College Council

The MLC Council is the governing body of the College, vested by the Uniting Church Synod.

The Council is responsible for providing a broad and balanced high quality education in an environment consistent with the values and ethos of the Church.

Council Members are appointed based on their expertise, qualifications and experience to enhance business and affairs, as well as ensure compliance.

Our Principal, Dr Marie Perry, is delegated responsibility to lead MLC. She works closely with Council to deliver the intent of school's Vision, Mission, Values and Strategic Plan.

COLLEGE COUNCIL

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CHAIR OF COLLEGE COUNCIL

Nick Henry B.COM, FCA, MAICD

Lead Partner of the Assurance practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Western Australia.

Also:

  • Deputy Chairman of Youth Focus Inc
  • Governor of American Chamber of Commerce in Australia
  • Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand Benevolent Foundation Grant Advisory Committee

Member of:

  • Audit Risk and Compliance Committee
  • MLC Foundation Audit and Risk Compliance Committee
  • Strategic Asset Management and Planning Committee
  • Governance Committee
  • Bursary Committee

Father of a current MLC student and two Christ Church Grammar School students.

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Deputy Chair

Diane Smith-Gander AO B.Ec (UWA), MBA (Sydney) Honourary Doctorate of Economics (UWA)

National Chairman of CEDA, a director of AGL Energy, Wesfarmers Limited, NQA group of companies, Keystart Loans, HBF Health Limited and Chair of Safe Work Australia.

Also:

  • Fellow of the AICD and Governance Institute of Australia and an adjunct professor of corporate governance at UWA, where she chairs the advisory board of the Business School

Member of:

  • Chair Strategic Planning Committee
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TREASURER

MARIE-LOUISE MARTIN FCA BCOM GDIP (BUS)

CFO and Company Secretary of Australian Capital Equity Pty Limited.

Also:

  • Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Member of:

  • Audit Risk and Compliance Committee (Chair)
  • Bursary Committee
  • MLC Foundation Council-appointed Trustee Member

MLC Collegian, mother of a MLC Collegian and mother of a Christ Church Grammar School student.

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Secretary

VICKI ROBINSON LLB (Hons), BCOM

Executive General Manager, Company Secretariat for Wesfarmers Limited.

Also:

  • Member of the Advisory Council of the Curtin Faculty of Business and Law
  • Chair of the Advisory Board of the Curtin Law School

Member of:

  • Governance Committee (Chair)
  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Mother of two current MLC students and a Christ Church Grammar School student.

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Member

PROFESSOR JONATHAN CARAPETIS AM MBBS FRACP FAFPHM FAHMS

Director of the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, Western Australia.

Also:

  • medical practitioner (MBBS)
  • specialist paediatrician (FRACP Paediatrics)
  • specialist infectious diseases physician (FRACP Infect Dis)
  • specialist public health physician (FAFPHM)
  • an infectious diseases consultant physician at the Perth Children’s Hospital
  • Professor at the University of Western Australia

Member of:

  • Strategic Planning Committee

Father of two MLC students.

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MEMBER

Al Donald

Chief Legal Officer of Curtin University and member of the University’s Executive.

Previously:

  • Partner of Herbert Smith Freehills and member of the Firm’s Global Council
  • Director of Tourism Western Australia.

Member of:

  • Strategic Asset Management and Planning Committee
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Member

Livia Hool BSc PhD FAHA FCSANZ FISHR

Research Professor and National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Senior Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia.

Also:

  • Immediate Past President International Society for Heart Research (ISHR; Australasian Section)
  • Executive Member ISHR World Council
  • Founding Director and Chair of the Western Australian Cardiovascular Research Alliance
  • Executive Member of The Heart Foundation of Australia Research Committee
  • Member of Nedlands Uniting Church
  • College Council Uniting Church representative

Member of:

  • Strategic Planning Committee

Mother of a MLC Collegian.

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MEMBER

John Klepec B.COM (UWA), CPA, FFin, MAICD

Director of public and private companies.

Member of:

  • Strategic Asset Management and Planning Committee (Chair)
  • MLC Foundation Board Inc.

Father of a current MLC student and a Christ Church Grammar School student.

Jennifer Mathews

MEMBER

Jennifer Mathews BA LLB

Commissioner for Western Australia – Jakarta, Indonesia at the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation.

Member of:

  • Chief Executive Women and current member of International Education Advisory Group

Mother of a MLC Collegian.

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Member

Dan Minchin BA (Hons), MBA (Melbourne)

CEO, Chorus Australia.

Member of:

  • Governance Committee

Father of a current MLC student and two Christ Church Grammar School students.

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MEMBER

Sinead Taylor

Executive General Manager, Bankwest.

Member of:

  • Audit Risk and Compliance Committee

Mother of a MLC student and three sons.

Jay Weatheril

MEMBER

The Hon Jay Weatherill AO

Chief Executive of Minderoo Foundation’s Thrive by Five initiative.

Industry Professor at the University of South Australia.

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Visitor

Reverend Steve Francis BA, GDip Theology

Moderator of the Uniting Church in Western Australia.

Also:

  • Member of the World Methodist Council

Husband of a MLC Collegian and father of a MLC Collegian.