Phone : +61 03 9534 1809 admin@stkch.org.au Not-for-profit housing agency providing affordable accommodation for low-income, disadvantaged people.

Board of Directors

Janet Cribbes

B.A in Social Work and Social Science


Many years experience in Community Service and Community Development work, including programs within the Community. Former Councillor and Mayor of Port Phillip Council 2004-2008. Janet was appointed to the Board in 2009.

Paul Madden (Chairperson)

B.A., M.B.A.


Member of the Audit Committee, the Finance Committee and the Property and Asset Management Committee. Paul’s experience is in Housing Policy, Research and Senior Management

Mark Gove

B.A Grad Cert Housing Management and Policy


Mark was appointed to the Board in 2006 and has over 24 years year’s Housing Sector Experience

Mary Bartlett

Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma Women’s, Cert IV Business


Mary has 30 years management experience in the community sector locally and overseas and experience on Boards of local agencies including; St Kilda Legal Service and Uniting Care Mission. Mary was appointed to the Board in 2015.

Liz Johnstone

B.Bus; M.SocSci(def); FPIA 


Liz has long term experience in public policy related to Public Policy to urban planning, building and sustainability at a local and state government level. Currently Associate Director Sustainability with multi-disciplinary engineering company. Liz was appointed to the Board in 2015.

Ian Graystone

Bachelor of Economics


Ian has more than 20 years experience in IT and Telecommunications Sector. Primarily in Sale and Marketing and Business Development in the enterprise corporate sector. Have work experience covering  Australian and Asia Pacific. Ian was appointed to the Board in 2015.

Steve Peluso

Diploma Building & Construction (Management) MAIPM MAICD


The Chief Executive Officer of State Property Insurance Services Pty. Ltd and a registered building practitioner, providing building services to all  facets within the commercial and residential sector with over 30 years experience and is well respected by his peers and corporate statekholders. Steve was appointed to the Board in 2016.

Bridget (Bridie) Allanadale

Senior Policy Adviser Master Builders Association of Victoria July 2017 – Present   Adviser to Mary Wooldridge, Shadow Minister for Health Leader of the Opposition Victorian Government February 2015-August 2015   Policy Adviser (Housing) Minister Wendy Lovell, Minister for Housing and Early Childhood Development Victorian Government December 2013-December 2014   Senior Consultant Public Policy Urbis July 2012-December 2013   Tutor, Masters of Urban Planning University of Melbourne June 2012-December 2012