Our People

Our Board

John Dalbroi

Chair

Brett Stonestreet

Non Executive Director

David Martin

Non Executive Director

Dr Mohammed Mofreh

Non Executive Director

Jackie Kruger

Non Executive Director

Ricky Chugha

Non Executive Director

Duncan Taylor

Non Executive Director

Our Team

Erin Callaghan

Centre Manager

Erin Callaghan began working with Country Universities Centre Western Riverina in April 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) and is currently working towards her Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary), Master of Education (Eductional Wellbeing) and CertIV Trainer and Assessor. Erin is passionate about supporting rural and regional students, and looks forward to seeing the impact of the Centre on the community.

Amy Brown

Learning Skills Advisor

Amy Brown grew up on a hobby farm in the Southern Highlands, studying by distance for many of her school years and later spending a year with international students in Sweden. In 2011 Amy completed a Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition with the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, finishing in the top 2% of students within the university, and going on to work as a Food Technologist. She has also run workshops as a cheesemaking teacher to support herself during university. Amy has a young family, is passionate about living in the country, challenging herself to grow, encouraging students in the journey of distance education, and doing all she can to help others succeed. She is excited to connect with students and support them in their studies.

Shiron Kirkman

Learning Skills Advisor

Shiron Kirkman began her undergraduate degree through Charles Sturt University in Library and Information Science while working at the Griffith City Library. A change in career direction led her to work in the food and wine industry, completing her degree and majoring in marketing. She has over 20 years of experience working with diverse clients, specialising in strategy, digital marketing, and content creation. In 2019 Shiron completed her Certificate IV Training and Assessment, gaining experience in the learning advisor sphere through teaching foundation skills at Western Riverina Community College and tutoring high school students in the COVID-19 Recharge program. She has recently completed the Teaching by Distance certificate at TAFE NSW Digital and People Management course through CCE Sydney University. Shiron is looking forward to working with CUC and sharing her distance education learning experiences and skills with the students.