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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:

     Manager Legal and Governance: Christine Denyer
     Legal Services, Procurement, 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, Assessment,
     Community Home Support and Social Support

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

     Community Planning Manager: Matthew Wilson
     Social Planning and Wellbeing, Community Capacity, Neighbourhood
     Participation, Lifelong Learning

     Recreation and Youth: Troy Scoble
     Recreation, Leisure Centres, Open Space, Youth Services

     Libraries Manager: Troy Watson
     Melton and Caroline Springs Libraries

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:

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

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

     Operations Manager: Les Stokes
     Parks & Open Space, Civil Operations, Waste Services, Property Services

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

     City Design, Strategy and Environment Manager:  Vacant 
     City Strategy, City Design, Environmental Services

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

     Finance Manager: Sam Rumoro
     Revenue, Accounting

     Risk & Performance Manager: Anthony Hinds
     OHS, Injury Management, Corporate Planning & Performance, Emergency Management

     Information Technology Manager: Mark Domma
     Information Technology, Information Management

     People and Culture Manager: Nicole Misurelli
     Human Resources and Recruitment, Learning and Development, Payroll


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, as well as leading Council’s input into key State capital projects to support their timely, planned and efficient delivery.