Skill Mentors Announced!

We are excited to announce we have a number of people attending Let’s Nut it Out on April 11 as Skill Mentors.

Skill Mentors are local people with skills and experience in areas considered important and needed for successful change. These mentors will be available at Let’s Nut it Out to provide participants with advice on their change projects. Skill areas include business management, engagement, building capacity, marketing and communication, fundraising, collaboration, making things happen.

Our 2016 Let’s Nut it Out Skill Mentors include:

Dennis Barnett


A partner in the business services team with AFS Chartered Accountants, assists people in getting their ideas off the ground and ensuring the right considerations are made.

Paul Kooperman

Founder of The Field Trip, screenwriter, author and social entrepreneur, Paul is passionate about empowering people to make their mark and fulfill their own unique particularity in the world.

Ann Lansberry

Executive Officer Community Foundation for Central Victoria, Chair of Bendigo Community Farmer’s Market and Board Member of Discovery Centre. Instrumental in building the capacity and creating long term sustainability in these not-for-profit organisations.

Keith Sutherland

Director Sutherland Property Bendigo, community leader and fundraising extraordinaire has been involved in over 100 fundraising events including the organiser of Blokes Biggest Lunch raising close to half a million dollars to date. Other hats include previous Chair Bendigo Weekly and Bendigo IPTV.

Glenn Harvey

Marketing Manager, Bendigo Tourism – 14 years experience in marketing working across a variety of sectors, led the Bendigo Tourism marketing on a number of campaigns over the past four years include Imagining Ned, Grace Kelly and the recent Marilyn Monroe exhibition.

Chris Kelly

CEO Central Goldfields Library, overseas a regional library service across four shires. Experienced in partnerships, collaboration, organisational development, providing inclusive and welcoming spaces and engagement programs across the Central Victorian region.

Sharon Seyd

Director Jumpleads NFP, Arts Business Specialist and Producer – Sharon has started and
lead 3 arts and production based organisations over the last 25 years across Australia and Asia. Within these organisations she has produced numerous high profile projects for: theatre, film and
live events.

There is a wealth of experience among these Skill Mentors so make sure you get your tickets today to ensure a spot!
 Let’s Nut It Out is a skill development day for
changemakers, social entrepreneurs, business and community leaders. To
be held on Monday 11 of April at La Trobe University Bendigo, this is your chance to activate your change project with real impact, new solutions and powerful connections.

More information and bookings here.