Melissa is an above-knee amputee with a background in national account sales and marketing. She has a Diploma of Community Education/Disability and has completed a course in Acute Trauma Counselling. Melissa has held board and advisory members positions for local and state governments and disability/community non-profit organisations. Since co-founding Limbs 4 Life, Melissa has been credited with a number of awards and been recognised for her work within the community. Melissa is passionate about creating positive outcomes for the amputee community and disability related sector. Melissa is a board member with the Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Association (ARATA).
Kylie was born with a congenital upper limb difference and has a background in the not-for-profit sector. Kylie has also run diversity programs in schools for many years and has been a Peer Support Volunteer with Limbs 4 Life since 2010.
Kylie is passionate about supporting people with a limb difference to achieve positive outcomes and is now working within Limbs 4 Life to expand the organisation’s Peer Support Program nationally.
Leahe has had many years’ experience working in administrative roles in the medical and finance industries and currently holds a number of volunteer positions with local community organisations. Leahe’s first experience with Limbs 4 Life was through a family member who became an amputee, and she has now joined the Limbs 4 Life team providing administrative support.