Our Leadership/administration Team


Sonya Fraser

Sonya Fraser
Acting Executive Director/Project Director

Sonya is results-focused leader, with a Bachelor of Business and a Master of Human Resources Management. Sonya is passionate about employee engagement and capability development, and leading innovative change towards improved organisational outcomes. Sonya has been part of the senior leadership team at the Research Division at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the Australian Synchrotron, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, and Melbourne Medical School at The University of Melbourne and the Ambulatory Services Unit at the Royal Children’s Hospital working together to drive innovation and continuous improvement. Sonya was also lucky enough to work at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and meet the amazing athletes!

Sonya enjoys making a difference and working in organisations that support education and ongoing learning. Sonya was drawn to all these organisations, and MCCCC, as they serve a greater purpose to enhance our community and to enable a lifelong journey of learning. Sonya also enjoys teaching and has taught in the Masters of Human Resources Management Program at the University of Melbourne. Outside of work, Sonya is kept busy spending time with her two beautiful children!

Jodi Green

Jodi Green
Pedagogical Leader

“At MCCCC we value education and care and believe that effective learning requires a healthy collaboration between teachers, children and families. We aim to inspire and nurture children to grow in their sense of belonging to our community and the wider world”

Jodi’s career in education spans over 14 years in Early childhood education and also within the Primary/Secondary school sector. Her extensive insight into education has awarded her the opportunities to collaborate and grow her knowledge to empower children and inspire educators.

Dee Sievers 
People & Quality

Dee Sievers started her early childhood journey back in 2003. Dee’s previous Centre was a St Catherine’s Early Education Centre in North Melbourne, she was the assistant Director there for nearly 8 years. During that time, Dee supported the team to achieve Back-to-Back Exceeding ratings.  
“I am very passionate about QUALITY education and care and raising the standards and the vision of ‘childcare’ to Early Education. I am a mum of two – Zoe 7 and Emi, nearly 3 who attends Tinning Street”. 


Melissa Dinh Cameron

Melissa Dinh Cameron
Enrolments and Administration Officer

“As a mother of two, I understand the value of early learning and the importance of high-quality care. MCCCC have a variety of hard working and passionate educators, who have gone above and beyond for all their families. The main reasons from new families enrolling are that they are given positive recommendations from past families who have come and gone”

Melissa has worked within the Early Child Sector for almost 6 years in different parts of the business. Melissa has worked at One Tree ELC, St Mary’s Kindergarten, Froebel ELC and Melbourne Victory FC. Melissa’s immense knowledge and background have enabled her to jump on board to assist mcccc in their Enrolments and Administration.


Daniella Theocharides

Daniella Theocharides
Centre Leader, Dunstan Reserve

“As an Educator I feel, MCCCC strives to create a peaceful and safe learning environment that embraces environmentally sustainable principles and practices. This fosters awareness of caring for the children and their surroundings. When children are connected and contribute to their world, they become socially responsible and have respect for their environment and their own self”

Daniella began her early childhood journey at MCCCC when she was 17years old. Daniella has worked across all our sites over the last decadewith all age groups. Daniella is currently the Centre Leader for Dunstan Reserve at MCCCC. Daniella has a strong passion for soccer and loves animals. Her interests have enabled her to scaffold the children’s learning especially in these areas.

Ellle Brookfield

Elle Brookfield
Centre Leader, Tinning Street & Mitchell Street

“I believe that every child is unique and special in their own way. I believe children learn and grow when they have a strong sense of belonging and are surrounded by positive energy in a positive environment. I believe children learn and develop through their own interests, beliefs and imaginations”

Elle has been with MCCCC for 11 years. Her passion in early childhood has enabled her to gain experience over the years, to become a Centre Leader. Elle has two wonderful children who have also been lucky enough to be part of the MCCCC family. She is looking forward to the years ahead and continuing to provide quality education and care for all children.

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