Huntingtons Victoria Team

Information & Community Engagement 

Lauren Lieberthal

Lauren Lieberthal

INFORMATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR

When did you start working at HV?
I have been with Huntington’s Victoria since 2008.

What do you love most about working with the HD community?
I admire the community’s courage in facing their fears about HD. I am humbled by their positive outlook on life despite the challenges and discrimination they face. I also feel privileged with the honesty and openness they give to us, to enable us to support them as best as we can.

What is one fun fact about yourself?
I love running, coffee (I’m a coffee snob) and sneaking up to Sydney for Roxette concerts!

 Azena Maur

Azena Maur

Education Program Coordinator

When did you start working at HV?
I have been with Huntington’s Victoria since 2010.

What do you love most about working with the HD community?
Working with different families from the HD community has been a rewarding experience. There is so much to learn and love about this community including their resilience, the selfless love of carers and the value of simple things.

What is one fun fact about yourself?
I love to be creative. I love arts and crafts, baking and designing cakes however I hate packing up and cleaning after making a mess.

Melissa Geiger

Melissa Geiger

INFORMATION & CASE MANAGER

When did you start working at HV?
I have been with Huntington’s Victoria since 2019.

What do you love most about working with the HD community?
As I am new, I have only met a few community members. I look forward to meeting more community members and their families and hopefully having a positive impact on their life.

What is one fun fact about yourself?
I am an avid Melbourne Demons supporter and love going to the football each week!

Maxine Milton

Maxine Milton

INFORMATION & CASE MANAGER

When did you start working at HV?
I have been with Huntington’s Victoria since 2018.

What do you love most about working with the HD community?
The community we work with is an incredible and resilient one. I love assisting clients and their families through engaging services of their choice through NDIS. Assisting a community member to receive the support they need and achieve their personal goals is an absolute privilege.

What is one fun fact about yourself?
I am a pop culture fanatic and thoroughly enjoy attending events and conventions in costume. Massive geek basically.

Eleanor Duncum

Eleanor Duncum

EVENTS AND COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR

When did you start working at HV?
I started working at HV in Jan of 2019.

What do you love most about working with the HD community?
I admire their willingness and courage to put themselves out there to raise awareness for HD.

What is one fun fact about yourself?
I’m a bit of a TV fan – if you need any new Netflix recommendations I’ve always got something to recommend!

Serena Hansen

Serena Hansen

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

When did you start working at HV?
I started working at HV in 2019.

What do you love most about working with the HD community?
Being inspired by the resilience and strength shown by the community, and having the opportunity to make a positive impact as part of the HV team!

What is one fun fact about yourself?
I love all animals, but especially cats and horses…I go horse riding any chance I have which isn’t as often as I’d like these days!