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Manager: Captain Jason Davies-Kildea

Captain Jason Davies-Kildea (M.Soc.Sci, MTheol) has more than 16 years experience working in Salvation Army social programs from frontline crisis work to regional management roles.  His research interest is the engagement of faith based organisations in social service and social justice endeavours. Jason is a Churchill Fellow and is currently pursuing a PhD at Monash University.

Policy Officer: Kate Mecham

Kate Mecham (BA.Hons) joined The Salvation Army VSPPU in September 2011 after working in Victorian State politics since 2009.  Kate is experienced in policy development and research after working for the Leader of the Victorian Nationals throughout the November 2010 state election and later as an Adviser to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs.

Administration Officer: Helen Sommerville

Helen has been working with the VSPPU since February 2014 and has extensive administration experience with the Victorian Government.