Our Board & Governance
President, Board Member
Kylie commenced at BCD in May 2020 and has extensive marketing, strategic management and fundraising experience gained across both corporate and not for profit sectors. Kylie is committed to supporting BCD in designing and driving ongoing and sustainable growth whilst ensuring BCD customers receive quality care to live the life they deserve.
Vice-President, Board Member
Meghal is passionate about helping small organisations prosper and has helped many small organisations grow through his consulting firm Maidus. He joined BCD as CEO from December 2017 and then joined the Board in September 2018. He is committed to serving the people who serve the community. Meghal currently works as a senior manager with Commonwealth Bank of Australia and has also worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. He is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Finance from the University of Auckland.
Secretary, Board Member
Katy joined the Board in mid 2020 and brings a strong focus on business strategy, customer experience, communication and engagement. With a real passion for transforming one way communication into effective engagement, Katy has created and delivered strategic stakeholder engagement across the telecommunication, energy, education and disability services sectors. Katy is committed to supporting BCD, its people and customers to ensure they receive quality services and care in an authentic and engaging way.
Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee,
Paul has over 20 years senior management experience with global companies including Dow Jones, Vodafone and Noble Systems, during which time he developed a passion for innovation and customer experience and has since founded calltime where he is the CEO. calltime’s mission is to help small-to-mid-sized companies maximise their telecommunications through cloud-based solutions without the headache of dealing with the large telco’s. Paul maintains an active interest in all things IT, with a particular interest in transformation & disruption and continues to look for way’s technology can enhance the way we live Paul works extensively with other NFPs so understands the industry and where BCD improve its services to customers and community.
Chair of the Clinical Governance Committee,
Jeramy Nusco has been working as a Behaviour Practitioner for over7 years. First working in a large not-for-profit where he conducted training in positive behaviour support and restricted practices, whilst also facilitating their restricted practices panel. During this time Jeramy was also teaching disability, mental health and community services at 5 tertiary institutions. Today, Jeramy is working as a practitioner, counsellor and teacher and is currently completing further tertiary qualifications. Jeramy has had the opportunity to present at various conferences relating to restricted practices, contributed to the 2015 Senate Enquiry into Institutionalised Abuse, has delivered training to over 3000 people and ran a range of programs including the 2016 Grief and Loss Symposium & 2017 Restricted Practices Symposium.
Chair of the Governance and Risk Committee,
Member of Governance and Risk Committee,
Shane joined the BCD Board in October 2018. She is a highly accomplished People and Culture executive with proven expertise in organisational cultural development, human resources strategy, communication, mediation, leadership development and strategic talent acquisition and development management. Shane has a wealth of experience leading and coaching teams of people and culture professionals across a broad range of industry sectors such as infrastructure, mining, banking and finance with organisations that vary in size from sole operators to ASX listed companies with exposure and operations locally, internationally and globally. Shane has contributed greatly to BCD already as part of the Risk & Governance Committee.
Member of the Clinical Governance and Finance Committees, Board Member
Christian Grieves has lived and worked in Australia for the last 30 years, and has worked as a CEO in the health and disability sectors for the last 20 years. He has a passion for improving the human services available to rural and urban Australians; and particularly for its vulnerable people. Christian was previously CEO of Mackay Division of General Practice (Qld), and Westhaven in Dubbo (NSW), which is an organization dedicated to improving the range of opportunities available to people living with disability. He is currently the CEO of Carinya Society an innovative adult centre based day service, disability service provider in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. Christian is a ‘cricket tragic’ and a collector of Australian artist Norman Lindsay’s etchings. Areas of expertise: National Disability Insurance Scheme, Primary Health Care, Mental Health Care, Not-for-profit Governance, Financial Governance, and Urban, Rural and Remote Human Services in Australia.
Chair of the Clinical Governance Committee,
Public Officer and Board Member
Alice Fung is an Occupational Therapist, graduated with a Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of Sydney. She has over 20 years of experience as a clinician and consultant in disability, rehabilitation and insurance sectors. Alice also runs her own private practice in mental health and cognitive rehabilitation in Western Sydney area, servicing her local community from Non-English Speaking Background (NESB). Alice has worked in a range of industry sectors including Department of Human Services, life insurance companies (CBA & BT Financial Group) and currently in the corporate health, rehabilitation and life insurance sector (Marsh & McLennan). Alice joined the BCD Board in 2020, bringing her occupational therapy experience, passion and contribution towards better clients care by being part of the board and the Clinical Risk & Governance Committee. Alice is a member of AICD, ANZIIF (CIP Affiliate) and ALUCA (Associate) in the financial services and insurance associations.
Karina is a Registered Nurse with a Masters of Nursing and Graduate Diplomas in both Business and Health Management, her extensive experience in the Aged Care Industry includes managing national portfolios for well over 15 years. Her commitment to improving aged care in Australia has seen her employed and consulting to both for profit and not for profit organisations, including representing the industry with the Department of Health's Aged Care Funding Reform. Karina is a leading national expert in Aged Care Funding and is often requested to deliver presentations at conferences and private organisations on this topic. Skilled in change management and transforming teams to high performing managers contributes to the success she has experienced in her roles. Currently employed with Calvary Health, Karina is leading their Aged Care Revenue and Strategy teams and influencing business strategy and design.
Assisting and providing services to support people who are disadvantaged, in need, or are vulnerable
Providing continued care and support for people with disabilities and their carers, helping them meet their individual needs and reach their full potential
Providing services to conduct and manage health and community services or facilities in support of elderly people and their carers
Collaborating and cooperating with other organisation and services in health, aged and community care sectors.
We recognise and appreciate the diverse skills and values our employees bring to services we deliver.
We promote and uphold compassion, collaboration and continuous quality improvement in our professional and innovative provision of wellness-based services.
We ensure a safe, suitable working arrangement for our employees and value and respect diversity within the communities and acknowledge the physical, social and emotional environment of these communities and the rights of the individuals.
We are sensitive to the needs of those from cultural and linguistically diverse communities, and special needs.