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board of directors


Wayne Weaire – Chair
Ballan & District Health Care

Mandy Macdonald – Co-Deputy Chair
Ballarat Group Training

Nigel Jarvis – Treasurer 
St John of God

Mark Bruty 
City of Ballarat

Andrew Eales
Australian Community Media – Fairfax Media

Emily Sweet
Fairfax Media

Ian Corcoran
Retired Businessman

Jannine Bennett
Highlands LLEN

Prue Orchard
Ballarat Health Services

Neil Jens
Red Circle Real Estate

Carole Ainio 



The Ballarat Foundation is extremely proud of its ambassadors who have all made or are making significant contributions to The Ballarat Foundation financially, in kind, in time or in all these areas.

The Ballarat Foundation acknowledges the important role our Ambassadors have played in the development of the Foundation and the potential, as an advocate, for them to influence others into the future.



Matt Jenkins– CEO

other staff:

Wendy Kendall – Office Coordinator

Margo Pettit –   Fundraising Coordinator

Torie Campbell – Youth & L2P Coordinator

Jo Govan – L2P Administrator

Terresa Fletcher – Finance Coordinator

Olivia Pezzimenti – Reception/Administration Trainee