Marist180 is managed by a dedicated Board of Directors, and CEO. Each member offers their own unique insights, experience and skill to empower Marist180 and the individuals we serve.
Marist180 has 340 staff members, and 72 Volunteers helping our community. We are currently on a growth path, expanding by another 250 staff over the next 12 months, and stretching to the Orange, Newcastle, and Wollongong regions. Our Board supports our programme delivery and helps make this possible. The Board establishes Marist180’s vision, and ensures our programmes, services and community reflect this vision every day.
In addition to our ongoing Board meetings, we hold scheduled Audit & Risk Committee Meetings; Finance & Property Committee Meetings; Strategy & Governance Committee Meetings, all of which are chaired by knowledgeable members of our Board.
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John has more than three decades of experience in the higher education sector and retired from the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Australian Catholic University in 2012. He is deeply experienced in coordinating strategy and service delivery across a range of specialist administrative functions. John holds a Master of Commerce (Honours) from the University of New South Wales.
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Claire is a multi award-winning expert in providing legal strategy and advice. She is a non-executive director of numerous companies in the property, legal, educational and philanthropic spaces. Claire is also involved in a range of organisations including the Association of Corporate Counsel, Opportunity International, Soroptimist International, the NSW Law Society Futures Committee, the Resolution Institute and is a Foundation Speaker with The Prominenti Society Speakers Agency. Claire is also a member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council and SmartCompany reader panel, and is a mentor for Layne Beachley’s “Aim for the Stars” Foundation.
Dr Frank Malloy
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Dr Frank Malloy is National Director for Marist Schools Australia, with responsibilities associated with a network of 55 schools. Since 1985, Frank has been a teacher and leader in Catholic Education. Throughout this time he has worked as an English and Religion teacher, Pastoral Care Coordinator, Religious Education Coordinator, Assistant Principal and Principal in five secondary schools. In 2008 Frank was invited to be a Director of schools in the Inner Western region of the Sydney Archdiocese, which consisted of 20,000 students in 38 Primary Schools and 10 Secondary Schools.
In 2012 Frank joined Marist Schools Australia, which has responsibility for governance and fostering Marist life in schools throughout the country. Frank’s work in leadership development and school improvement is widely recognised. In 2016, the quality of his Doctoral research on the use of national testing data to promote learning in Catholic schools was acknowledged with awards from the Australian Catholic University and the Australian College of Educational Leaders. Internationally in Marist education, Frank has worked with Principals from 25 countries throughout Africa on models and processes for school improvement.
Frank has been a member of various Catholic school governing boards, including 7 years with the Sydney Archdiocesan Catholic Schools Board, 10 years on the School Council of Loreto Kirribilli, and is currently a Director on the Board of Loreto Ministries Ltd. He is also a member of the International Committee for Marist Mission.
Frank is a Parishioner at St Michael’s Lane Cove and is a member of the Parish Finance Committee
Dr Liz Newton
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Liz has held various management roles in mental health care, drug and alcohol services, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare support services for more than 30 years. From teaching at universities to conducting research in remote communities of the Northern Territory and reviewing journals, Liz brings a wealth of expertise to Marist180. She has also been Chairperson of the Human Research Ethics Committee for eight years
Dr John Warhurst
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John is a researcher and writer. He was Professor of Political Science at the Australian National University and was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia for services to political science and the community in 2009. He has served on the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council and was Deputy Chair of Catholic Social Services Australia from 2007 to 2012. John is also a member of the National Council of Caritas Australia
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Brian applies his 20 years of experience in accounting, auditing and taxation systems to his role as a Marist180 Board member. He is a Chartered Accountant and partner of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, and is called upon to provide evidence as a specialist forensic accountant in litigation matters. Brian has also acted as a director and adviser for not-for-profit organisations since 2000.
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Evelyn is an experienced leader within the social welfare sector. She is the Director of the Office of Student Success at Australian Catholic University and founded the university’s Office of Planning and Strategic Management, where she led the development of three planning cycles including the ACU Strategic Plan 2015–2020. Evelyn has also held senior leadership positions in ageing, disability, employment, and children and youth services
Br Anthony Robinson
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Brother Anthony was Chairperson of the Board from 2001 to 2007. At this time, he was the Director of Education and Welfare Services for the Sydney Province of the Marist Brothers. He has also acted as the Province Secretary of the Trustees of the Marist Brothers. His sophisticated insights into governance structures significantly benefit Marist180
Br Michael Callinan
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Michael is currently a member of the Provincial Council and has had significant experience of our Marist Mission in Australia and beyond. He has been teacher, Director of Mission, Community Leader and is currently working at the Australian Catholic University overseeing the chaplaincy services on all campuses of the University.
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Jes is an experienced Business Operations Manager working predominantly in the corporate sector. Her prior roles have seen strong delivery in business management & organisational change. She is a passionate driver of change and continuous improvement with a Master of Business Management from Swinburne University of Technology, and Bachelor of Laws from SCU.