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Christian College Leadership

 

Our College leadership team is committed to providing a transformative education within a Christian environment, while maintaining an achievable fee structure for families.

The College Board oversees the direction and development of our College, ensuring that it operates within its objectives, applies sound governance and maintains effective financial management.

Christian College Board Members

Rev. Paul Stephens

Rev. Paul Stephens

Board Chair

The College is blessed with a very capable Board with membership drawn from the four associated churches (Anglican, Baptist, Salvation Army and Uniting) and members elected by the Company. I feel privileged to be asked to lead this governance team and I give thanks to God for the 10 years of gracious leadership offered by my predecessor, James Shirley.”

Dr. David Fuller

Dr. David Fuller

Deputy Board Chair

Major Karen Castley

Major Karen Castley

Mrs. Lenore Ford

Mrs. Lenore Ford

Mr. Greg Reid

Mr. Greg Reid

Rev. Jonathan Taylor

Rev. Jonathan Taylor

Mrs. Sally Stewart

Mrs. Sally Stewart

Mrs. Susan Strong

Mrs. Susan Strong

Christian College Executive Members

Daryl Riddle OAM

Daryl Riddle OAM

Chief Executive Officer

“All children have different pathways. God has a plan, a journey and a pathway for each of us and it is in the heart of great educators to nurture students, helping them to tease out, explore and discover their pathway. When they do, they will find fulfilment.”

Glen McKeeman

Glen McKeeman

Principal

Scott Elliss

Scott Elliss

Vice Principal

Tim Edwards

Tim Edwards

Dean of Christian Culture

Brenda Lyons

Brenda Lyons

Senior Finance Manager

Jonathan Ryan

Jonathan Ryan

Operations Manager

Christian College Heads of Campus

Glen McKeeman

Principal

“At the end of their journey at Christian College, our students will contribute to making a positive difference to human capital (others) through ‘good work’ that is excellent, ethical, and engaged in local, national and global contexts.”

Scott Elliss

Vice Principal

“Education is about guiding our young people in shaping their identity and formation. This can only truly be found in Christ. A meaningful and impactful education must prime the imagination, orient us to the world, and allow us to explore ways that we can all contribute to human flourishing.”

Bernadette Johnson

Bernadette Johnson

Director of Butterfield House Early Learning and Care

“The rewards of leading, mentoring and in creating environments in ways that honour the inherent educational value of play, are imbedded in the everyday championing of an unhurried childhood.”

Stephanie Butler

Stephanie Butler

Director of Williams House Early Learning and Care

“Cultivating a team culture where we come alongside one another and celebrate our own diverse strengths, skills and experiences is the first step toward building an environment centred around relationships, learning and development.”

Nicholas Watson

Nicholas Watson

Head of Bellarine Campus

“In a learning community where each young person’s intrinsic worth is embraced and celebrated, there is no limit to one’s exploration and expression of their unique Godly abilities.”

Debbie Riddle

Debbie Riddle

Campus Coordinator Surf Coast Campus

“It is a privilege to faithfully serve our community, and collectively lead it on a journey of discovery, in a learning environment that nurtures and encourages educational, personal and spiritual growth.”

Ann-Marree Weigl

Ann-Marree Weigl

Head of Junior School - Belmont

“Leadership is intricately bound up in culture. Therefore my leadership aims to nurture, cultivate and inspire our community to be bold in reimagining innovative and contemporary educational practices in a Christ-centered culture.”  

Tony Costa

Tony Costa

Head of Middle School – Highton

“Young people are at the very heart of education; therefore, I believe educational leadership centres around serving, nurturing and guiding a community that values children, inspires hope and encourages each individual to make a difference in the world around them.” 

Rick Geall

Rick Geall

Head of Senior School – Waurn Ponds

“Being called to lead comes with an awareness that it’s for a cause greater than self. Helping others to flourish is the greatest responsibility and privilege of leadership”.