Indigenous Cultural Program Manager

Naomi Oakley

Naomi (Gamilaroi) is a musician and specialist in Indigenous education, focusing on mentoring, scholarships, facilitation, training, and events.

IT Coordinator

Josh Tencic

Josh comes from a background of musical performance and production releasing under the artist name Josh Ten, in addition to their Software Engineering qualification from RMIT.

Facilities Officer

Iryani Amaran

Iryani has a background in Civil Engineering from National University of Singapore.

FOH Coordinator

Jennifer Roper

Since graduating from RMIT with a Music Industry degree, Jenn has worked extensively in venues across Melbourne perfecting visitor experience and facilitating events.

Venue and Operations Manager

Lily Arnold

Lily is an events & operations manager and singer with a background in social policy.

Artlife Engagement Coordinator

Sunny Parker

Sunny (they/he) comes from a background predominantly working in the LGBTQIA+ social sector, with experience in youth work, homelessness and housing, and working in disability support work.

Venue Hire Coordinator

Claudia Spelman

Claudia has extensive experience of live events management and curation internationally and has joined Footscray Community Arts to make each event more memorable than the last.

General Manager

Allie Stapleton

Allie Stapleton is an arts administrator with over 15 years experience in the arts and culture industries in Australia and the UK.

Executive Director and Co-CEO

Bec Cole

Bec is is Executive Director and Co-CEO of Footscray Community Arts and is a champion of creating access to contemporary art and performance for everyone.

Venue Hire Coordinator

Kayla Flett

Kayla has a Bachelor of Art History and Curation from Monash University and a Bachelor of Design from Whitehouse Institute of Design.

Marketing Campaign Coordinator

Jeevika Rajagopal

Jeevika is a multimedia & communications specialist and video/projection artist who uses digital storytelling to explore identity and belonging.

Artlife Engagement & Administration Officer

Saaro Omar

Saaro is the Artlife Engagement & Administration Officer.

Production Manager (Artistic)

Reuben Cummings

Reuben Cumming is an artist, technician and production manager living and working on Wurundjeri Country.

Finance & Payroll Manager

Jason Tran

Jason is a certified Chartered Accountant (CAANZ) with a background in professional practice.

Creative Workshops Producer: Kids & Schools

Sara Kerr

Sara is a producer, educator and visual artist.

Content and Communications Coordinator

Ryan Cheng

A creative storyteller and content strategist, Ryan focuses on spotlighting authentic voices to break through the noise.

Future Reset Producer

Ruth Nyaruot Ruach

Ruth Nyaruot Ruach is the Future Reset Project Coordinator at Footscray Community Arts.


Grace Ernestine

Grace having completed her Master’s in International Development is passionate about community and connection.

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Sara Asgedom

Sara recently graduated from Monash University having completed a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in International Studies and Media and Communications.

Front of House & Visitor Experience Coordinator

Gala Hingston

Gala is a passionate arts administrator and event manager who believes in the power of art to enliven community, communication and consciousness.