Board & Team

Board & Team


The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation is powered by a small, dedicated team of passionate staff who are leading the world in pleasurable food education.


Kitchen Garden Program

Ali Gobbart, Community Engagement Coordinator

Belinda Nowakowski, Professional Development Coordinator

Cassandra Liu, Finance & Operations Lead

Dr Cathy Wilkinson, CEO

Dina De Rose, Fundraising & Partnerships Coordinator

Emma O'Halloran, Chief Marketing & Development Officer

Evan Toma, ICT Support Lead

Hayley McKee, Communications Lead

Kate Beckwith, Professional Development Lead

Kat Lee, Marketing Coordinator

Lakshmi Narayanan, Finance & Operations Manager

Laura Norton, Early Childhood Coordinator

Louise Gray, Chief Marketing & Development Officer

Madeleine Muscat, Projects Lead

Mietta Marchingo, Community Engagement Officer

Naomi Orsillo, Knowledge Broker

Natasha Grogan, Kitchen Garden Program Manager

Rachel Harington-Hawes, Executive Assistant to the CEO

Rick Stocker, ICT Systems Specialist

Robyn Deed, Content Developer

Rose Tilbury, Project Lead - Blacktown Kitchen Garden Project

Sally Bettoni, Operations Coordinator

Saskia Ericson, Visual Communications Specialist

Suzie Wilton, Professional Development Lead


Healthy Kids Advisors Initiative

Amy McGregor-Horton, Operations Coordinator

Belinda Nowakowski, Healthy Kids Advisor – City of Greater Dandenong

Christie McIntosh, Healthy Kids Advisor – Hume City Council

Heather Baker, Project Accountant

Jane Killmister, Healthy Kids Advisor – Glenelg Shire

Jen Sainsbury, General Manager

Katie Thorp, Healthy Kids Advisor – City of Greater Shepparton

Kristina Stafford, Healthy Kids Advisor – East Gippsland Shire Council

Lakna Sugumaran, Healthy Kids Advisor – City of Melton

Lauren Daly, Project Manager

Lauren Dempsey, Healthy Kids Advisor – Northern Grampians Shire Council

Lesley Hendy, Healthy Kids Advisor – Colac Otway Shire Council

Maria Pokorny, Project Manager

Monique Sobey, Healthy Kids Advisor – Southern Grampians

Rebecca Fry, Healthy Kids Advisor – City of Greater Bendigo

Sarah Botheras, Healthy Kids Advisor – Buloke Shire Council

Tara Martin, Healthy Kids Advisor – Mildura Rural City Council

Vamsi Muppala, ICT Systems Support Officer

Veronica Saad, Communications & Engagement Coordinator

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