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.


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Nick Henry B.COM, FCA, MAICD

Lead Partner of the Assurance practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Western Australia, 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 and Risk Compliance Committee for MLC and MLC Foundation, Member of Strategic Asset Management and Planning Committee, Governance Committee and Bursary Committee. Former State Chairman of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Father of a current MLC student.



Prue Honey BBus, GDip CA

Registered tax agent, member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia, member of the MLC Bursary Committee, Chair of the MLC Audit and Compliance Committee, Chair of Uniting Aid Care, member of the Nedlands Uniting Church, former member of the Property Board and Property Trust of the Uniting Church, former member of the Uniting Church Perth Synod, former member of the Deckchair Theatre Company, Trustee Member of the MLC Foundation and mother of a MLC Collegian.



Diane Mony de Kerloy BJuris (Hons), LLB (Hons)

Court Welfare Officer, Management Committee member and Court Liaison officer for the Court Welfare Service (Inc.), former Management Committee member of the SIDS Foundation (Inc), former Associate Lecturer at Murdoch University and Tutor at the University of Western Australia, Chair of the MLC Governance Committee, MLC Collegian, MLC Head Girl in 1977, former MLC parent year coordinator and committee member of the MLC Parents' and Friends' Association, MLC Community Support Association and MLC Netball Club, mother of three MLC Collegians.

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Professor Carapetis is the Director of the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, Western Australia. He holds separate qualifications as a medical practitioner (MBBS), specialist paediatrician (FRACP Paediatrics), specialist infectious diseases physician (FRACP Infect Dis), and specialist public health physician (FAFPHM), as well as a PhD. Previous positions include Director of the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin, Director of the Centre for International Child Health at the University of Melbourne, and Theme Director at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne. He is an infectious diseases consultant physician at the Perth Children’s Hospital and is a Professor at the University of Western Australia. Member of the Strategic Planning Committee. Father of two MLC students.

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Research Professor and National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Senior Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia. President International Society for Heart Research (ISHR; Australasian Section), Executive Member ISHR World Council, Executive Member Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Scientific Committee, Executive Member of The Heart Foundation of Australia Research Committee, Secretary and Founding Director of Australian Cardiovascular Alliance. Member of the Strategic Planning Committee. Educated at Ravenswood School for Girls, Sydney, a Uniting Church school. School Captain of Ravenswood School for Girls in 1981. Member of Nedlands Uniting Church. Mother of a current MLC student.

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

Director of public and private companies with a 25-year career spanning senior executive positions in the mining and resources, construction, building materials, logistics, agriculture and health industries. Formerly Chief Development Officer at Hancock Prospecting and Business Development at BHP Billiton Iron Ore. John is Chair of the Strategic Asset Management and Planning Committee and a member of the MLC Foundation Investment Committee and Board. Father of a current MLC student.



James McClements B.Econ (Hons)

Managing Partner and co-founder of Resource Capital Funds, former natural resources sector banker with N.M. Rothschild (Australia and in the U.S.), former natural resources sector banker with Standard Chartered Bank, Chair of Methodist Ladies' College Foundation (Inc) since 2012, member of the Strategic Planning Committee. Husband to a MLC Collegian and Father of two MLC Collegians.

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Dan Minchin BA (Hons), MBA (Melbourne)

Group CEO of new community organisation which merges Community First, Volunteer Task Force and Care Option. Former member of the Executive Leadership Team at Silver Chain Group (Sydney and Perth). Previously Senior Consultant, Barrington Consulting Group, and Consultant/Analyst at Churchill Consulting. Former President, West Australian Music (WAM) and Chairman, Primary Care WA. Completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme and the Australian Institute of Company Directors Company Directors Course. Chair of the MLC Strategic Planning Committee and member of the Governance Committee. Father of a current MLC student.

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General Manager Legal (Corporate) for Wesfarmers Limited, previously General Manager of Energy Generation Pty Ltd, current Board member of Black Swan State Theatre Company, current member of the Advisory Council of the Curtin Business School, current member of the Advisory Board of the Curtin Law School, member of the Audit Risk and Compliance Committee and mother of two current MLC students.




Reverend Steve Francis BA, GDip Theology

Moderator of the Uniting Church in Western Australia, member of the World Methodist Council, former minister of Scarborough Parish and Nedlands Uniting Church, husband of a MLC Collegian, father of a MLC Collegian, son-in-law of a former member of the MLC Council.