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 marketing and event management in the arts industries. His show is called Land of a Thousand Dances, Tuesdays 1pm – 3pm on MAINfm.

Vice President and Technical Director:  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

Melissa is a local free lance Accountant.

Sponsorship Co ordinator: James Evans

Programming Co ordinator:  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/Policy Development: Tracey Naughton

General Committee/Administration:  Melissa Scott

Melissa is a local artist, works with CASPA and works at Latrobe University