RHSV Staff

Portrait image of Rosemary Cameron

Executive Officer: Rosemary Cameron

Rosemary has mostly worked in not-for-profit arts management – more specifically, theatre and latterly literary festival management. Her work in theatre took her overseas where she worked for both the English National Opera and the Royal Opera House in London and the Oslo Early Music Festival in Norway. She is the former director of the Melbourne Writers Festival (2005 – 2009) and the Brisbane Writers Festival (2003 – 2005). Rosemary has twice been a judge of both the WA Premiers and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Prizes for Fiction. She was involved in the successful bid to make Melbourne a UNESCO City of Literature and in the development of the Wheeler Centre.

Jillian Hisock

Collections Manager/Volunteer Coordinator: Jillian Hiscock

Jillian qualified as a librarian at Melbourne University after doing a Bachelor of Arts at La Trobe University. She has had a career working in public and special libraries, and managing government department libraries and intranets. She ran the Department of Transport library which supported Heritage Victorian and the Planning portfolio, this in role particular has given her relevant experience in managing collections that span manuscripts, ephemera, books, images and non-print materials.

Collections Officer (Images): Helen Stitt

Helen began her career in heritage working as a historian for a Melbourne-based architectural conservation practice. Her formal qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Public History and Heritage from the University of Melbourne.

Helen has taught architectural and urban design history at the University of Melbourne for over a decade. Over the same period, she worked as RACV’s Heritage Curator, managing a large and diverse collection including a fleet of historic vehicles. This role gave her experience in making collections more accessible through producing exhibitions and publications, delivering talks and tours, assisting researchers and digitising photographs, film, manuscripts and printed materials.

Marketing Manager: Jessica Scott 


VCHA Project Officer: Emily Maiolo

Emily has mostly worked in hospitality, in a vast array of environments and establishments honing her skills for customer service and management. She has successfully completed a Bachelor of Archaeology at La Trobe university, leading her to seek out other opportunities for historical learning, including becoming a volunteer at RHSV. These combined have provided her with the skills and ability to be the project officer for the VHCA two years running. 



All staff, councillors, committee members and volunteers abide by the RHSV Code of Conduct.