Our Board

Our selected Board Members represent active members of our local community who are passionate about advocating change.

Melissa Histon

Founder and Managing Director After founding The Sista Code in 2014, Melissa founded the Got Your Back Sista non-profit organisation in January 2016 to see vulnerable women thriving and living…
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Belinda Smith

Belinda is CEO of niche insurer Rapid Solutions and registered training organisation Rapid Training, a role held since 2017. With a career spanning construction and public sector education, Belinda is…
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Alexandra Joy

Creator of the 10 Degree Shift© and Custodian of the Valley of Joy,  Alexandra Joy, AJ, facilitates at conferences and runs development and coaching programs for leaders. AJ is on…
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Chad Watson

Director Chad Watson started a journalism cadetship with the Newcastle Herald in the late 1980s – about the same time the World Wide Web was invented. He spent his formative…
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