St. Patrick's Community Support Centre

Executive Team

St Patrick’s is led by a dedicated team of business professionals committed to delivering the vision and mission of the organisation. The Executive Team includes:

Michael Piu – Chief Executive Officer

Lawyer, NGO Executive and Community Advocate for change, Michael works to break down the stereotypes surrounding homelessness in Western Australia; engaging all sectors of our community including business and government, and advocating the importance of collaboration and engagement in working towards the goal of ending homelessness.

As Chief Executive Officer at St Patrick’s, Michael leads the organisation, under the governance of the Board, working to support the amazing team of staff and volunteers in delivering our mission, to support the most vulnerable in our community to live independent lives and reach their potential.

Voluntary service has very much been a part of Michael’s history; serving on a myriad of Boards and Committees throughout his professional career, currently including:

  • Chair, Imagined Futures 
  • Board Member, WA Council of Social Service (including WACOSS Governance Committee and CEO’s strategic advisory committee)
  • Board Member & Treasurer, Shelter WA (including Chair of the Governance & Finance Committee)
  • Member, and Chair, of various Statutory and related Boards and Committees in the health sector at both the State and National level including the fields of regulation and accreditation.

Traci Cascioli – Chief Operations Officer 

Since commencing with St Patrick’s in 2009, Traci has forged partnerships with over 30 agencies and hundreds of health professionals resulting in the largest community place-based service for people experiencing homelessness in the South West Metropolitan region. Traci has recently moved from her role as Day Centre Manager to this new strategic position overseeing housing and support services.

Traci brings a wealth of knowledge of the housing and community service sector to this role as well as demonstrated leadership, planning and financial management. 

Lyn Levy – Head of Corporate Services

With more than 25 years’ experience in the community services sector working in areas of sector development, governance support, operational and strategic planning and communication, Lyn joined St Patrick’s Community Support Centre in 2016 as Head of Corporate Services.

Previously, she held executive management roles at the WA Council of Social Services, and worked as an advocate for Sussex Street Community Law Service. She has a strong interest in designing service models to achieve more sustainable community outcomes, including shared services models and social enterprises.

Kathleen Gregory – Organisation Development Manager

Kathleen joined St Pat’s in 2020 to assist with business development as part of the organisation’s growth strategy to be a leading service provider in the South West of WA. She brings 30 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector, with a focus on housing and homelessness, most notably as the CEO of Foundation of Housing, a role she held for 14 years.

Kathleen was presented the Australasian Outstanding Achievement Award for professional excellence in housing by the Australian Housing Institute in 2011, and in 2016, Kathleen was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours, with an Order of Australia for “significant service to the not-for-profit sector, particularly in the area of community housing, to social welfare organisations and to young people.”

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