Sam has a background in operations, analysis and client relations having held high-level administrative roles at JBWere and Goldman Sachs JBWere (Queensland), and as the Operations Manager of a multi-family office in Brisbane. Sam is passionate about initiatives that engage young people in learning and believes in the innate value of the arts for all individuals. In her role as Executive Officer, Sam feels privileged for the opportunity to continually deepen her knowledge across the breadth of TFFF’s work, especially in regard to the education landscape in Australia, the future of Australia’s First Peoples and the challenges facing rural and remote communities. Sam enjoys building meaningful relationships with organisations, learning about the communities they are based or work in, and assisting them in better understanding and articulating their impact.
Program Manager, Communications
New to philanthropy, Angela joins TFFF with experience in business management and communications-based roles both in Australia and abroad. Bilingual and skilled in cross-cultural communication, Angela’s perspective is shaped by her involvement in a number of community projects including ethnic radio and local arts initiatives. As a volunteer art gallery guide, she enjoys sharing her love of visual culture with visitors from all backgrounds. Passionate about empowering communities through education and the arts, Angela is keenly aware of the value of grassroots organisations in creating a healthy, equitable and resilient society. She is particularly interested in understanding how philanthropy can partner with Indigenous organisations and communities to support self-determination.
Program Manager, Information Management
Roz joined TFFF following a diverse career spanning the non-profit, government and legal sectors and brings extensive office management and coordination skills to the team. Roz’s passion for the non-profit sector has seen her both work in and volunteer her time for charitable organisations, including as Secretary on two non-profit governance Boards. Roz also completed the Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy and Non-profit Studies) at QUT’s Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Non-profit Studies in 2013 which furthered her knowledge in non-profit governance and regulatory compliance. Roz is deeply aware of the challenges and opportunities that present themselves in the non-profit sector which assists her in developing a fuller understanding of the organisations TFFF supports.