Meet the People behind OCAGI
Polly has been involved in OCAGI since its founding in 2012. Polly is the main point of contact for OCAGI, and runs support group meetings for Upper GI in Campbelltown once a month. Polly was awarded NSW Woman of the Year in 2014, and is the recipient of a Community Fellowship from Western Sydney University.
Polly is a loving mother of two boys, Cejay and Addision and part of a big family. If you would like to contact Polly, please email
Jessica is one of the founding members of OCAGI. Jessica has served at the Vice-President for 2015 and 2016, and was Treasurer and Secretary in the two previous years.
Jessica uses her legal skills and knowledge to assist in running OCAGI, and her scientific background to assist in ensuring the content on the website is accurate. If you would like to contact Jessica, please email
Pena is a founding member of OCAGI and has been the Treasurer for 2015 and 2016. OCAGI is very close to Pena's heart and Pena works closely with Polly, her sister, to market and organise OCAGI's major fundraising events each year. Since the founding of OCAGI, Pena has played a huge role in obtaining sponsors and managing OCAGI's major event which has successfully grown larger each year. If you would like to contact Pena, please email .
Demi has been involved with OCAGI since 2015 aiding in the major events and in 2019 has taken on the role of Secretary. Demi utilises her scientific, and administrative skills to assist in running OCAGI smoothly. Demi is interested in aiding in the early detection and the “Who, what, when, why and where” of oesophageal cancer.
Demi has known the Grundy family since she was 5 years old, making OCAGI a very important aspect of her life. If you would like to contact Demi, please email