Our people

Scarlet Alliance Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is elected by the Scarlet Alliance membership at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to carry out the governance decisions and work of our organisation over the coming year. Our Executive Committee is ultimately accountable to the membership and reports to members throughout the year, as well as formally at the AGM on key areas of work. Learn more about our Executive Committee and how to join here.

Bec Jones

Bec Jones

President

Bec is based in Naarm and has worked in brothels, massage and privately over the past six years. They have been on the Executive Committee for the past two years as both VP and a General Member, and have a background in governance through union work in the higher education sector. They are grateful for the opportunity to have represented and served the sex worker community through the challenging and changing covid landscape and look forward to continuing this work for another term, providing continuity, leadership, and organisational knowledge to the 2022 Executive.

Alice Ivory

Alice Ivory

General Member

Alice is a sex worker living and working on Gadigal land. She began working as a stripper in 2020, and hopes that her term on the Scarlet Alliance Executive Board will provide her with a broader understanding of the experiences of her fellow workers, and equip her with skills to cause meaningful change within her community.

Sienna Charles

Sienna Charles

Vice President

Sienna has been in the adult industry for over five years and is a passionate advocate for change. She has experience in the health sector and has previously been on the board for NTAHC in the Northern Territory. She loves her two dogs, reading, the gym, and picking up various hobbies she has no intention of becoming good at.

Frankie James

Frankie James

General Member

Frankie is a sex worker living & working on Wurundjeri country in Naarm. Having worked in parlours in Queensland & Victoria and as an independent escort, Frankie draws on experience from different facets of the full service sector. Frankie is a long time activist, having participated in direct action, community outreach and advocacy for a number of rights based movements. Their work is also informed by operational experience gained over their career in non-profits and governance duties in community sporting leagues. This is Frankie's second term as General Member and they're grateful for another year supporting the progress of full decrim & rights protections for all sex workers in so called Australia.

Tia Maria

Tia Maria

Treasurer

Tia is a sex worker living in Naarm/Melbourne. They currently work in porn, full service work and BDSM and have been in the industry for over eight years. This is Tia’s third year on the Executive Committee and first year in the Treasurer role, previously serving as President and General Member. They are excited to see what 2022 will bring for Scarlet Alliance, and to have the opportunity to continue serving in this space.

Leanne Melling

Leanne Melling

Vice President Double

“Militant whores inspire and mentor us, the laws have disgusted us. Get your filthy laws off our jobs! We say!" Leanne is a sex worker from the NT she contributes with her peers to sex work advocacy, labour rights and sex worker union rabble rousing since the 80’s. Leanne has also worked/volunteered at sex worker only orgs/collectives in Australia and abroad for Scarlet Alliances regional partnerships. Leanne joined the SWRG in the NT in early 2001, Currently Leanne is a peer coordinator at SWOP NT where she ensures current sex workers lead policy and represent as experts for reforms. Leanne was elected as VP Double.

Jenna Love

Jenna Love

Secretary

Jenna is a sex worker living on Darug & Gundungurra land (Blue Mountains, NSW). She has been an independent full service sex worker for about ten years, and an adult content creator/performer for four, having also worked in brothels and massage parlours along the way. She is a proud cat mum, co-host of sex industry podcast Somebody You Love, and this is her third year on the Scarlet executive committee.

Staff members

Jules Kim

Jules Kim

Chief Executive Officer

Tish Sparkle

Tish Sparkle

Administration Officer

Matthew

Matthew

Admin & Social Media Officer

Mish Pony

Mish Pony

Chief Operations Officer

Alex James

Alex James

Policy Officer (Red Book Online)

Andrew

Andrew

Lutruwita (Tasmania) Project Coordinator

Gala Vanting

Gala Vanting

National Programs Manager

Ari Reid

Ari Reid

National Training Program (SANTP) Officer

Sarai Sipriano

Sarai Sipriano

Lutruwita (Tasmania) Outreach Officer

Miya Pittaya

Miya Pittaya

Finance Officer

Claudia Brown

Claudia Brown

Policy Officer

Advisory Groups

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Sex Worker Advisory Group (ATSISWAG)

We are a Blak Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sex Worker Collective founded by and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sex workers. We are inclusive of all types of Blak Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sex workers, whether out and proud, opportunistic or otherwise!

We work for the acknowledgement and respect of the differences and the diversity of the sex industry. We support and advocate for Blak Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sex workers. We consult and advise on all issues that affect us and represent our interest in the wider sex worker movement. We are always open to new members. If you are a Blak Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sex worker, Bunji man, Bunji woman, Ship Mole, Party Girl or Boy or if you engage in Selly Welly come join us! Email: ATSISWAG@scarletalliance.org.au

Migrant Sex Worker Advisory Group (MSWAG)

Scarlet Alliance’s Migration Project was conducted with the guidance of regular steering committee meetings with sex workers from Chinese, Korean and Thai language backgrounds, as these are the languages most commonly used in the migrant sex worker community. This funded project delivered resources, research and advocacy for migrant sex workers until it was defunded in 2017. The steering committee members then become the Migrant Sex Worker Advisory Group  (MSWAG) with the intention to further develop and expand the existing resource and service delivery to CALD background and migrant sex workers. 

The MSWAG meets as regularly as possible to provide expert advice and representation within Scarlet Alliance and actively works towards guaranteeing the rights of all migrant sex workers.