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Megan Broome | Chairperson

BA, BArch, MPlan&Env, RAIA, AICD

Megan Broome is a managing director with over 25 years of consulting experience in strategic planning, urban planning, property development and capital works management. She has over 20 years of experience as a non-executive director in the profit-for-purpose and charity sectors and is a member of a number of government advisory boards. Her interests include governance, designing urban environments that enable dignified access for all and creating flexible public spaces. She has been a member of the Brite Board’s Constitution Reform Committee, Chair of the Development Committee and Deputy Chair of the Board. Megan joined the Brite Board in 2013.



Michael Wilson | Treasurer


Michael Wilson is the sole Director of Wilson Business Services, an accounting practice which he founded almost 30 years ago. Wilson Business Services specialises in accounting and consulting support for a number of for-purpose organisations. Michael is Director, Treasurer, and Chair of the Brite Board’s Finance Audit & Risk Committee. He joined the Brite Board in 2020.

John Carter | Secretary

John Carter is CEO of AAA SDA. He is a highly regarded disability housing specialist with a strong track record of success in the planning and development of accommodation facilities for people living with disability. Previously he was Director of SDA Stakeholder and Sector Engagement at the National Disability Insurance Agency. He has held senior roles with a community housing association, a large non-government organisation in the disability sector and an international facilities management company. A registered builder, he has also owned and operated a registered disability housing provider. John joined the Brite Board in 2018.

Tom Carra

B.Comm (Strategic Management)

Tom Carra is managing director of Carra Property Group, director of Beyond The Spec and director of Accessible Housing (Victoria). He has 25 years experience across diverse industries and has been invoiced with innovation projects at The University of Melbourne, including social and accessible housing projects. Tom has close ties with community housing associations, developing affordable and social housing for them. He is registered NDIA provider for specialist disability accommodation and a leader in providing innovative housing solutions for people with disability. Tom is a member of the Finance Audit & Risk Committee and joined the Board in 2022.

Cindy Shelley

Cindy Shelley has a background in industrial relations and has worked in warehousing for more than 20 years. She holds a current work health safety permit, which allows her to investigate health and safety breaches in the workplace and holds a right-of-entry permit, which allows her to visit workplaces associated with the mail industry. She is currently Chairperson of the Fundraising Committee. Cindy joined the Brite Board in 2013.

Neslihan Dastan

Neslihan Dastan is CEO of Krongold Construction Group and General Legal Counsel – Krongold Group of Companies. She is an in-house lawyer who has practised in the areas of commercial law, business law, technology and finance, property, building and construction law across a group of private companies. Neslihan also has expertise as a strategic business manager, and business and governance advisor. She is a member of the Board of Lawlers Apartments Pty Ltd. Neslihan joined the Brite Board in 2013.

Phillip Perroni

Phillip Perroni is a retired public servant, having worked for 37 years in a major Australian Government department in the Broadmeadows area. He is President of the Meadow Heights Education Centre Board, where he has been a Board member for 25 years, and President of the Meadow Heights Primary School Council. Phillip has served on a number of committees and boards, including Pascoe Vale Girls College School Council (parent rep and President) and the Federation of Sicilians in Australia (Secretary). He received a Hume City Council citizen of the month award in 2011. Phillip joined the Brite Board in 2016.

Jennie Pinnell

Jennie Pinnell is a parent of a supported employee and has had a close association with the Brite community since 1998. She has been involved in Brite’s fundraising for the past 20 years and previously served as a Brite Director from 2000 to 2003. Jennie is an advocate for people with a disability, focused on providing a voice and promoting choices for how they work. Jennie retired from full time employment after 25 years in hospitality business management and continues to do bookkeeping and associated statuary reporting for several small businesses. Jennie joined the current Brite Board in 2019.