Our team

Staff

AYCC has a small and committed National team that support our projects and campaigns.

Gemma Marshall

Gemma Marshall

National Director

Gemma is so incredibly proud of young people across Australia who are leading campaigns and winning in this movement for climate justice.

Amelia Telford

Amelia Telford

Seed National Co-Director

Millie is a young Aboriginal and South Sea Islander woman from Bundjalung country. Passionate about supporting a national grassroots network of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to protect country.

Larissa Baldwin

Larissa Baldwin

Seed National Co-director

Larissa is a young woman from the Widjabul clan of the Bundjalung nation. Larissa works with frontline Indigenous communities and supports young people to be empowered and create change.

Neneh Darwin

Neneh Darwin

Deputy Director

Hailing from the nation's capital, Neneh is passionate about climate justice and training up young leaders.

Amy Gordon

Amy Gordon

National Campaigner

Aboriginal women who grew up in Western Sydney. Passionate about #spicy memes and climate justice.

Liv Metter

Liv Metter

Fundraising and Marketing Manager

Liv has been a long-term volunteer with AYCC and is now part of the FUNdraising team. She is passionate about working with a movement of young people for climate justice, and also communicating in giphs. 

Nicole Hutton

Nicole Hutton

Seed Queensland Organiser

Nicole is a young descendent from the Garawa people. Nicole is committed to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to strengthen and create a sustainable future.

Nayuka Gorrie

Nayuka Gorrie

Seed Project Manager

Nayuka is a Gunai/Kurnai, Gundijtmara, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman living on Wurundjeri country. Nayuka is building Seed's schools program so the young black students develop skills, confidence, networks and support to take the lead on climate justice in their communities.

Tracey Martinovich

Tracey Martinovich

Director of Operations

Born and raised in Perth, Tracey moved to Melbourne to work with AYCC as Director of Operations after volunteering for a few years. She loves to travel and experience different cultures and environments, and can always be found on a new adventure.

Laura Sykes

Laura Sykes

Schools Program Director

From the island state of Tasmania, Laura works from Melbourne to empower high school students to take action on climate change through AYCC's youth leadership program, Switched on Schools.

Alicia Robitaille

Alicia Robitaille

Fundraising & Marketing Manager

Canadian born, Alicia has called Australia home for the last decade; specilasing in regular giving acquisition, she can be found driving sustainable revenue streams within the AYCC.

Sally Coggiola

Sally Coggiola

NSW Grassroots Campaign Coordinator

From Sydney, Sally is dedicated to supporting and empowering youth to lead in the fight for climate justice. Sunshine, sticky chai and salt water are some of her favourite things.

Millie Anthony

Millie Anthony

QLD Grassroots Campaign Coordinator

Originally from Sydney, Millie now works in Brisbane to support groups of young people in Queensland and Western Australia to tackle the fossil fuel industry and fight for just solutions to the climate crisis.

Luke Sweet

Luke Sweet

Creative Director

Hailing from Perth’s sunny shores, Luke lives in Melbourne working to deliver AYCC campaigns in all things creative, including graphic design, video and photography.

Laura Melville

Laura Melville

Organising Program Manager

Raised in the far east of Victoria, now based in Melbourne, Laura supports our network of young people across the country taking action on climate justice

Kelly Mackenzie

Kelly Mackenzie

Communications Director

Radelaide born and bred, loves taking on fossil fuel companies and winning, reckons renewable energy is heaps good. 

Remy Barua

Remy Barua

Regular Giving Program Supervisor

Raised in parts of Africa, South America, our Northern Territory and country Victoria; Remy has a passion for people, places and culture. At the AYCC he loves chatting with our supporters and delivering fundraising targets with the Regular Giving team.

David Jeffery

David Jeffery

Regular Giving Program Supervisor

Growing up in the Dandenong's and by the beach, David is passionate about protecting our beautiful Aussie landscapes. At the AYCC he gets excited about data and smashing our fundraising targets with the Regular Giving team.

State-co-ordinators

AYCC has a National team of passionate grassroots climate leaders.

Violet Cully

Violet Cully

ACT Coordinator

Luama Fuller

Luama Fuller

North QLD Seed Coordinator

Margot Bligh

Margot Bligh

QLD Coordinator

Hannah Mitchell

Hannah Mitchell

QLD Coordinator

Amethyst Downing

Amethyst Downing

NSW Seed Coordinator

Mika Moriyama

Mika Moriyama

NSW Coordinator

James Dagher

James Dagher

NSW Coordinator

Corina Ritchie

Corina Ritchie

VIC Seed Coordinator

Paul Gorrie

Paul Gorrie

VIC Seed Coordinator

James Ha

James Ha

VIC Coordinator

Jackie Cocker

Jackie Cocker

Hobart Convenor

Zac Romagnoli-Townsend

Zac Romagnoli-Townsend

TAS Seed Coordinator

Scott McDinny

Scott McDinny

NT Seed Coordinator

Mark Munnich

Mark Munnich

NT Seed Coordinator

Kirsty Lightfoote

Kirsty Lightfoote

WA Coordinator

Lovisa Muyderman

Lovisa Muyderman

SA Coordinator

Board Members

AYCC has a team of Board Members

Claire Synder

Claire Synder

Chair of the Board

Jem Bamford

Jem Bamford

Lucy Manne

Lucy Manne

Board Member

Nathan Brennan

Nathan Brennan

Board Member

David Pitts

David Pitts

Board Member

Bronwyn Lee

Bronwyn Lee

Board Member

Tom Dreyfus

Tom Dreyfus

Board Member