MND Queensland's Current Management Committee
MND Queensland is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
President: Diana Melham
MBL, GAICD, AGIA
Diana has spent 25+ years as a senior executive and company director in the not-for-profit sector. An experienced CEO, she has led both not-for-profit and commercial organisations involved in agriculture and sport. Diana currently provides company secretary and governance services to several community sector organisations through her consultancy, NFP Assist, and in addition to serving as President of MND Queensland, her other voluntary roles include director/secretary of a disability charity and company secretary for an Aboriginal family legal service.
Diana is an experienced director having served on association, private company, and government advisory boards/committees. Combined executive and director experience give Diana a unique insight enabling analysis from a dual perspective. This experience together with her studies have equipped Diana with the expertise and confidence to be an effective governance practitioner. Her ability to quickly understand and navigate the varying, and often complex, legislative and regulatory environments that govern different organisations is valuable in board oversight.
Diana has a Master of Business Law and is currently studying for a Bachelor of Laws. She is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia.
Vice President: Elyse Maberley
BA (Sociology), Masters (Communications Design)
Elyse, founding Director of Meeum, is an experienced business leader who has founded and exited her own companies, helped build thriving businesses and nurtured the wellbeing of the people within them. Having commenced in the social services sector, Elyse has held several leadership and executive roles in the user experience, change and culture domains, including general manager and founder.
Treasurer: Evan Nunn
BBus Man. Acc. CPA, AGIA, GAICD, AFAIM
Evan is Acting Chief Executive Officer of AccordWest who provide community services to help people feel engaged, connected and resilient so they can live an independent, meaningful life. Evan has 25 years’ senior management and executive level experience in various industries and has worked with medium through to large government trading enterprises as well as commercial and not-for-profit entities. Evan brings expertise of financial management, accounting and strategy along with governance and risk management to the Board.
Secretary: Julia Rollston
BSc, Bphty (Hons), Grad Cert Pub Health, MBBS
Dr Rollston has worked in the research, health and disability fields for over 25 years, and is currently supporting her community in Brisbane through her work as a GP. She began her medical career as a cancer researcher but soon realised her passion for working directly with people. Julia has been a carer for adults with disability as well as a physiotherapist in Australia and abroad, predominantly in community settings. Julia brings a wealth of lived and professional experience in navigating the health system, care provision and funding, including NDIS.
Director: Jacqui Williams
Bnursing (post-reg), Dip Frontline Mgt, Cert IV Bereavement Support
As an End of Life Doula, Funeral Celebrant and one of Australia’s most active Death Café Facilitators, Jacqui’s career commenced with nursing.
Her passion is to focus on building compassionate communities which support people and their loved ones, at the end of life. Actively engaged on a number of community advisory committees and having worked in a variety of palliative care roles (clinician, middle/senior management, educator, public speaker and researcher), Jacqui commenced her business, End of Life Transitions in 2018.