3CR is run by a combination of paid staff, a committee of management and over 300 volunteers.
3CR is owned by the Community Radio Federation Ltd., which is made up of Affiliate, Station Worker and Subscriber representatives.
Elections are held annually in March for positions for as Station and Subscriber representatives and for the Committee of Management.
Committee of Management
The Committee of Management (CoM) is made up of 3CR programmers, volunteers and supporters. This group of volunteers is elected once a year and the committee's role is to make decisions about the overall purpose and direction of 3CR, to ensure that funds and property are properly managed, to ensure that 3CR abides by its governing documents and to ensure that staff and volunteers best carry out 3CR's services.
Current CoM (2016)
- Chairperson: James McKenzie
- Vice Chairperson: Patricia Khor, Therese Virtue
- Secretary: Terry Costello
- Treasurer: Perambalam Senthooran
- Directors: Helen Gwilliam, Marisol Salinas, Michele Vescio, Aoife Cooke, Amy McMurtrie, Ewen Kloas, Joe Malignaggi.
Currently 3 full-time staff and 4 part-time staff work at 3CR. They are contactable on (03) 9419 8377 or via the email addresses below.
Station Manager: TBC
The Station Manager (full-time) is responsible to the Committee of Management as their Executive Officer and for implementation of policy as well as the day to day running of the Station including: Finance, Fundraising, Staffing, Policy and General Administration. The contact for bequests to the station and clients of 3CR's Werribee transmission tower. The Station Manager also sits on a number of Sub Committees including Finance, Programming and Complaints. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office and Finance Coordinator: Loretta O'Brien
Programming Coordinator: Gab Reade
Current Affairs Coordinator: Zai Zanda
The Current Affairs Coordinator (part-time) works with 3CR's current affairs programs, including the Breakfast and Hometime shows and national programs. Also coordinates coverage of campaigns, protests and community events, with the Program Coordinator, as well as distributing information to programmers and maintaining the newsroom as a resource area. Email:email@example.com
Projects Coordinator: Juliet Fox
Volunteer Coordinator: Rachel Kirby
Training Coordinator: Leanne McLean
Music Coordinator: Paul Elliott
The Music Coordinator (volunteer part-time) deals with any incoming requests from musicians, promoters, record labels etc and helps to place them with relevant music programs. The Music Coordinator also maintains the 3CR music database. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org