Our Team

Executive Officer:  Jacqui Bramwell

Jacqui brings a range of valuable skills to the EO role, as a Fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation who also holds a Graduate Certificate of Australian Rural Leadership. In her most recent role, Jacqui was a Senior Manager of Stakeholder Partnerships with Deakin University, where she focused on working with communities in the Riverina and Bendigo / Loddon regions. Jacqui was the former Executive Officer of Gippsland East LLEN (Local Learning and Employment Network), and former Regional Partnerships Manager for DELWP Gippsland.

Jacqui was also an inaugural committee member of the Bruthen Community Enterprise following her participation in the Bruthen Community Capacity Building initiative. Jacqui enjoys cross country skiing and bushwalking, and early in her career was a teacher with Bogong School Camp.

Jacqui is looking forward to meeting AVCL alumni and partners and working with the AVCL Board and staff and current and future community leaders across the North East. There has never been a more important time for leadership development to build capacity to address local, regional and global challenges.

Contact Jacqui: eo@avclp.org.au

Annual Program Coordinator:  Karlie Langdon

Karlie’s background is in education, training and community development, particularly catering for vulnerable communities and the youth sector. Karlie is responsible for the design and delivery of AVCL’s flagship program, the Alpine Valleys Community Leadership Program. Any queries about our Annual Program including how to apply, the commitment needed to participate, content and how you can support the program can be directed to Karlie.
Contact Karlie: leaders@avclp.org.au

Executive Assistant:  Madeline Hines

Madeline has recently returned home to North East Victoria, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience from her career as an Executive Assistant in the private sector, most recently with a professional services firm. Madeline provides administrative support to the EO, Program Coordinator and Projects Coordinator, in addition to developing and deploying our Alumni Engagement and Social Media strategies. Madeline has a keen sense for the critical role carried out by community leaders, and is passionate about her contribution to AVCL that ensures the organisation is best able to cultivate new and emerging leaders.

Contact Madeline: office@avclp.org.au

Project Coordinator – Disaster Recovery:  Katie Head

Katie Head has had a long affiliation with the high country and the mountains, she is currently based in Merrijig. Katie has extensive project management experience in the major events sector, working with multiple level government stakeholders, businesses and residents in the planning and delivery of major events such as the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and World Cups. Prior to her work in the major events space, Katie was based at Mt Buller for a decade, working in business services and operations. Katie also has vast experience in Emergency Management, through her voluntary involvement with the CFA as a firefighter, Senior brigade member, and in undertaking community engagement, education and incident control. Katie is passionate about the high country and its communities. Her role as the AVCL Project Coordinator – Disaster Recovery stems from funding secured through Bushfire Recovery Victoria, to aid in the delivery of specialist support programs that will help strengthen the skillsets of those that are working on the ground in disaster affected communities.
In her downtime, you will find Katie in the mountains, hiking, backcountry skiing or hitting up one of our amazing Victorian downhill ski resorts!

Contact Katie: projects@avclp.org.au

Special Projects Team

Our community engagement specialists know what makes communities tick.

Alpine Valleys Community Leadership is able to draw from its Annual Program’s resources and networks to provide a talent pool of program presenters, facilitators and 400-strong AVCLP Alumni as required.
This talent pool includes a range of specialists with the ability to deliver program content and to facilitate workshops.

Alpine Valleys Community Leadership works closely with the Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program Secretariat to deliver state-wide community development and leadership development initiatives.