Our Staff and Board

The College is governed by a Board that is responsible for the strategic direction and policies of the College and maintaining its sound financial and operational base.
 

Our Board

Hon Dr Elizabeth Constable MLA

Chair of the College Board

  • Vice Chancellor’s Fellow, UWA
  • Former Minister for Tourism, Women’s Interests and Education
  • First woman ever to be elected as an Independent in WA
  • First independent to be appointed as a Minister of the Crown in WA
Russell Barnett

Deputy Chair of the College Board

  • Partner, Australian Venture Consultants
  • Member of the Murdoch University Senate
  • Adjunct Associate Professor at the UWA Business School
 
Marissa Bechta

Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee

  • Co-Founder and Director of Cooper Partners
  • "40 Under 40" award Winner, 2014
  • Board Member of Athletics WA
  • Board Member of Women’s Health and Family Services
  • Alumna of St Catherine’s College
Dr Sue Boyd
  • First Female President of the UWA Student Guild
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Former Australian Ambassador/High Commissioner in Fiji, Vietnam and Bangladesh
  • Former Consul General in Hong Kong
  • Former UN postings in New York and in the former East Germany
  • Committee Member of the Australian Institute of International Affairs (WA)
  • Member of UWA Senate
  • Alumna of St Catherine’s College
 
Stephen Edwards

Chair of the Building Committee

  • Managing Partner, Black Point Consulting
  • Lean Business Improvement Methodology specialist
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Suzanne Frame

Chair of the Governance Committee

  • Strategic advisory consultant
  • Specialist in organisational growth, economic rationalisation, commercialisation strategy and bringing products to market
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Former Board member of the Motor Vehicles Industry Board, former executive member of the Gas Advisory Board and the Wholesale Energy Market Advisory Committee (amongst others)
 
Ruth Taylor
  • Lecturer, School of Management, Curtin Business School
  • Former President, Graduate Women (WA)
  • Specialises in Service Operations Management, Events Management and Education Management
  • Alumna of St Catherine’s College
Helen Wildy
  • Winthrop Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Education at UWA
  • Director of Performance Indicators for Primary Schools (PIPS) Australia
  • Founding member of the International Study of Principal Preparation (ISPP) project
  • Alumna of St Catherine’s College
 

Our Staff

Fiona Crowe

Head of College
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Ashleigh Benadretti

Deputy Head of College
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Dean of Residents
 

Mandy McFarland

Director of Advancement
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Bob Laurenson

Business Manager
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Andrew Boyd

Resident Admissions and Services Manager
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Sam Conroy

Accountant
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Pam Wolski

Assistant Accountant
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Darren Lomman

CEO of Bloom
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Lynn Webber

Director of Dandjoo Darbalung
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Belinda Gibson

Dandjoo Darbalung Support
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Lu Cartwright

Projects Officer
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Vyonne Walker

Receptionist
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Vikram Biala

Business Development Manager
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Jodi Swan

Conferences and Guest Relations Coordinator
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Nancy Castillo

Housekeeper
   

 
Manny Paraskevas

Groundskeeper
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John Barley

Head Chef and Catering Manager
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Ray Magor

Maintenance Manager
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Matt Gordon

Maintenance Technician
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Paul Eden

Maintenance Technician
   

Brooke Peden

Alumni Data Coordinator
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Jiaranai Keatnuxsuo

Marketing Officer (Intern)
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