Business team

  • Julie Gemmell
    Julie Gemmell, General Manager

    Julie has over 15 years executive leadership experience, specialising in growth strategies, performance improvement and public relations.

    Julie strongly believes that the more help you ‘give’ people, the more ‘rewarded’ you’ll feel. She has a passion for uplifting kids’ lives and an endless pursuit to transform kids ‘wishes’ into reality. Julie is very family oriented with two young sons, a husband, a dog & two budgies – all bringing her much love & joy every day!

  • Renee
    Renee Hawira, Fundraising and Events Manager

    Renee returns to the KidzWish team after 10 years working in events and marketing in not for profit and corporate businesses. Renee brings her passion and expertise back to KidzWish to help raise much needed funds for our local kids. Now a proud mum to daughter Ada, Renee spends all her spare time hanging out with her family!

  • Kirby
    Kirby Krleski, Fundraising and Events Coordinator

    Kirby is our Fundraising and Events Coordinator. She loves spending time with family, socialising and traveling. Kirby’s job is to assist in raising much needed funds for KidzWish, but her most important job is being a Mum to Kingston.

  • Zack Beaven
    Zack Beaven, Project Manager KidzWish Place

    Zack has had a long history with KidzWish through volunteering for the Christmas Party, so it was only natural that he find himself sharing his skills and experience in the building and construction industry for the new KidzWish Place. Zack's career has included bricklaying, concreting, site supervision and teaching for TAFE NSW. Zack spends his free time camping, 4wding and hanging with family and friends.

  • Ros Southall2
    Ros Southall, Volunteer Coordinator

    Ros has been part of the KidzWish family for many years and now looks after the coordination of our volunteers for events and programs.
    "I am very proud to be able to assist the team at KidzWish. I am so proud of the work this foundation does and incredibly grateful for the support of those who have made the KidzWish mission their mission too. I would like to take this opportunity to say - thank you."

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