Finance & Payroll Manager

Jason Tran


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 Project Coordinator

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.


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

Driven by her creative background and passion for storytelling, Brooke is inspired by authentic community engagement and intentional communications.

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.

Venue Operations Manager

Tanya McLaine

Tanya comes from an Events and Arts Management and Education background, and founded start-up, Sona Productions; an events, booking and artist development agency based in Melbourne.

Venue Hire Coordinator

Hayley Lawson

Hayley specialises in teaching and acting in the performance art industry.

Production Manager (Artistic)

Ash Buchanan

Ashley was appointed Artistic Production Manager in 2021, after a three-year stint as a technician and Project Manager.

Schools Engagement Administrator

Alice Freeman

Alice has a background in Education Studies from Flinders University in Adelaide and a Master of Art Curatorship from the University of Melbourne.

Building Maintenance

James Santhiyapillai

James joined the Footscray Community Arts team in 2016 and works in venue and site maintenance.

Production Manager (Activation)

Neil Cabatingan

Neil is a musician, sound engineer and teacher.

Acting Artistic Director / Co-CEO

Asha Bee Abraham

Asha brings her experience as an artist, independent producer and her background in human ecology into her role of managing Footscray Community Arts’ artist development programs and arts advocacy initiatives.