Program Administrator – oversees all aspects of our schools program, from bookings and briefings to developing education materials.
Kirsty Sheppard, Volunteer Coordinator – coordinates our 750 regular volunteers.
Christine Mitchison, Kitchen Manager – oversees FareShare’s two kitchens, ensuring they run smoothly.
Patrick Lanyon, Logistics Coordinator – looks after transport and logistics and also manages the storage of FareShare food.
Emmy Hickman, Program Support Officer- provides invaluable support to fundraising and volunteer management.
Joss Munro, Polly Harvey, Shu Wei Ho, Emily Bollinger and Crickette Der Jeu, our Sous Chefs – harness our volunteers’ energy in the kitchens, manage our food stocks and plan the menu for any given day.
Susie Scott, Kitchen Garden Manager – leads our new program to grow vegetables for the kitchen at Abbotsford and Moorabbin Airport.
Amin Sadouni, Assistant Evening Supervisor, Kitchen
Khalik Hussain, Kitchen Hand
John Costigan, Carl Tengstrom, Patrick Carroll, Paul Healey, Ian Minnis, Drivers – collect food and distribute meals to charities.
Our board is made up of passionate, highly-skilled members of the Melbourne community, who kindly donate their time and experience to help FareShare feed as many people as possible.
David Harris, President. David is a Director at TIC Group.
Sandra Dudakov OAM, Vice-President. Sandy is a retired project manager and inaugural winner of the Premier’s Community Volunteering Leadership Award.
Philip Brass. Treasurer. Philip was CEO of Pacific Dunlop and is now retired. He is now pursuing a number of worthy causes.
Toni Hetherington, Secretary. Toni is a Senior Executive at News Corp Australia.
Claire Lauber. Claire is General Manager, Boost Juice Australia. She was previously General Manager Operations, Woolworths Ltd.
Paul Conroy. Senior corporate lawyer, previously with Treasury Wine Estates.