A Message from the Governor of New South Wales and Patron of PCYC NSW

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Chief Executive Officer

  • Dominic Teakle

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Dominic Teakle

    Chief Executive Officer

    PCYC NSW is a unique partnership between NSW Police, Rotary and the Community offering an amazingly diverse range of services to serve the community and empower young people to reach their potential.
    Dominic commenced at PCYC NSW in November 2016. Dominic has extensive executive experience across Government, Events and entertainment, IT services and sporting organisations, with a 20 year career as an Army Officer which included representational and operational experience. He brings to PCYC NSW a strong values based leadership style, respect for the Police and history, and a passion to grow the legacy of PCYC NSW to deliver expanded empowering experiences to youth and the community.
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Executive team

  • Melinda Ewell

    CFO

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    Melinda Ewell

    CFO

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  • Howard Barton

    General Manager Marketing, Communications and Events

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    Howard Barton

    General Manager Marketing, Communications and Events

    Marketing and communications are the custodians of the PCYC brand and manage all advertising, promotions and events that showcase the multitude of ways PCYC NSW “empower’s youth”.
    Howard Barton commenced at PCYC NSW in Jan 2015, Howard has worked in Marketing for over 30 years in the FMCG, corporate services and youth/ sports industries; and also have extensive experience in the operations through government and private sectors. He is also a passionate volunteer through on-going youth development programs with Surf Life Saving.
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  • Lester Stump

    General Manager Strategic Development, Facilities & Assets

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    Lester Stump

    General Manager Strategic Development, Facilities & Assets

    Delivering a capital works program to contemporise or facilities into the 21st century. Finding new opportunities to service youth and their communities throughout NSW.
    Lester commenced at PCYC NSW in October 2014. Lester has over 30 years’ experience in capital works delivery, highlighted during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and 8 years capital works upgrades to NSW Sport and Recreation Facilities.
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  • Karen Hope

    General Manager People, Culture and Youth Programs

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    Karen Hope

    General Manager People, Culture and Youth Programs

    We aim to provide a safe learning environment for our employees, volunteers and young people. We provide ourselves on creating our future leaders.
    Karen commenced at PCYC NSW in March 2007. Karen’s has comprehensive experience in the Corporate, Local Government and Not for Profit Sectors. She also has a qualification in Training and Assessment and will be CEO to our PCYC NSW first Registered Training Organisation.
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  • Scott Murray

    General Manager Club Operations

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    Scott Murray

    General Manager Club Operations

    Through our amazing and talented team in conjunction with Police, our clubs deliver fun, safe and affordable activities for our members and the community.
    Scott commended at PCYC NSW in February 2017. Scott is an authentic leader with 10+ years as a Senior Executive in the FMCG and retail sectors. He continually looks for unconventional ways to improve the business and is a leader who builds trust by delivering on his commitments and directions of the companies.
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  • Tara Cheesman

    General Manager – Strategic Partnerships

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    Tara Cheesman

    General Manager – Strategic Partnerships

    Collaboration is the key to innovation and a happier workplace. Our donors remain inspired by our united team spirit to fulfil our mission - which is why I’m convinced that we're better together!
    Tara Cheesman has joined the team in March 2019 as the new General Manager of Strategic Partnerships and Fundraising. Tara's executive career spans over two decades, having raised millions of dollars for leading non-profits and industry associations such as UNICEF, Habitat for Humanity, National Trust of Australia, ANRA and PRIA. Tara is happiest when she is playing beach cricket, cheering for the mighty Carlton football club and dining out with friends.
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  • Karen Maissin

    Executive Assistant to CEO

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    Karen Maissin

    Executive Assistant to CEO

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