PHONE: 1300 739 899

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Our Organisation

Mercy Ships Australia is a charity registered in Australia and governed by the Australian Board. The Australian Office, based in Caloundra, Queensland, is part of a global network of offices whose mission is to promote the work of Mercy Ships through fundraising, volunteer recruitment and the procurement of materials and services.

Our Board

Our Board of Directors consists of dedicated elected members who govern Mercy Ships Australia.

Alan Burrell
Managing Director, Mercy Ships AustraliaRichard Wankmuller
Chairman, Mercy Ships Australia
CEO, Cardno (retired)

Paul Pemberton
Deputy Chairman, Mercy Ships Australia
Accountant, Self-Employed

Margo Hartley OAM
Co-Founder, Hilton Manufacturing

John Wagner
Regional Manager, Commonwealth Bank (retired)

Karen Binns
Registered Nurse, Sunshine Coast Day Surgery

Ernst Scholtz
Consultant, Self-Employed

Chris Thomas
Digital Product Director, Talent International

Kerry Peterson
Vice President of Marketing, Mercy Ships

Don Stephens
President & Founder, Mercy Ships


Our Staff

Our experienced staff are always here to help you if you would like more information on donating, volunteering or helping us in some way to make a difference to the forgotten poor.

Alan Burrell
Managing Director
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Melissa Mason
National Office Manager
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Michael Conn
Finance Manager
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Toni Keighley
Donor Services Coordinator
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Alex Tetis
Donor Services Assistant
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