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To support Council in its functions, an Executive Management Team is appointed to administer staff and the operational activities of Council. This team, led by the Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for managing the implementation of Council’s decisions.

The Executive Management Team consists of three General Managers and one Executive Manager, led by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO reports directly to Council. 

Acting Chief Executive Officer - Maurie Heaney 

Maurie Heaney has over 30 years experience in Local Government. His substantive role is General Manager Community Services. The Chief Executive’s office directly manages the Legal & Governance area:

  Legal and Governance Manager: Bradley Dosser
  Legal Services, Governance 


Acting General Manager Community Services - Troy Scoble  

Troy Scoble has 15 years of local government experience across multiple directorates.

He has a Bachelor of Business Management with Majors in Marketing and Human Resource Management, with a Graduate Diploma of Sport Management.

Troy worked in investment attraction in both a State and Local Government sectors, before following his passion in sport, recreation, leisure and youth, and has been responsible for some of Council’s major sport, recreation and leisure infrastructure planning and development.

Troy is currently Acting General Manager Community Services.

His portfolio covers:

     Community Care Manager: Coral Crameri

     Community Participation, Community Transport,
     Community Home Support, Social Connections, Family Services and
     Housing Services

     Families and Children Manager: Brendan Ball 
     Family Day Care, Early Childhood Services, Maternal and Child Health, Early Years

     Community Planning Manager: Elyse Rider
     Social Planning and Wellbeing, Community Capacity, Neighbourhood
     Participation, Lifelong Learning

     Acting Recreation and Youth Manager: Aaron Biscan 
     Recreation, Leisure Centres, Youth Services

     Libraries and Arts Manager: Susie Prestney 
     Melton and Caroline Springs Libraries, Arts Development 

General Manager Planning & Development - Luke Shannon

Luke Shannon holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Planning), a Graduate Diploma in Cultural Heritage, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and has worked in local government for over 25 years. His portfolio covers:

     Acting Engineering Services Manager: Kerry Walton
     Engineering Design, Traffic Management, Infrastructure Planning,
     Asset Management & GIS, Construction  Supervision

     Operations Manager: Brendan Sell 
     Parks & Open Space, Civil Operations, Property Services, Emergency Management

     Environment and Waste Manager: Justin Horne 
     Waste, Graffiti and Cleaning, City Environment & Sustainability

     Planning Services Manager: Robert Baggio
     Statutory Planning, Major Developments, Planning Enforcement

     City Design and Strategy Manager: Darren Rudd 
     City Strategy and City Design

     Compliance Manager: Phil Lovelace 
     Building Services, Local Laws, Environmental Health, Litter Education and Prevention

Acting General Manager Corporate Services - Laura-Jo Mellan  

Laura-Jo holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Environmental Planning (BAHons) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) focused in Urban Design.  Her portfolio covers:  

     Engagement and Advocacy Manager: Sean McManus
     Customer Service, Communications, Events, Economic Development and Tourism,

     Finance Manager: Sam Rumoro
     Revenue, Accounting, Procurement 

    Capital Projects Manager: David Caligari
    Capital Projects, Civil Works, Enterprise Project Management

    Information Technology Manager: Mark Domma
    Information Technology, Information Management

    People and Culture Manager: Nicole Misurelli 
    Human Resources and Recruitment, Learning and Development, Payroll, OHS, and
    Injury Management.


Acting Executive Manager Property and Projects - Sam Romaszko 

Sam is responsible for strategically managing Council’s property portfolio, corporate planning and performance function, as well as working with the State Government to effectively plan and deliver projects to meet the needs of growing communities.

Known for her strategic thinking, Sam is an industry leader with over sixteen years’ experience in local government, primarily focused on the infrastructure sector.

Sam holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from RMIT University and is a chartered engineer.