Our Board & Governance

Kylie Hawker

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.

Jonathan Marin

Vice-President, Chair of the Governance and Risk Committee, Board Member  

Jonathan has over 10 years experience working across Executive level roles in education, aged care, disability and mental health sectors. Passionate about the customer's experience and growing viable business opportunities, Jonathan's expertise lies mainly in strategy development, business planning, experience design and monitoring governance. In addition, Jonathan has a specialist skill set in handling complex legal and regulatory matters involving regulators such as the ATO, Fair Work Ombudsman and various Unions across the country.

Karina Peace

Clinical Committee Board Member  
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.

Paul Luketic Board Member

Paul Luketic

Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee,
Board Member

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.

Steven Eldridge

Board Member  

Steven is a seasoned people leader with a passion for developing teams, mentoring individuals and navigating change. A Registered Nurse with a background in acute mental health care both in the UK and in Australia, he has held numerous senior leadership roles within the health sector. Steven is currently the Director of Donor Relations at Australia Cross Lifeblood leading key teams responsible for the acquisition and retention of Lifeblood's valued donors. A graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Steven joined the board in 2023 and is committed to using his experience in strategy, growth and governance to help support the team moving forward.

Andrew Forbes

Board Member  

Andrew is an Osteopath who works in private practice in Bowral in the Southern Highlands, where he has lived for the past 25 years. As a healthcare professional, he has had extensive experience working with clients in the aged care sector. Prior to retraining as an Osteopath, he was also in the finance industry - working in corporate finance and capital markets in London and Tokyo for almost 20 years. Andrew has been both an executive and non-executive director on boards for much of his working career, and he gained GAICD from the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2015. He is currently a director of Community Bank BDCU in the Southern Highlands, where he is also chair of the governance committee. Andrew is excited to be part of the team helping BCD to deliver on its core values - Kindness, Passion, Trust & Leadership - in his local community

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.

Providing services across Macarthur, Wollondilly, Bankstown, Fairfield, Liverpool and Wingecarribee. A truly local services provider with almost 20 years experience.

Providing services across Macarthur, Wollondilly, Bankstown, Fairfield, Liverpool, Penrith, Blacktown and Wingecarribee. A truly local services provider with almost 20 years experience.

BCD acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their connection to land, water and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to the elders both past and present.

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