MAINfm is managed by a Committee elected by Members of the Association. The current Committee was elected at the last AGM on the 14th March 2017 and comprises:


President:  Brett Houghton

Brett has been involved in promotions and event management in the audio visual industries. His show is called Land of a Thousand Dances, Saturday nights on MAINfm.

Vice President:  Steve Charman

Steve has had a long involvement in community broadcasting, starting back in the 1980’s at RRRFM and continuing on to PBSFM and Pheonix FM in Bendigo.  He is currently MAINfm’s new presenter training officer, outside broadcast team leader and assists with programming.  Steve produces the show Open Tuning on Wednesday afternoons.

Secretary: Alan Taylor

Alan comes from a background in the health and community services sectors. He was CEO of Cobaw community Health in Kyneton for many years. He is also a trained Mediator and of course a dedicated classic car enthusiast.  He presents Car Talk on a Saturday morning with Bruce Carruthers.

Treasurer:  Melissa Pollock

General Committee: Sharon Soldatos

Local business owner and lover of horses.  She has formerly been a presenter and breakfast show host on a commercial station in Bendigo.  She now presents Word on the Street with Stephen Cross and RDI with Frank Forster on Friday mornings.


General Committee:  Suzanne Donisthorpe

Suzanne has had a long career in radio, starting in community radio in Melbourne, she subsequently had a 23 year career at Radio National producing the Books and Arts program.  She and her partner Frank Veldze now produce Art Swank on Sunday mornings.

General Committee:  Geoff Putnum

General Committee:  Melissa Scott