Meet Our Executive Team
Agile, knowledgeable and passionate about advocacy and meaningful change for people with disability, Mamre’s executive team focuses on empowering our community with the right support and guiding our staff in their daily work with our community.
Jillian joined Mamre as CEO in February 2022, bringing with her more than 20 years’ experience in the disability sector.
Jillian helped launch the NDIS in the ACT in 2014, before taking on the role of national lead for the NDIA Media and Communications team. She’s also well versed in the not-for-profit sector having held senior positions at MS Queensland, Life Without Barriers and Mission Australia. Jillian uses her expertise to deliver business strategies that put people at the heart of an organisation and is passionate about creating an inclusive society.
When she’s not working, Jillian enjoys reading, cooking delicious food for friends and family and spending time with her partner and their two adorable dogs.
Executive Director, Operations & Quality
Jacinta holds extensive management experience and is a registered Social Worker. Jacinta has worked across multiple states and territories, primarily in child protection and the disability sector. She has a keen focus for inclusion and exceptional service provision.
She enjoys contributing to a for-purpose organisation and strives to deliver the best outcomes for Mamre’s community and the teams she is lucky enough to walk alongside.
Jacinta joined Mamre due to its rich history and its potential to make a greater impact within the community.
Jacinta has an energetic toddler who keeps her active with plenty of beach walks and park play dates.
Executive Director, Capability Building
Marissa is an experienced Allied Health manager and Certified Practicing Speech Language Pathologist who joined Mamre to develop the Allied Health service. She is also the Mamre lead for Decision Making Possibilities – an important joint research project between Mamre and other organisations.
Marissa specialises in creating highly individualised and collaborative approaches to therapy and is passionate about creating positive environments and services that allow supported people, their families and their therapists to thrive.
Marissa is a mum to a rambunctious child who loves beach romps, picnics, and hammock hangs.
Executive Director, People & Engagement
Shellee is an experienced People & Culture leader who is passionate about creating sustainable organisations with high performance cultures and engaged leaders, individuals, and teams.
Shellee has both national and international cross-functional HR & Corporate Services experience across the Aged Care, Acute Care and Disability sectors.
When Shellee is not working she enjoys cooking, the outdoors (camping & snorkelling) and is a Bridge enthusiast.