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board of directors


Wayne Weaire – Chair
Ballan & District Health Care

Mandy Macdonald – Co-Deputy Chair
Ballarat Group Training

Mark Bruty – Co-Deputy Chair
City of Ballarat

Ewen Fletcher – Treasurer 
Sharp Accounting

Andrew Eales
Australian Community Media – Fairfax Media

Emily Sweet
Fairfax Media

Ian Corcoran
Retired Businessman

Jannine Bennett
Highlands LLEN

Matt Jenkins

Bank of Melbourne

Nadia Attar-Bashi
Mars Chocolate

Prue Orchard
Ballarat Health Services


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.



Simon Tengende – CEO

other staff:

Kathy Horvat – Office Coordinator

Ange van den Berg – Donor Engagement Coordinator

Margot Pettit –  Project Officer

Torie Campbell – L2P Coordinator

Jo Govan – L2P Administrator

Pam McKee –  Communications & Community Partners Coordinator

Mary Ndoro – Accountant