Our people

Diaspora Action Australia is made up of various teams including the Governance Committee, Operational Team and volunteers.

Organisational Structure


Organisational structure graphic


The Team


Governance Committee

The Governance Committee is the governing body of Diaspora Action Australia, made up of seven elected members.

Chair Damian Facciolo

Deputy Chair Vacant

Secretary Joe Selvaretnam

Treasurer Jamie Chu

Member Jez Hunghanfoo


Operational Team

The Operational Team is made up of paid and unpaid staff who manage Diaspora Action Australia’s day-to-day operations:

Director Denise Cauchi

Volunteer Coordinator Nicky Reiss

Community Coordinator David Nyuol Vincent

Communications Coordinator Belinda O’Connor



Our dedicated volunteers work in the following teams: Communications, Community Engagement,  IT & Office Management and Resource Mobilisation.