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 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.

Producer, Theatre & Live Performance

Aamer Ahmed

Aamer is a multidisciplinary artist, producer, curator and Dj.

Marketing Campaigns Coordinator – Artistic

Bridgette Le

As a Vietnamese-Australian woman, born in Footscray to immigrant parents, Bridgette has first-hand experience of the challenges and invisible barriers that come with working in the creative industry.

Marketing & Engagement Manager

Brooke Giacomin

With a design communication and strategic marketing background, Brooke is driven by creative development and storytelling.

ArtLife Engagement and Administration Officer

Amy Parker

Working with the collective spirit of ArtLife, Amy collaborates with the artists to cultivate a supportive and dynamic studio where artists can express themselves and be listened to.

Marketing Campaigns Coordinator – Activation & Industry

Rhiannon Crane

With curiosity, creativity and community front and centre Rhiannon began her career in advertising, working for a global digital agency.

Contemporary Music Producer

Paul Gorrie

Paul (Gunai Kurnai & Yorta Yorta) is a DJ, musician, radio broadcaster at RRR, filmmaker, music programmer, music producer and educator.