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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, a Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Manager, led by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO reports directly to Council.
Chief Executive Officer - Roslyn Wai
Roslyn has more than 30 years’ experience working across local government, water, tertiary education and media sectors. She is an experienced and highly regarded executive leader committed to delivering positive outcomes for the community. Roslyn holds a Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts (Professional Communication), and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an Associate Member of the Governance Institute of Australia.
The Chief Executive’s office directly manages the Legal & Governance area:
Legal, Governance and Risk Manager: Bradley Dosser
Legal Services, Governance and Risk
Chief Financial Officer - Peter Leersen
Peter is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) with a broad range of executive skills and experience across many areas.
He has more than 25 years in corporate services, financial, regulatory, treasury, procurement, risk and governance. He has executive level experience in tourism, natural resource, and water sectors and other State Government agencies at an executive level.
He is responsible for Council’s finance and procurement function along with the new Enterprise Project Management Office, as well as Melton’s financial investment and revenue generation strategies.
His portfolio includes:
Acting Finance Manager: Natalie Marino
Revenue, Accounting, Procurement
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 includes:
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
Acting General Manager Planning & Development - Sam Romaszko
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. Her portfolio includes:
Engineering Services Acting Manager: Matthew Hutchison
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 - 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 includes:
Acting Engagement and Advocacy Manager: Elissa Haley
Customer Service, Communications, Events, Economic
Development and Tourism.
Capital Projects Manager: David Caligari
Capital Projects, Civil Works
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 Corporate Strategy and Investment - Sean McManus
Sean has more than 25 years of public sector experience in local and state governments. With a Degree in Communications and Professional Writing, Sean has more than 20 years of senior management experience in communications, marketing, advocacy, stakeholder engagement and economic development roles.
He is responsible for strategically managing Council’s property portfolio, corporate planning and performance function, advocacy portfolio as well as working with the Victorian Government to effectively plan and deliver major projects to meet the needs of growing communities.