BCYF & Bethany have merged! Our two like-minded not-for-profit organisations are now Meli. Learn more

Our People

Our Board

Adjunct Professor Lucy Cuddihy


Chris Bowly

BE Chem (Hons)

Christine Heath

BEc, Dip (Inv & Fin)

David McDonald

B Com CA, Dip FP

Helen Kostuik

MA (Org Comms), Grad Dip (Org Comms), Dip Arts (Journalism)

Garry Ellis

B.Com, MBA, Grad Cert HR Mgmt, GAICD

Karen Lane

PhD; BA Hons

Kate Morrissy

BEd, BA, Grad Dip Business Management, GAICD

Tara Paatsch


Zane Vail

B.Comp (Info Systems), Dip Proj Mgmt, Grad Cert Bus Admin

Executive team

Grant Boyd

Chief Executive Officer


Meli is an independent, not-for-profit community service organisation, which is governed by a Board of Directors and managed by a skilled and experienced executive team. It operates in the Barwon Area of the Western Division of Victoria.

The Board oversees Meli’s performance and the delivery of the Strategic Plan and monitors the performance of the organisation at 10 or more formal Board meetings per year.

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