Our team

Staff

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

Kirsty Albion

Kirsty Albion

National Director

Kirsty has been at AYCC since 2008, now she leads this incredible movement of young people. Ask Kirsty about her Wide-Mouthed Frog joke!

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.

Gemma Marshall

Gemma Marshall

Campaigns and Organising Director

Gemma is stopping the bad stuff and building the good stuff with a national network of volunteers. 

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. 

Jesse Mentha

Jesse Mentha

Monthly Donor Team Supervisor

At home amongst the gum trees, Jess enjoys inspiring positive action on climate change :)

Nicole Hutton

Nicole Hutton

Seed Queensland Project Officer 

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.

Tom Reddington

Tom Reddington

National Schools Program Manager

Tom is passionate about engaging young people in climate justice and using a peer-to-peer approach to take meaningful action in their schools, communities and beyond. Tom also likes bright shirts.

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.

Millie Anthony

Millie Anthony

Queensland organiser

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

Campaigns Organiser

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. 

State-co-ordinators

AYCC has a National team of passionate grassroots climate leaders.

Luama Fuller

Luama Fuller

North QLD Seed Coordinator

Freya Keam

Freya Keam

QLD Coordinator

David_Cazzulino

David_Cazzulino

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

Phoebe Rountree

Phoebe Rountree

VIC Coordinator

Ngaire Sidhu

Ngaire Sidhu

ACT Coordinator

MaryClare Woodforde

MaryClare Woodforde

ACT 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

David Pitts

David Pitts

Board Member

Bronwyn Lee

Bronwyn Lee

Board Member

Tom Dreyfus

Tom Dreyfus

Board Member

Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Board Member

Renee Carr

Renee Carr

Board Member