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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
     Housing Services

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

     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
    Injury Management. 

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.