Heaps Decent is an Australian organisation empowering diverse young people to express their creativity through music and multi-media. We support engagement for change, positive futures  & the development of high quality content  with a unique identity.
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Board Members

The Board Members

NERIDA WOODS

Nerida joined the team at Heaps Decent in 2012 with a rich history in the arts management. Prior to her former role as General Manager for Shopfront Contemporary Arts and Performance, she spent several years in the UK as a Company and Tour Manager for theatre companies, and in Australia as a stage manager at the Opera House, freelance production manager, event coordinator and consultant. Nerida is thrilled to be a part of Heaps Decent and the amazing opportunities it provides!

NINA AGZARIAN

Nina co-founded Heaps Decent at the age of 23 whilst working at FBi radio, and has been central to growing the organisation with Andrew Levins. Nina is a musician and media personality, having hosted two national radio shows on Triple J. In 2015 she started her own music label, NLV Records, and continues to pursue her career as a solo artist. Nina is an inspiring role model for young people, and continues to mentor them in creative enterprises.

ANDREW LEVINS

Andrew co-founded Heaps Decent with Nina Agzarian in 2007 when he was 22 and regularly touring Australia as a DJ. Andrew has since worked as head chef in his own restaurant, and continues to write about good food and music. Levins also hosts many podcasts, including Hey Fam, Serious Issues, Old Raps, All the Small Games and The Mitchen.

JANINE AGZARIAN

Janine has extensive experience in the public education sector, and is currently managing disability programs in the Riverina. Over many decades she has worked with isolated Aboriginal communities and marginalised young people. Janine recognises the enormous potential that exists in young people regardless of life circumstances. Janine is committed to supporting work that allows the ability of young people to flourish.

OLIVER RYAN

Oliver works in the wealth management sector of the finance industry as a portfolio adviser. He has been awarded both the CFA Charter and CAIA Charter. Outside of work, Oliver enjoys spending as much time as possible with family and friends and has a love affair with all sports. He believes in giving young people the confidence and means to follow their goals and is excited to be a part of Heaps Decent.

EMILY COPELAND

Emily has managed commercial partnerships in the creative & entertainment industries for over 15 years. As the Founder & Director of partnership consultancy Cedilla, she develops authentic ways for brands to play in music, art and culture, while driving revenue for creative individuals and organisations. She has worked with organisations including TEDxSydney, Leo Burnett, Foxtel, Chugg Music, City Pop Records, Sounds Australia, and CMC Rocks QLD, and for a diverse range of artists globally. In addition to being a Board Member of Heaps Decent, Emily is also an Advisor to FBi Radio in Sydney, sits on the Committee of Newtown School of Arts.

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