NOSSA EQUIPE | OUR TEAM

Nosso Comitê Executivo | Our Executive Committee

Alba V. Chliakhtine
Diretora Executiva | Executive Officer

Alba’s Chliakhtine was born in Brazil and has been calling Australia home since 1988. in 2002 she commenced her voluntary work in the culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) sector by supporting the establishment of the ABRISA- Brazilian Association in Melbourne.

Carlos Scudeller
Tesoureiro | Treasurer

Carlos, CPA, é consultor de empresas especializado em Finanças, Transformação e Turnaround. Nascido em Campo Grande, MS, morou e estudou em várias cidades no Brasil e Europa, mudando-se para Melbourne em 2013. Casado, seu hobby no momento é correr de moto. 

Robert Chliakhtine
Secretário | Public Officer

Robert is an experienced IT Manager and has been ABRISA’s Public Officer since May 2014.  Additionally, Robert has assisted with Website Design and Event Management from the early days of ABRISA.

Eliane Smallbone (Lily)
Coordenadora de Eventos | Events Coordinator

Lily was born in Rio de Janeiro and grew up in Brasilia.  For 12 years, she was a tourist guide in Bahia and has been calling Australia home since 2007. Lily has been our principal Events Coordinator and is currently undertaking a Diploma in Community Services.  

David Vieira Junior
Conselho Administrativo | Board Member

Entrepreneur focado no investimento de business e cultura & consultor na área de hospitalidade. Carioca, criado em São Paulo, fez carreira na Nova Zelândia e se mudou para a Austrália.  Comprometido em divulgar cultura brasileira se envolvendo em projetos que represente o Brasil na sociedade partições com o a TV, radio, cinema & música sempre no foco do Brasil.

Ana Lucia Alves Melo
Gerente de Projeto - Projeto Tercera Idade & Board Member

Ana Mello was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she lived until 2008, when she moved to Melbourne, Australia.
She has an extensive global experience on managing projects acquired over twenty five years working for multinational and not-for-profit organizations in the industries of health care & social assistance. Ageing and disability are the fields of practice of her greatest passion.
Ana is currently managing projects for seniors for the Brazilian Association in Victoria (Abrisa) and for the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Women Coalition (VIRWC). She is also a member of the board of directors of Abrisa and of United-Spanish Latin-American Welfare Centre.

Paula Amaral
Child Safety Officer & Board Member

Paula is originally from São Paulo and since arriving in 2016, has been actively involved with ABRISA. As a qualified bilingual teacher back in Brazil, Paula started off volunteering within ABRISA Cultura Brasileira before taking up a position as a Portuguese teacher within the school, as well as assisting with pedagogical co-ordination. Paula is currently the Child Safety Officer for the children’s school.

Marcos Matsubara
Representate - Comunidade de Geelong | Geelong Representative

Marcos Matsubara, a Brazilian from São Paulo who arrived in Geelong 1996 from the UK.  He took the leadership to develop the Geelong chapter of the ABRISA association to support all the new brazilians in the area and provide social events and opportunities.

Posição Aberta | Open Position
Chair

 

Comitê Administrativo - Cultura Brasileira | Administrative Committee - Cultura Brasileira

Paula Amaral
Child Safety Officer

Paula is originally from São Paulo and since arriving in 2016, has been actively involved with ABRISA. As a qualified bilingual teacher back in Brazil, Paula started off volunteering within ABRISA Cultura Brasileira before taking up a position as a Portuguese teacher within the school, as well as assisting with pedagogical co-ordination. Paula is currently the Child Safety Officer for the children’s school.

Nossos Coordenadores e Gerentes de Projeto | Our Coordinators and Project Managers

Ana Lucia Alves Melo
Gerente de Projeto - Projeto Tercera Idade

Ana Mello was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she lived until 2008, when she moved to Melbourne, Australia.
She has an extensive global experience on managing projects acquired over twenty five years working for multinational and not-for-profit organizations in the industries of health care & social assistance. Ageing and disability are the fields of practice of her greatest passion.
She holds bachelor degrees in Business Administration and Computer Science, a postgrad degree in Financial Market and is currently doing a Masters on Social Work at Monash University, focusing on ageing and disability.
For many years, Ana has been dedicating her expertise to making a positive lasting impact on the wellbeing of disadvantaged communities, aiming on promoting a more inclusive society. She appreciates different cultures, languages, values and ways of interpreting the world and believes that communities can greatly benefit from these differences when integration of their people is fostered.
Ana is currently managing projects for seniors for the Brazilian Association in Victoria (Abrisa) and for the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Women Coalition (VIRWC). She is also a member of the board of directors of Abrisa and of United-Spanish Latin-American Welfare Centre.

Roseli Diniz
Monitoramento - Midia Social | Social Media Monitor
Cargo Aberto | Open Position
Communications/Coordenadora eNews | eNews Coordinator

  

Voluntários | Volunteers

A ABRISA tambem agradece todos os voluntários que sempre contribuem na operação da ABRISA e todos seus eventos.

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ABRISA also thanks all volunteers que contribute in ABRISA’s day to day operation and during all its events.

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