The People

The People

Directors
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    Georgia Adamson

    Georgia joined the board in November 2008. Her goal is to see the Co-op continue to grow, as a successful and healthy co-operative and a gathering place for our community. She values and strives for good communication, respect and curiosity, and encourages anyone considering either joining the Co-op or becoming a more active member to satisfy their curiosity and come on in.

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    Beeby

    Beeby joined the Board in 2013. With a background in community services, community management and education, she is passionate about social justice and transformational education. She values Co-op principles such as sourcing sustainable food and encouraging the re-use and recycling of materials, encouraging conscious and mindful shopping practices and contributing to an educative role in the community.

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    Will McClean

    Will is passionate personally and professionally about food and nutrition, having spent his working life as an acupuncturist advising people on how to eat well. The Co-op is an essential source of all the delicious and nutritious things that Will’s family can't grow for themselves. Will joined the board in 2011.

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    Louise O'Halloran

    Lou is an independent adviser on environmental, social and community investment, sustainable finance and philanthropy- most recently for Bendigo Bank and the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network. She has a BA in with a major in journalism, an MBA (philosophy and ethics) and has devoted three years to a PhD in responsible investment. She is a Governor of WWF and Treasurer of Varuna.

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    Chris Dubrow

Staff
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    Mike P

    Talk to Mike P if you are a producer or supplier of good quality, ethical produce. Mike as the Co-op's stock coordinator can also help you get what you need by making a special order for anything that we don’t usually stock, but is available through our regular suppliers.

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    Rebekah

    Rebekah, one of the old girls has been working at the Co-op since 2006. As a keen gardener what she loves best about the Co-op is converstaions with growers and shoppers alike about topics such as who's planting what when and sharing planting harvesting and growing tips. She also loves getting first pick of the local veggies and fresh tumeric.

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    Halin

    Halin is our Co-op manager. She has been working at the Co-op since 1997 and feels privileged to be able to work with such a great team of people and to continue to contribute to the Co-op's growth and transformation.

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    Lesley

    Lesley has been part of the Co-op team for 10 years. She appreciates the Co-op’s stance on sourcing food that is produced ethically. “I like that we have shifted towards local food as our priority.”

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    Alison

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    Leanne

    Leanne has worked at the Co-op since early 2013 and is a lively, passionate and highly capable addition to the Co-op team.

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    Olivia

    Olivia started as a schooly in 2012. She appreciates working for an eithical community owned organisation and the food is pretty great too.

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    Chris

    Chris is a pharmacist by trade and also a qualified herbalist. She brings a wealth of knowledge in nutrition and health to the Co-op. Bring your questions about herbs "Chris Days" in the shop.

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    Steve

    Steve has a vast interest in all the small things that matter in relation to health, food and nutrition. He strongly believes that food is medicine so it's great to be a part of dispensing the best medicine in town.