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Staff Directory

Festival Patrons
His Excellency Dr Ken Michael AC Governor of Western Australia and Mrs Julie Michael

Festival Staff
Artistic Director: Shelagh Magadza
General Manager: Julian Donaldson
Operations Director: Karen Macdonald and Nicky Davison
Operations Coordinator: Justin Cheek
Financial Controller: Elvina Florenca
Finance Officer: Sue Aston
Bookkeeper: Lyn Neacy
Executive Assistant to Artistic Director: Amy Stokes
Executive Assistant: Administration and Videographer: Peter Liacopoulos
Program Manager: Marnie Karmelita
Program Coordinator: Janelle McKenzie
Program Manager: Contemporary Culture: Danni Colgan
Program Assistant: Contemporary Culture: Dan Little
Program Manager: Fine Music: Evan Kennea
Program Assistant: Fine Music: Ella McNeill
Program Manager: Perth Writers Festival: Katherine Dorrington (maternity leave)
Program Manager: Perth Writers Festival: Danielle Benda
Program Assistant: Perth Writers Festival: Nathan Scolaro
Senior Manager: Film and Electronic Image: Sherry Hopkins
Program Manager: Film: Madeline Bates
Program Manager: Visual Arts: Margaret Moore
Program Manager: Great Southern: Rod Vervest
Technical Director: Drew Dymond
Technical Manager: Adam Richards
Production Coordinator: Anna Kosky
Audience Logistics Coordinator: Meg Delahoy
Travel Coordinator: Julianne Mackay
Logistics Coordinator: Caris Harper
Business Development Manager: Monique Beaudoire
Business Development Executive: Kathryn Clements
Private Giving Executive: Claire Lenyk 
Business Development Coordinator: Tara Davy
Business Development Assistant: Martine Linton
Media Relations Manager: Rania Ghandour
Media Relations Coordinator: Joanna Trilling
Marketing and Audience Development Manager: Mary-Anne Parker
Marketing Coordinator: Michelle Goldblatt
Audience Development Coordinator: Sava Papos
Education Officer: Ben Parkin
Digital Marketing Assistant: David Geoffrey Hall
Signage Coordinator: Andy Christie
Graphic Artist: Stephen Vetten
Publications Editor: Rob Payne

Friends of the Festival
Chair: Zelinda Bafile
Executive Officer: Judy Reid