DCM Institute has been established to support leadership and professional development in the retirement living sector following extensive research, including retirement village residents, managers and village operators.

Our leadership

Jodie Prosser: Director - Leadership and Learning

Jodie’s credentials include being a second generation operator with 20 years ‘hands on’ management of retirement villages, Business Manager of Australia’s largest village management company (up to its sale), Village Care, membership of multiple industry committees and boards, adviser to state regulators and consultant to Australian and Asian village operators.

Judy Martin: Director - Industry Engagement 

Judy’s credentials include leadership of the development of the first residential aged care AIN training programs, Australian and international retirement village and aged care education programs, and best practice in village and aged care built form and service model design. Judy is the first non-operator to be appointed to the board of the Washington based Global Ageing Network (GAN).

Tania Kelly: Associate Director - Leadership and Learning

Tania has over 20 years’ experience working in leadership and operational management across a diverse range of industries. Her earlier career was in training and development with the last 12 years in the aged care sector. Her roles have included operational management of a 100 village portfolio, along with leadership accountabilities in Home Care, Social Programs and Wellness Services.