About Us

Advancement Leadership:

Ron Fairchild
Chief Advancement Officer
T: 03 9246 8954
E: advancement@deakin.edu.au

Melinda Warnecke
Melinda Warnecke
Deputy Vice-President (Advancement)
T: 03 9246 8298
E: melinda.warnecke@deakin.edu.au

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment, Faculty of Arts and Education and Faculty of Business and Law:

Rikki Andrews
Rikki Andrews
Philanthropic Relations Manager
T: 03 9246 8408
E: rikki.andrews@deakin.edu.au

Jesse McMeikan
Philanthropic Relations Coordinator
T: 03 9246 8263
E: jesse.mcmeikan@deakin.edu.au

Divya Srinath
Philanthropic Relations Coordinator
T: 03 9251 7080
E: divya.s@deakin.edu.au

Faculty of Health:

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Tori Anderson
Philanthropic Relations Manager 
T: 03 9246 8407 
E: tori.anderson@deakin.edu.au

Cheyne Brudenell
Cheyne Brudenell
Philanthropic Relations Coordinator
T: 03 9246 8987
E: cheyne.brudenell@deakin.edu.au

Stewardship and Recognition:

Rachel Weston
Manager, Donor Stewardship and Recognition
T: 03 9246 8010
E: rachel.weston@deakin.edu.au

Victoria Denahy 
Coordinator, Donor Stewardship and Recognition
T: 03 9251 7457 
E: victoria.denahy@deakin.edu.au

Magdalena Ojeda
Magdalena Ojeda
Annual Programs Coordinator
T: 03 9244 5234
E: magdalena.ojeda@deakin.edu.au

Olivia Oh 
Stewardship Officer
T: 03 9244 3846
E: olivia.oh@deakin.edu.au

Lauren Abel
Lauren Abel 
Communications and Administration Support
T: 03 9246 8359 
E: lauren.abel@deakin.edu.au


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Felicity Costigan
Bequests Coordinator
T: 03 9244 3672
E: felicity.costigan@deakin.edu.au

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