Faculty Staff list

Office of the Executive Dean

Executive Dean
Professor Brenda Cherednichenko

Associate Dean Partnerships and International
Associate Professor Katya Johanson

Associate Dean (Research)
Professor Jack Reynolds

Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)
Associate Professor Damian Blake

  • execdean-ae@deakin.edu.au
  • +61 3 9251 7099
  • Fax: +61 3 9251 7394
  • Melbourne Burwood Campus

    221 Burwood Highway
    Burwood VIC 3125 Australia

Administrative groups

Office of the Executive Dean

Office of the Executive Dean
Alice Di Pasquale Faculty General Manager
Tamara Harvey Planning Analyst

Administration Services

Administration Services
Sally Collins Manager, Administration Services
Heather Rose Project Officer
Carolyn Schofield Senior Administrative Officer
Kate White Senior Administrative Officer
Marita Bentley Administrative Assistant
Ramona Browne Administrative Officer - HR
Jessica Joldzic Administrative Assistant
Melissa DelportFinance Administrative Officer

Education Services

Education Services for Staff only
Education Services is a service for Staff Only
(Enquiries from students please contact Student Services)
Nicole Saunders Manager, Education Services
Lindsey Pepper Academic Programs Coordinator
Debra Petty Learning Designer (Innovation)
Leanne Maher Learning Designer (Capacity Building)
Rob Paine Learning Design Officer
Joseph Grasso eLearning Technical Officer
Beryl Wilson Academic Programs Officer
Amy Rechenberg eLearning Officer
Claire Sharman eLearning Officer

Finance Unit

Finance Unit
Matthew McDonough Finance Manager
Courtney Walsh Management Accountant
Sharon Sanders Senior Finance Officer
Simone Truswell Finance Officer
Anita Armour Finance and Travel Officer
Jess Emery Finance and Travel Officer

International and Partnerships

International and Partnerships
Michael Knopp Manager, International & Partnerships
Stephanie Moore Marketing and Alumni Manager
Anne Roubin International Partnerships Officer        
Holly ToyneMarketing Officer
Kaitlin HopkinsCommunications Officer
Margaret Ryan Senior Digital Communications Officer
Natasha FerdinandsDigital Support Officer 
Tanya Peters Administrative Officer

Research Services

Research Services Contact Research
Robyn Ficnerski Senior HDR Advisor
Kylie Koulkoudinas Ethics and Publications Officer
Margaret McKayHDR Administrative Assistant


Matt Freeman Manager, Resources
Ritesh Foolchand Resources Officer
Carmen Nigro Timetable Officer 
Kym Neely Timetable Officer
Howard Wong IT Officer
Teagan Blower IT and Resources Assistant
Gemma Graham Trainee IT and Resources Assistant

Student Services

Student Services Contact Student Services
Sumita Verma Manager, Student Services
Katerina Pikoulas  Senior Student Services Coordinator
Tina Katopodis Student Services Coordinator
Melissa Bao PG Senior Student Adviser
Christine Ng UG Senior Student Adviser
Nerissa Skevington Academic Progress Officer - Burwood
Leah McCabe Academic Progress Officer - Burwood
Alison Musgrove Academic Progress Officer - Geelong
Jess Beardsworth Student Adviser - Burwood
Nonny Elliot-Dedman Student Adviser - Burwood
Monica Hearn Student Adviser - Burwood
Kellie Henson Student Adviser - Burwood
Jessica Meisels Student Adviser - Burwood
Rose Watson Student Adviser - Burwood
Lesley Fox Student Adviser - Geelong
Danni La Gamba Student Adviser - Geelong
Danika Armytage Student Adviser - Geelong
Jan McCosh Student Adviser - Warrnambool
Bernadette Roache Student Adviser - Warrnambool
Bree Taylor Student Adviser - Warrnambool
Geraldine Choma Student Services Officer - Burwood
Rose Watson Student Services Officer - Burwood
Beth Anderson Student Services Officer - Geelong
Jessica Laureano Student Services Officer - Geelong

Work Integrated Learning

Work Integrated Learning Contact WIL team
Kathryn Whitney Manager, Work Integrated Learning
Kirsty De Gruchy Work Integrated Learning Coordinator
Sarah White Work Integrated Learning Coordinator
Angela Jubber Work Integrated Learning Adviser
Syreeta Robinson Work Integrated Learning Adviser
Jacqueline Brenner Student Experience Adviser

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