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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. 

Chief Executive Officer - Kelvin Tori

Kelvin Tori holds a Bachelor of Economics and Politics and has over 30 years experience in local government.  The Chief Executive’s office directly manages the Legal & Governance area:

  Legal and Governance Manager: Bradley Dosser
  Legal Services, Governance 

General Manager Community Services - Maurie Heaney

Maurie Heaney has over 25 years experience in Local Government. Maurie manages infrastructure provision and community service delivery for Melton City Council. His portfolio covers these areas:

     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

     Recreation and Youth: Troy Scoble
     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 these areas:

     Engineering Services Manager: Sam Romaszko
     Engineering Design, Traffic Management, Infrastructure Planning,
     Asset Management & GIS, Construction  Supervision

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

     Acting Environment and Waste Manager: Donna Portis
     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

General Manager Corporate Services - Peter Bean 

Peter Bean holds a Bachelor of Business (Local Government), Graduate Certificate in Local Government Management and a Masters of Business Administration. Peter has worked for metropolitan Melbourne, interface and North Eastern Victorian councils for over twenty years. His portfolio covers these areas:  

     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.


Executive Manager Property and Projects - 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. Laura-Jo is responsible for strategically managing Council’s property portfolio, corporate planning and performance function, as well as leading Council’s input into key State capital projects to support their timely, planned and efficient delivery.