Kalyna Care Board Members


Halja Bryndzia


Appointed 16/11/2014
Associate Diploma of Business (Marketing), Certificate in Governance Practice (CSA) and Sales and Marketing background obtained in Book Publishing, Food Manufacturing and Retail industries.

Dr. Igor Jakubowicz

Deputy Chairperson

Appointed 19/11/2017

Dr Jakubowicz's associations and qualifications include - LMusA.(AMEB), MBBS (Melbourne), MFM (Monash), GDForMed (Monash), GAICD, MRACGP.

Igor is a full-time general practitioner with extensive aged-care experience.

With over 20 years experience as director in various roles of Not-For-Profit Community Health organisations.

Basil Chamula


Appointed 24/04/2013

B.Sc.(Monash), B.Ec.(Latrobe). MHA.(UNSW) is the Executive Director of Sovereign Health, 10 years’ experience as a Clinical Biochemist , 5 years’ experience as a Manager Human Resources at Royal Children's Hospital.

Director, General Services & Special Projects (RCH), 20 years’ experience as an Independent Consultant in management of Diagnostic Services, 5 years’ experience as a Manager and Director of private health and hospital services.

Roman Chamula


Appointed 19/11/2017

Roman has 23 years experience in his own business documenting and training business systems and processes for large corporate clients and government departments.

Primarily has been engaged in projects implementing changes and improvements to management processes. Also, for ten years, specialised in the processes used by the Department of Defence to maintain and operate its bases throughout Australia.

Luba Pryslak


Appointed 10/11/2019

Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing); MBA

Director of Nursing of a large aged care provider, member of Victorian Multicultural Commission Regional Advisory Council, Board member of Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations, President of Association of Ukrainians in Victoria – Geelong Branch.

Principal Activities

The Directors oversee the principal activities of Kalyna Care - being the provision of aged care services to the community using self-generated and federal funds.

These principal activities assist in achieving the short-term and long-term objectives of Kalyna Care, by:

  • enabling Kalyna Care to continue to be the provider of choice for the Ukrainian and broader multicultural community
  • allowing Kalyna to continue to embrace its Ukrainian heritage and remain true to the vision set by our founding members
  • providing non-financial outcomes in response to funding body agreements
  • providing turnover, cash flow and surplus to meet the financial objectives of the company