Our Board of Directors, management and staff are committed to the delivery of responsive and comprehensive services to young people and our communities in accordance with our organisation's vision, mission and principles.
Donna Bennett has in excess of 25 years experience managing and delivering transitional, outreach and crisis accommodation services to young people including families and she has made a significant contribution in the Homelessness Sector via capacity building, community development and systems development.
Donna has established leadership and strategic development skills and has been CEO of Hope Street since 2000.
Michelle Montague provides expert support and guidance with the implementation of robust financial management systems, policies, procedures and practices at Hope Street.
Fiona Rigney (BA, BSW) is a Ngarrindjeri woman from the Ngarrindjeri nation who grew up in Adelaide, South Australia. Professionally, Fiona has worked in a range of employment settings including in the areas of Research, Teaching, Organisational Policy and Procedure, Project Management, Administrative and Direct Social Work Practice. Fiona has been with Hope Street for the past 8 years. As the Executive Administration Officer, Fiona works directly with Hope Street’s CEO and is involved in a range of activities, including writing organisational policies and procedures, event management, project management and administration.
Bruce Tucker joined Hope Street in June 2016 with over 25 years of experience working at various community based organisations that worked in the homelessness, out-of-home care and youth justice sectors. Bruce developed a passion for seeing something done to address the issues of youth homelessness after the release of the Burdekin Report — 'Our Homeless Children' in 1989.
Bruce has worked in coordinating a regional collective of youth housing workers and agencies, managing a young men’s emergency shelter, and has also been a state representative on a national youth homelessness peak body.