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 AND 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

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 Chair

Mother of a MLC Collegian.

Jennifer Matthews Resized

MEMBER

Jennifer Mathews BA LLB

A/Investment and Trade Commissioner India-Gulf 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.

Dan  Minchin

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

Valerie Gould

Executive Director of the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA).

Previously:

  • Appointed to the 2017 Review of Educational Excellence for Australian Schools
  • Member of School Curriculum and Standards Authority
  • Manager of AISWA Curriculum and Australian Government Targeted Programs
  • 2018 Australian College of Educators WA Branch College Medal recipient

Member of:

  • Australian College of Educators
  • Australian Council for Educational Leadership
  • Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)

Visitor

Suzy Thomas

Visitor

Moderator Susy Thomas

Moderator of the Uniting Church in Western Australia.

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MEMBER

John Klepec

John has over thirty years commercial management experience across a range of industry groups including construction, resources, media, health care, logistics, transport, shipping, livestock trading, construction materials, building products and agriculture.

John is currently the Executive Chairman of Wellard Limited a position he has held for over two years. Prior directorship experience includes as a Non-Executive Director of Ten Network Holdings and for multiple private companies.

From his prior successful executive roles with Hancock Prospecting, BHP Billiton, Mayne Group and the BGC Group. John brings extensive financial expertise, corporate development, operational leadership and strategic thinking to any Board role.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia and resides in Perth.