Staff Members

Staff members

Vi Pham – Executive Officer
Vi (Tuong-Vi) graduated with a Master of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Sydney in 1998, specialising in Housing and Community Development Practice. Vi has over a decade of experience in academic work in human environment including indigenous knowledge, human and political ecology, gender and environmental justice in South East Asia, the United States and Australia. Vi has been committed to the community sector since 2012 with her passion for making a difference in the lives of vulnerable people, strengthening community, social justice and positive change. Vi loves travel and theatre of all kinds!

Marilyn Dang – CHSP Team Leader
Marilyn has a long professional career in Aged Care, specialising in wellness programs and cultural festival planning. Her passion is to encourage the celebration of traditions and cultural heritage. Marilyn is also a fervent advocate for charity work, especially supporting disaster relief efforts. In her spare time, she enjoys reading sci-fi novels and loves to travel. 

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Susan Chen – Community Development Officer
Susan holds a Master of Development Practice, specialising in Community Development. She has previously worked on youth development and community participation projects in Western Sydney and Brisbane. Susan is interested in place-based approaches to community development and is currently completing her Master of Research in human geography at Western Sydney University.

Rosie (Hong) Pham – Community Support Worker
Rosie has previously studied accounting and administration. She has an extensive background in Community Services which gives her the right skills and knowledge for her role at CCCi. Rosie’s hobbies include travelling and learning new things everyday.

What I like most about my job is to support the organisation with office duties and assist other staff members when needed in order to deliver the best services to our clients.

Putri Purnamasari PurnomoCommunity Support Worker & Facilitator
Putri is currently the coordinator of Arabic Seniors Group & Vietnamese Social Connection Group. Putri completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology back in her home, Indonesia. She has recently graduated from ACAP (Australian College of Applied Psychology) with a Master of Social Work (Qualifying) degree.

What I love to do in my spare time is going to the beach and listening to the ocean waves that soothes and calm me.

Lucinda Duyen Tran – Community Support Worker
Lucinda first became involved with CCCi as a volunteer, and she has since become a valued member of our staff. Lucinda has a background in accounting and administration, having previously worked in banking and hospital administration. Lucinda is passionate about understanding how to best help others, especially the elderly. She currently lives with her mum.

Tam Tu Le – Community Support Worker
Tam currently facilitates our Vietnamese Mothers Group, delivered in partnership with Connect Marrickville School as Community Centre (SaCC).

What I love most about this job is that I can go out and meet Vietnamese Australian residents from all walks of life. I can listen to their stories and understand the bittersweet history of Vietnamese settlement in Australia – from post-war to now.

Nguyet TranActivity Worker
Nguyet has worked as a social support worker for 18 years. Nguyet enjoys her role due to her love of helping others and interacting with different people. In her spare time, Nguyet loves learning to cook with new recipes and listening to Vietnamese music.