Our Staff

Tina MartinInterim CEO
(Deputy CEO)
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) 1991, Masters of Social Science (Policy & Management) 2003, Australian Institute of Company Directors (Company Directors Course) 2013

Appointed in 2016, Tina’s responsibilities include supporting and assisting the CEO; providing leadership across ELAA; managing the Business Development and Growth team including operational policies, processes and systems and impactful communications and advocacy.

With experience across government and the not-for-profit sectors, Tina has worked in a wide range of early learning services and held policy and strategy roles in a number of Victorian Government Departments. Prior to working at ELAA, Tina was Managing Director of Geelong Kindergarten Association.

Glenda Glover
Manager, Member Services

Diploma Teaching, Early Childhood, Cert IV in Training and Assessment, Australian Institute of Community Practice and Governance Fellow

Glenda leads the Member Services team which provides ELAA members with advice, training and resources on issues relating to governance, financial management, legislation and industrial agreements/awards, staff management, payroll and conflict resolution.

After teaching in a wide variety of kindergarten and other early childhood settings, Glenda started at ELAA (formerly KPV) in January 2005. Glenda has extensive experience on kindergarten committees and a background in nursing and small business.

Tania De Carli
Manager, Administration, Governance and Risk
Bachelor of Business, Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources/Industrial Relations

Tania joined ELAA in April 2015 and leads the Administration team.  She supports ELAA’s Board and Executive. Tania’s areas of responsibility include governance, risk management, recruitment, personnel administration, events and special projects, logistics coordination of the annual Early Childhood Education Conference and Caring for Kids Raffle.

Tania has extensive experience delivering complex projects, undertaking event management and supporting stakeholder management and governance structures in local government and other settings.

Zora Marko
Project Manager, Road Safety Education

Zora leads the ELAA road safety education team which consists of project administration staff, early childhood experts and children’s performers. This team delivers professional development to educators, road safety education performances and training on child restraints across Victoria.
Zora is a representative on a number of national and state road safety education groups. Her previous role was coordinating Worksafe’s Early Childhood OH&S Champions project.