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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
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
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.