Senior Management Team
Leading the way
Our Senior Management Team brings a wide range of expertise to Travellers Aid Australia in the areas of client service, accessibility, emergency relief, travel solutions, advocacy, tourism, finance, marketing and fundraising.
They implement recommendations made by the Board of Directors, and are instrumental in bringing Travellers Aid Australia's vision into fruition. Members of our Senior Management Team are:
Chief Executive Officer
Jodie joined Travellers Aid Australia as our Chief Executive Officer in 2006, overseeing a period of continued consolidation and growth. As well as being on the Federal Government's Victoria State Consultative Committee, Jodie is the President of the newly incorporated organisation ER (Emergency Relief) Victoria. She was also recently appointed to the Victorian Council on Social Service (VCOSS) Board, and chairs the Community Services Futures Task Group.
Elias held a number of different State-level responsibilities over the last 10 years in the areas of business development, volunteer development and community development. He is currently a member of the Victorian Government's Public Transport Access Committee, and the VCOSS Transport and Disadvantage Working Group. Elias has previously worked for the Australian Red Cross and NAB.
Administration and Finance Manager
Mei first joined Travellers Aid Australia in 2003, initially filling the role of Bookkeeper. Since then, Mei has taken on the role of Administration and Finance Manager, looking after finance and IT for us at Travellers Aid Australia. From 2005 - 2007, Mei was a Board Member of Coeliac Society of Victoria. She has a Bachelor of Engineering and Masters of Accounting.