The LMPA Management Team

Our People


Loddon Mallee Preschool Association's educational programs are delivered in our 28 licensed services across the Loddon Campaspe Region, including kindergarten and pre kindergarten programs.

Our programs are delivered by a team of over 100 early childhood education professionals. Our staff are made up of qualified educators and their assistants who share a common core purpose, to foster a healthy and active early childhood community working together to provide quality education and care for young children.

To enable our team to deliver on their core purpose LMPA provides support including:

Acting CEO - Suzi Sordan, Masters of Business, Post Graduate of Business Management, Bachelor in Arts (Humanities)

Suzi has been part of the LMPA team since 2016 and became the Acting CEO mid-June 2017. She has a solid career in business management and has held various Human Resource senior positions in non-profit community and multinational organisations.

Suzi oversees all business operations at LMPA, including strategy and policy development. Her responsibilities include building relationships with major stakeholders and advocating on behalf of early childhood. Her passion lies with developing organisations to position themselves as an Employer of Choice and foster a culture of inclusiveness, responsiveness and shared leadership.

Available Monday - Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

Early Years Manager - Belinda Schultz, Diploma of Teaching ECE, Cert 4 in TAA

Belinda leads the early years team in her role as early years manager, she has many years’ experience teaching in the early years across kindergarten and junior primary settings, and has been part of the LMPA office Early Years team since 2008.  

Belinda is primarily responsible for monitoring compliance and operations at LMPA and liaising with and providing support to the Early Childhood Teachers and Educators particularly the Nominated Supervisors and Educational Leaders.

Available Monday - Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

Finance Manager - Jean Giles, Bachelor in Commerce 2008, CPA 2011

Jean has a vast experience within the accounting field in industries such as Aged Care, Welfare, and Disability and since 2009 at LMPA. Working closely with the CEO, Jean is primarily responsible for assisting operational teams (e.g. Preschools) in the monthly operations review, annual budget process, forecasting, and periodic analysis of operations performance and ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements. 

Available Monday - Friday 9:00am-5:00pm