Governing Council

The Governing Council for 2019 comprises of 8 Parent Representatives, the Principal and various Staff Representatives throughout the year.



Narelle Hodgson

Executive Committee
Parents and Friends
Leanne BishopLeanne Bishop Executive Committee
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Andrew MillsAfter Hours Sports

Christine van Gemert

Committee Member
Parents and Friends
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Committee Member
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Elle Millard

Committee Member
Parents and Friends

Linda Van Dijk

Committee Member
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Executive Committee

This committee consists of the Principal, Deputy Principal, Business Manager and Governing Council Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. The role of this Committee is to discuss school and parent issues that arise, review and where necessary take back to Governing Council for discussion and action.

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The school has four sub-committees in total and it is expected that each committee meet in weeks 2 and 6 of each term:

Parents & Friends

Contact Person: Christine van Gemert-

  • Planning, promoting & organising all fundraising events & activities to provide financial assistance to develop school’s facilities & teaching resources
  • Assisting with other school events as required
  • Setting up roster for washing of sick room bedding
  • Lost property
  • Runs Second Hand Uniform Shop


Contact Person: Elle Millard -

  • Monitor Canteen finance
  • Assist the Canteen Manager with coming up with new ideas for Special Day lunches & other ways to promote the Canteen
  • Pass on Governing Council feedback to the Canteen Manager
  • As employer of the Canteen Manager, ensure their contract is up to date

After Hours Sport

Contact Person: Leeanne Hackett -

  • The largest role of the After Hours Sports Committee is to support the Convenors
  • Each sport has a Convenor
  • The Convenor is responsible for organising coaches, umpires and distributing sports forms around the school and then placing children in teams
  • They submit the team through the appropriate association, and support coaches throughout the season
  • They are also responsible for organising Presentation events
  • Fundraising for After Hours School sport. This goes towards purchasing new equipment and uniforms
  • Sports section of the Newsletter
  • The Committee consists of the Sports Convenor who oversees all Sports, individual Convenor and PE teacher

OSHC (Out of School Hours Care)

Contact Person: Cathy Morrallee-

  • Assist Governing Council in meeting relevant Australian & South Australian Government legislation & standards
  • Support & assist the Governing Council, Principal & OSHC Director to ensure that the quality of care being offered is in keeping with the values, principles & policies of the school, council, community & DfE
  • Advocate for, represent & ensure that children, families & staff have a voice in the management of the OSHC service.
  • Support & assist the OSHC Director & staff on a day-to-day basis
  • The Committee consists of Principal, a member of Governing Council, any parent users of service and the OSHC Director

If you would like more information on any of the roles of committee members, please contact Narelle Hodgson, our Governing Council Chairperson via the school on 8270 1744

Page last edited: February 22, 2019