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We are a registered company subject to the Corporations Act and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Charities & Not-for-Profit Commission.

Wellways Constitution

Organisational chart

Board of Directors

The Board sets our strategic direction and oversees and reviews the management of the organisation.

Our Board of Directors brings a variety of skills and expertise to Wellways to support us to achieve our vision and mission.

Portrait of Michael Gorton

Michael Gorton AM

LLB, BComm, FRACS (Hon), FANZCA (Hon)

Board Chair

Chair of the Governance, Policy and Advocacy Committee

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Portrait of Julie Babineau

Julie Babineau

MSW (Social Work), BSc (PhEd), GAICD

Board Deputy Chair

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Portrait of Elleni Bereded-Samuel

Elleni Bereded-Samuel AM

MEd, GradCert (MBA&M), GradDip (Counselling)

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Portrait of Rosemary Boote

Rosemary Boote


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Portrait of James Digby

James Digby

MBA, GradDip International and Community Development, BBus, FCPA

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Portrait of Scott Hartley

Scott Hartley


Chair of the Finance, Audit & Resource Management Committee

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Rod Little


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Portrait of Reba Meagher

Hon. Reba Meagher

BA, MLLR, GradDip Industrial Law, GAICD

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Portrait of Richard Newton

Professor Richard Newton


Chair of the Quality & Safety Committee

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Portrait of Kay Toshach

Kay Toshach

B.Phyt, GradCertHAdmin, GAICD

Chair of the People & Culture Committee

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Executive Leadership Team

The Executive Leadership Team (ELT), with the board, set the direction for the organisation to achieve our vision and mission.

The ELT is also responsible for the effective operations of the organisation, ensuring everything is in place to ensure everyone can do their work safely and effectively.

Portart of Laura Collister

Laura Collister

Chief Executive Officer

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Portrait of Gerard Reed

Gerard Reed

Company Secretary and Director, Business Development

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Portrait of Nicole Kondogiannis

Nicole Kondogiannis

Director, People and Culture

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Portrait of Nikki Wynne

Nikki Wynne

Director, Service Delivery

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Portrait of Rachael Lovelock

Rachael Lovelock

Director, Business Systems Transformation

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