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Our Board

The Board is responsible for compliance and legal obligations, financial planning and performance, risk compliance, agency policy review and endorsement, promotion and fundraising. The Board also provide an accountability function to the members (the company owners), funding bodies and the community.

Chairperson

Mr Brian Keane
BEc, FCPA
Appointed Director August 2015
Convenor of the Audit and Risk Committee
Director, Brian Keane Consulting


Congregational Representatives

Sisters of Mercy:
Sr Patrice Orchard rsm
Mothercraft Nurse, Child Care Certificate, BA (Psychology, Sociology)
Appointed Director 30 November 2010
Convenor of Ethos and Culture Committee

Christian Brothers:
Mr David Beaver
MBA, BSW, BA, Grad Dip of Counselling, Dip Teaching, GAICD
Appointed Director 8 November 2017
Member of Quality and Research Committee
Retired

Sisters of St Joseph:
Ms Anita Mueller
BA, Dip ED, Grad Dip Bus Mgt, GAICD
Appointed Director 8 November 2017
Members of Ethos and Culture Committee
Young Families & Professional Standards Coordinator


Ordinary Directors

Ms Kerry Brettell
BSW (Hons), MSocSci
Appointed Director 20 November 2012
Convenor of Quality and Research Committee
Director, Integroe Partners

Mr Matthew Paul den Elzen
BBus(Mgt)
Appointed Director 29 November 2016
Convenor of the Finance and Investment Committee
Member of the Governance Committee
Investment Director for Hume Partners

Ms Robyn Fry
LLB., GIA(Cert)
Appointed Director November 2015
Member of the Ethics Committee
Lawyer

Adjunct Professor Linda Mellors
BA, BSc (Hons), PhD (Med), Grad Cert HSM, GAICD
Appointed Director 14 November 2018
Chief Operating Officer/Chief Executive Health Services, Mercy Health

Dr Garry Nolan
(Deputy Chair)
DBA, FAICD
Appointed Director 30 November 2010
Member of the Governance Committee
Business Mentor (Retired Corporate Executive)

Professor Peter Steane msc
BTheol (MCD), GradDipEd (ACU), MEd (UNE), PhD (Griffith)FAICD
Appointed Director 26 November 2015
Convenor of Ethics Committee
Chair of Strategy, Peter Faber Business School,
Faculty of Law and Business, Australian Catholic University

Mr John Sutherland
Diploma in Business Studies, Chartered Accountant
Appointed Director 14 November 2018
Retired

Mr Greg Thompson
BComm, BA, DFP, GAICD
Appointed Director 8 November 2017
Member of the Finance and Investment Committee
Director, T-Group Services


Our Members

Br John Webb cfc, Christian Brothers
Br Peter Clinch cfc, Christian Brothers
Sr Kerrie Cusack rsj, Sisters of St Joseph
Sr Mary Davis rsj, Sisters of St Joseph
Sr Annette Schneider rsm, Sisters of Mercy
Sr Kath Tierney rsm, Sisters of Mercy