Our Board

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

Melissa Histon – Founder/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 independently. She brings a…
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Belinda Smith – Chairperson

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 – Director

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 years…
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