Our Committee

 

Mornington Peninsula Weddings Inc. is a not-for-profit association comprised of 12 volunteer committee members all from varying backgrounds of the wedding industry. Each year the committee is vote elected at our annual general meeting by all members.

President

Janis House – Janis is an award winning Accredited Professional Photographer who has been capturing weddings for over a decade. Janis and her family love everything that living and working on the Mornington Peninsula has to offer especially the beaches and wineries.

Vice President

Robin Mayer – Civil Celebrant prides herself In creating personalized ceremonies that reflect the couples personalities and values in life whilst ensuring a relaxed day is enjoyed by all – ‘a memorable experience – meaningful words’

Secretary

Kim Hearn has been a long standing member of the committee and is currently Secretary for the group. Kim is originally from the UK where she and her husband Steve were running a successful wedding photography business but their dream was to move to Australia! They arrived 10 years ago, settled on the Peninsula and rebuilt their business again!

Treasurer

Gail Cremen – Initially a bookkeeper, I became the Administration Manager for a corporate consulting accounting firm. I then transferred to their new Financial Consulting Division, later specialising in commercial finance. Following my ‘seachange’ in 2005, I trained as a Marriage Celebrant. I love being able to help brides and their partners achieve and surpass their dreams on their wedding day and hope to be able to use my business experience to help my colleagues at MPW as well!

Admin

Mandi Pugh – a former community news editor from Wales, moved to Australia with her family 8 years ago. Now working for the Shire, she has done freelance writing work for the Mornington Peninsula Leader and Mornington Peninsula Magazine.

Website Liaison

Brian Randall APP M.Photog – Brian is a multi award winning photographer in his own right. Brian’s relaxed and well mannered nature, together with his passion and professionalism is a perfect combination to bring rhyme and reason to our committee.

General Committee

Jayne McLean
Jayne is a multi award winning professional photographer with a multi award winning wedding photography business. She is an experienced professional who is passionate about Mornington Peninsula Weddings.
Mary-Anne Brasacchio
Mary-Anne is a successful accommodation supplier through Koonya Apartments in Sorrento. Now 10 years in business, Mary-Anne has assisted many bridal couples seeking a destination wedding. Mary-Anne’s brings her expertise to assist with the branding and marketing of MP Weddings.
Steve Hearn
As half of the Slick Shoots Photography team, along with my wife Kim, I have been capturing weddings for the last 14 years, at first in the U.K. and since 2007 in Melbourne. Based in Mt Martha, I am lucky enough to be doing the work I love whilst living in an awesome part of Australia. Having been a member of MPW for a number of years, I’m excited to finally have the opportunity to play a bigger part in growing our amazing community!
John Alston
John has run a successful party hire business in Melbourne since 1979. He then started Wedding Marquees Peninsula in 2010, after moving to the area to live. From this time he has established himself as a premier supplier of beautiful, distinctive Marquees for weddings and events throughout the Mornington Peninsula area. John is passionate about developing theWedding industry on the Peninsula and realises the huge potential this magnificent area of Victoria offers for couples wishing to be married here. John brings years of experience, marketing and development skills to the MPW group.

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