Our People


Chaired by Stephen Merrylees, Shepparton Art Museum Board is the entity responsible for the performance of SAM Limited .


Chaired by John Head, the SAM Foundation aims to grow funds to benefit the Museum's collections and programs.

The SAM Team

Business Services 

Andrew Gooley

Acting CEO & Business Manager

Jade Goodrich

Executive Assistant

Caroline McNamara

Accountant (CPA)

Lynne Parker

Front of House Coordinator

Alisha Ryan

Front of House Assistant 

Nicole Whatman

Administration Officer


Stephanie Bradford

Collections Photographer

Claire Liersch

Collections Manager 

Sophie Varapodio

Collections Officer


Nick Baylart

Exhibitions Coordinator 

Belinda Briggs

Curator Indigenous 

Luke Lewis

Museum Technician 

Jessica O'Farrell 




Carmel Johnson

Development Manager



Gabriella Calandro

Acting Artistic Director & Engagement Manager

Mikela Guseli

Marketing & Program Funding Officer

Anni Jane Linklater

Education Coordinator 


Amanda McCulloch

Event Officer

Chris Walker

Indigenous Trainee Coordinator 

To contact one of our staff members please email info@sheppartonartmuseum.com.au or call (03) 4804 5000

join the team

Shepparton Art Museum offers an inspiring and unique opportunity to work in one of Australia's outstanding regional art museums, showcasing our exhibitions and collections in new and exciting ways and creating a welcoming, inclusive, and engaging space of all audiences.