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Organisational Structure

Chief Executive Officer

Julia Cambage

Director – Finance & Operations

Trevor Irwin

Director – Children, Families & Early Learning

Grace Gallicchio

Director – Social Enterprises

Bill Bardsley

Director – Social Investment & Community Engagement

Lindsay Kelly

Director – Youth & Community Development

Tricia Ciampa

General Manager – Corporate Fundraising & Events

Megan Johnson

General Manager – People & Culture

Eva Fugowski

Administration Manager & Company Secretary

Greg Lavis

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    Julia Cambage: Chief Executive Officer

    Commencing in March 2013, Julia has held a number of successful high level management roles, including most recently 9 years as CEO of Procurement Australia, 4 years as National Executive Director & Company Secretary with Family Business Australia and prior to that, as CEO of Mid North Coast Development Corporation in NSW. Julia is ideas driven and results oriented, committed to making a difference, providing clear leadership and achieving results.

    Trevor Irwin: Director – Finance & Operations

    Commencing in March 2017, Trevor is experienced in senior accounting and finance roles, with an emphasis on end-to-end financial management; financial risk mitigation strategies; policy; fiduciary responsibility, and development and implementation of growth strategies.  His experience has been gained across university, telecommunications, recycling and oil and gas sectors and Government.

    Grace Gallicchio: Director – Children, Families & Early Learning
    Bachelor of Business & Diploma in Education

    Joining TRY Australia in October 2013, Grace brings a vast range of private sector experience in finance, human resources and general management in a number of industries. Grace combines her qualifications with a professional interest in how people in organisations can be best supported to achieve both personal and business objectives. Grace is committed to delivering best practice across all of TRY’s Children’s Services

    Bill Bardsley: Director – Social Enterprises

    Bill has over 20 years’ experience working in a wide range of senior management roles in the public, private and not for profit sectors.  His roles and responsibilities have encompassed Business Management, Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations and Occupational Health and Safety, people management, client relationship management, contract management, strategic and business planning, project management and financial management.  In managing a number of companies, Bill has worked with small teams up to companies employing 700 people.  He has a passion for organisational improvement, bottom line growth and developing people and businesses to realise their potential.

    Lindsay Kelly: Director – Social Investment & Community Engagement

    Lindsay has joined TRY with twenty-five years’ experience in creative directing, brand development and articulating unique value propositions for organisations, events and physical sites around SE Australia and internationally.  He has operated his own successful business for two decades and has worked with start-up businesses, private and public sectors and not for profits.  He has designed and implemented many brand makeovers and communication plans across electronic and print media that have built reputations with proven results of customer buy-in. 

    Tricia CiampaDirector – Youth & Community Development
    MBA, BA (Rec)

    Starting as a Vacation Care Leader in 1995, Tricia is one of the longest-serving staff members at TRY. Taking on various roles from Doncaster Activities Centre Manager to General Manager Children's Services, Tricia was instrumental in developing TRY’s Kinder Cluster Management model, and growing the Children's Services department. In her more recent role of Executive Officer of the TRY Mentoring program, Tricia has established a range of skills and experience including change management, strategic planning and policy development.

    Megan Johnson: General Manager – Corporate Fundraising & Events
    Bachelor of Business (Marketing and Human Resource Management)

    Megan comes to TRY Australia with over 11 years’ experience encompassing account management, business development and event management in a corporate and non-profit environment.  As a driven and dedicated relationship manager, Megan relishes new challenges and strives to create and maintain excellent working relationships.

    Eva Fugowski: General Manager – People & Culture
    Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

    Eva is experienced across a number of organisations, to include large and small, within team environments and autonomous roles, across an array of industry sectors to include not for profit.  She holds significant demonstrated HR consultative generalist experience (ten + years), including the provision of high level advice, and is results focused, balancing human resource policy and procedures within the business operational environment.  She is committed in maintaining and enhancing people capability in the organisation, developing leadership, identifying talent and promoting professional development to align with organisational strategy and objectives.

    Greg Lavis:  Administration Manager & Company Secretary
    Graduate Certificate in Business (Executive Administration) - elective pending

    Following a career in the public & private sectors in administration, information technology & executive support, Greg joined TRY in February 2009. Since then Greg has undertaken a variety of roles and projects. Greg’s current responsibilities see him focused on providing administrative and corporate management services, including that of Company Secretary, to enable the achievement of TRY Australia’s mission.


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