Staff contacts

General enquiries

In person

You can find us in Building 1410 on the Bathurst campus and in Building 476 on the Wagga Wagga campus.

Employee Services team

Employee Services is your first point of contact for all things employment related such as recruitment activities, salary administration and general enquiries.

Name PositionContactLocation
Josh WorthyManager84884Bathurst
Linda van GemertEmployee Services CoordinatorBathurst
Cathrine HummerstonSenior Employee Services OfficerBathurst
Leonie CroweEmployee Services OfficerBathurst
Kerry MaloneyEmployee Services OfficerBathurst
Lauren BrownEmployee Services OfficerBathurst
Rebecca ClancyEmployee Services OfficerBathurst
Morgan PriceEmployee Services OfficerBathurst

Business Partners

The Business Partners work with your Division or Faculty to provide coaching and support. They help leaders and managers enhance team performance and development. The team implements customised people strategies via a range of human resources processes, systems and tools.

Name and positionFocus portfolioExtension Location
Dane Hegvold
Senior Manager, Business Partnering
Office of the Vice-Chancellor
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
84317 Bathurst
Holly Weal
Senior Business Partner
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Faculty of Arts and Education
84632 Bathurst
Rhianna Stringfield
Senior Business Partner
Office of Engagement and Enterprise
Office of Global Engagement
Division of Strategy, Marketing and Analysis
Division of Student Success
84106 Bathurst
Kylie Bennett
Business Partner
Division of Facilities Management
Division of Finance
Division of Information Technology
Office of the Chief Operating Officer
84610 Bathurst
Matt Hansen
Business Partner
Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences
Division of Learning and Teaching
Division of Library Services
86278 Bathurst
Marissa Pideski
Business Partner
Division of Security, Safety and Wellbeing
Division of Students
Faculty of Science and Health - Technical and Enterprise
32261 Wagga Wagga
Jemma Yates
Business Partner
Faculty of Science and Health - Academic32171Wagga Wagga

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Our team champion a safe and connected community that delivers equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging for all at Charles Sturt University.  We are responsible for developing Charles Sturt's First Nations Employment Strategy and a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy to increase employment and engagement across key identified areas. For further information about the activities our team are involved with please visit  Respect, Equity and Diversity.

Kirsty Smith Manager, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion 84593Bathurst
Carli BakerEquity Diversity and Inclusion Adviser29357Port Macquarie
Erika CrossEquity Diversity and Inclusion Adviser19938Albury
Alison SaltFirst Nations Employment Adviser57316Dubbo
Megan Evans First Nations Cadetship Coordinator 0416 395 865Wagga Wagga

Talent Acquisition (Recruitment)

Our talent acquisition team focuses on hiring the right people at the right time. If you're a manager looking to hire, our team can provide strategic and operational advice and support you through the recruitment process.

Name and PositionFocus PortfolioExtensionLocation
Bronwyn Harvey
Manager, Talent Acquisition
Office of the Vice-Chancellor
University Council
Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs
Division of People and Culture
34224 Wagga Wagga
Rhiannon Voigt
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Faculty of Science and Health
Division of Student Success
32213Wagga Wagga
Ragan Callaghan
Talent Acquisition Consultant
(Tuesday - Friday)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Division of Library Services
Division of Learning and Teaching
Faculty of Arts and Education
57009 Orange
Tracy Berry
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Chief Operating Officer
Division of Finance
Division of Information Technology
Division of Security, Safety and Wellbeing
Division of Strategy Marketing and Analysis
Division of Students
Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences
Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs
Office of International
Nelvin Kumar
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Ebonnie McCoullough
Talent Acquisition Officer
 32200Wagga Wagga
Tamara Nicol
Talent Acquisition Officer
Kristy Powyer
Talent Acquisition Officer
Madison Olsen
Talent Acquisition Officer
  Port Macquarie

Organisational Development

If you're looking for information about professional development, Academic promotion, RED, our reward and recognition program or our Employee Development and Review Scheme (EDRS) contact the team in Organisational Development. We're also your key contacts for the Charles Sturt Capability Framework, Workforce and Succession Planning, the Charles Sturt Values and your voice staff survey.

Katie PowellManager Organisational Development34214Wagga Wagga
Jeanine BaileyOrganisational Development Adviser Albury
Carolyn Cranfield Organisational Development Adviser 57021Orange
Tanya SlavinOrganisational Development Adviser Port Macquarie
Nikki RocheOrganisational Development Adviser (part time) Wagga Wagga
Sue MilesOrganisational Development Coordinator Dubbo

Academic promotions

For enquiries about academic promotions, please email

Employee Relations

The Employee Relations team supports employer-employee relationships in addressing and resolving workplace conflicts and contributing to employee engagement and commitment to the University. It also plays a role in making sure workplace standards are maintained.

Andrew Crowl Senior Manager, Employee Relations 32212 Wagga Wagga
Usman Bhatti Senior Employee Relations Officer 84327 Canberra
Lisa Tuineau Employee Relations Officer 84734 Bathurst
Bronte BuesnellEmployee Relations Officer57029Orange
Lauren HealeyCompliance Officer86149Bathurst


The Systems team work hard behind the scenes on the many systems that support our people and culture processes. They contribute to external and internal reporting.

Stephen Kreuzberger Manager, Systems Development  84955 Bathurst
Kathryn Mackay Systems Officer 84869 Bathurst
Zac Watts Systems Officer 86269 Bathurst

Office of the Executive Director

The Executive Director is a member of the Chief Operating Officer's Leadership Team and Sponsor of the People Strategy initiatives as part of the 2030 University Strategy.

Maria Crisante Executive Director, People and Culture 84738 Dubbo
Karen Sutton Director, Leadership, Culture and Capability  Dubbo
Kerry Murnain Director, Strategy, Partnerships and Inclusion  Port Macquarie
Jennie Anderson Director, Workforce Services and Business Improvement 84615 Bathurst
Aleisha SabanProject and Process Improvement Manager Bathurst
Amanda Bennett Executive Officer 84316 Bathurst
Rosaleen Sullivan Executive Assistant 84738 Bathurst
Hannah  HartAdministrative Assistant Bathurst