Governing Body of St Hilda’s School
As St Hilda’s School is a Diocesan-owned school, the governing body of the school is Diocesan Council. The members of the Diocesan Council are:
The Most Reverend Dr Phillip John Aspinall (Archbishop of Brisbane)
The Right Reverend Jeremy Greaves (Bishop for the Northern Region)
The Right Reverend Cameron Venables (Bishop for the Western Region)
The Right Reverend John Roundhill (Bishop for the Southern Region)
The Reverend Canon Gary Frederick Harch
The Venerable Geoffrey Hoyte
The Reverend Adam Michael Lowe
The Reverend Gillian Moses
The Reverend Canon Linda McWilliam
Dr Ruth Kerr OAM
The Honourable Justice Debra Mullins (Chancellor)
Mr David Sneesby
Dr Gemma Dashwood
Mr Dan O’Connor OAM
Mr John Kotzur
Diocesan Council delegates certain governance functions to St Hilda’s School Council via the School’s Constitution.
In circumstances where the Directors of the Governing Body must be provided with a report about sexual abuse or likely sexual abuse the Diocesan Council has, pursuant to Section 366B of the Education (General Provisions) Act 2017 delegated that role to Mr Greg Milles, the Director of Professional Standards within the diocese.
Message from School Chairman
The School Council is dedicated to supporting a strategic direction which not only builds a vibrant, world-class educational facility but that promotes personal achievement, self-confidence and strong Christian values within a supportive learning environment.
St Hilda’s School is the custodian of tomorrow’s leaders; we are responsible for ensuring that each student understands her self-worth and is given the opportunity to reach her fullest potential. The School Council takes this responsibility seriously. Through responsible financial management and innovative education policy, the Council is working to ensure that the spiritual, emotional, psychological, academic and physical growth of each student is the hallmark of St Hilda’s School.
I hope that you will take the time to explore our website where you will see students and staff engaged in many wonderful and inspiring learning experiences.
Meet members of School Council
St Hilda’s School is owned by the Diocese of Brisbane and the School Council is appointed by the Archbishop in Council. The major functions of the School Council are the appointment of the School Principal, the annual budget and school policy. The day-to-day running of the school is the responsibility of the Principal, acting in the role of Chief Executive Officer.
Chairman: Professor Susan Brandis, BOccThy, BBus(Health Admin), FCHSE, CHE
Deputy Chairman: The Reverend Dan Talbot BBus(M’Ment&Mkt), GradDipTh, MArts(Theology)
School Council Members 2020
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Mrs Debbie Buckley
Mr Dean Evans
The Reverend Don Parker
Dr Michelle Peterson
The Reverend Michael Uptin MEcon, BFinAdmin, BTh, DipMinistry
Associate Professor Stephanie Schleimer
Ms Wendy Lauman, Principal AACM(Td), BEd, CertTh, MEd, AIMM, MACEL
Mr Paul Salter, Secretary/Head of Business GradDipMgmtTech, GradCertMgmtTech, A/DipBusAcc, MPM, GCertTh, GAICD, GMC(Bond)