Meet our Committee for 2021


Our Committee was elected at the Annual General Meeting in November 2020 and is made up of experienced Approved Providers and their delegates.


The Committee informs the strategic direction for our organisation, oversees our operations and supports our office team who provide day to day support for our members. 

Paul Mondo, President
Sarah Tullberg

Approved Provider: Knox Childcare & Kindergarten


Sarah brings to the Committee 20 years of experience in all levels of ECEC service operations.


Sarah has been Approved Provider of Knox Childcare and Kindergarten in Wantirna South for over 6 years and currently also works full time as Operations Manager for another group of large, privately owned services (up to 159 places each). 

Paul Mondo, President
Paul Mondo

Approved Provider:
Bimbi Day Care

Paul has a long history in early childhood education and care which started with working in the family business.

Over the years, he has built, bought and sold various services and is currently the Approved Provider of Bimbi Day Care in Airport West.

Reflecting his passion for the sector and ensuring the viability of early education and care in Australia, Paul is also President of the Australian Childcare Alliance. He plays a key role in advocating for the interests of members at a federal level

Paul Mondo, President
Nick Moutzouris

Director: Monash Vale Early Learning Centre


Nick and his family own and operate two services in Melbourne and Nick is Director of Monash Vale ELC in Clayton. Being part of a family run business, Nick understands the challenges the sector is facing and is enthusiastic about using this opportunity to address some of those challenges and build on the opportunities brought by new growth and a strengthened focus on quality in the sector.

Nick brings to the role robust financial skills, strong negotiating skills, a thorough knowledge of the sector and an innovative approach derived in part from previous roles in the real estate industry.

Paul Mondo, President
Sam Rosenberg

Approved Provider: Buddies Early Learning Centre


Sam is Approved Provider of Buddies Early Learning Centre, with two locations in Bentleigh and Glenhuntly. Over many years he has developed and run multiple services, priding himself on providing top quality service with a difference for the children in his care.

A Chartered Accountant, Sam is also the Director of Childcare Management Systems, a childcare consultancy and Early Childhood Training - an RTO specialising in early childhood qualifications. With his in-depth knowledge of the industry, combined with an acute understanding of the needs of individual centres, and groups of centres, Sam is a very valuable resource willing to add his expertise to the Committee.

Paul Mondo, President
Tonii Tran


Approved Provider:
Starfish Early Learning



Tonii is the founder and Managing Director of Starfish Early Learning, a group of  5 centres, all located in the Eastern, South Eastern and Northern districts of Melbourne.


Tonii has a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) 1996 and Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood) 2011.

Paul Mondo, President
Jennifer Kearney

Approved Provider:
Kekeco Childcare


Jennifer is part owner of four Early Learning services including two O.S.H.C services located at local Primary Schools. She and her husband have been members of ACA Victoria since 2007.

Jenny's background in finance and marketing has been an invaluable asset to the association since she first joined the committee in 2011.

Paul Mondo, President
Nicole Llewellyn

Approved Provider:
Kool Kidz Child Care Early Learning and Kindergarten


Nicole is the Owner and Approved Provider of Kool Kidz Mill Park; a purpose built 130 place centre which opened in 2016.


Nicole has a significant background in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations which has been invaluable in her role in running this large service which employs 40+ permanent staff. Nicole has been a member of ACA Victoria since 2018.

Paul Mondo, President
Amanda Mawer


New Service Director,
Think Childcare Ltd 

Amanda has over 22 years’ experience in the early learning sector and before this role was Director of 8 different services over a 14 year period.


Amanda's particular interest is in helping to keep ACAV and its members up to date and innovative with regards to changes afoot in the sector.

Paul Mondo, President
Chris Sacre

Approved Provider:
Jane’s Place Early Learning


Prior to becoming an Approved Provider Chris was CFO of G8 Education for 8 years. More recently, he has established CCLP Pty Ltd Consulting, specialising in acquisitions, divestments, developments and leasing. 


The depth and breadth of his sector knowledge and connections will be invaluable in his role as ACAV Committee member.