The Staff

Kate Wheller, Executive Officer

Kate has a Diploma Social & Community Welfare, Diploma of Business (Community Business Management Program) and currently completing a Bachelor of Social & Community Welfare at Monash University.

Kate has worked in the welfare sector for over a decade and prior to that in the private sector. She has worked in a variety of roles across a range of programs during that time in direct service provision, coordination and senior management roles. Prior to joining CISVic in late 2009, Kate coordinated the Emergency Relief, Information, Referral, Advocacy and Support Service at Springvale Community Aid and Advice Bureau. She is committed to social justice and the community information and support sector. Kate is an active volunteer with a number of groups including school council.

Jill Wilson, Volunteer Development Manager



Deborah Rosenberg, Field Educator & Trainer

Deborah has a number of qualifications in social work and education including a Masters of Social Work, a Diploma in Speech and Drama Teaching and certificates in counselling, Teaching English as a Second Language and Vocational Education and Training.   She has worked in both government and community sectors including three CISVic member agencies, in private practice as a loss and grief counsellor and in tertiary education.  Most of Deborah's work, as both a teacher and social worker, has been in the City of Greater Dandenong, a municipality that she loves for it's multicultural mix and connectedness to global issues. Deborah has a special interest in work-related deaths and in protecting girls from being sex trafficked, through her work with international aid agency, Free To Shine. 


Anne-Marie Yung, Office Coordinator

Anne-Marie has a Certificate in Banking Studies, Advanced certificate in secretarial studies, and Final certificate in Advanced bookkeeping and accounts. She has been with CISVic since 2004 and prior to that was a volunteer at a CISVic member agency. Anne-Marie’s professional career included a range of positions with the Mauritius Commercial Bank including team coordinator, loans analyst and manager of the electronic banking unit.