School Council


The Role of School Council

School Council is a legally formed body that is given powers to set the key directions of the School. It is the major governing body of the school and decides future directions for the school and oversees the school’s operation. The role of School Council is:-

  • To establish broad direction and vision of the school within the learning community.
  • To develop and monitor the School Strategic Plan.
  • To develop, review or update school policies that fall within a School Council’s responsibilities.
  • To raise funds for school related purposes.
  • To approve the annual budget and monitor expenditure.
  • To have general oversight over the school grounds and buildings.
  • To report annually to the school community and to the Department.

School Council Members 2019
Executive Officer Ms Helen Freeman (School Principal)
Parent Representative Dr Aaron Sudholz (President)
Parent Representative Ms Sandy Delaney (Vice President)
Parent Representative Mr Maulik Shah CA (Treasurer)
Parent Representative Mr Raja Ravi
Parent Representative Mr Eric Zhang
Parent Representative Ms Michelle Shen
Parent Representative Ms Lisa Macdermott
Parent Representative Ms Nicki Harwood
DET (Staff) Representative Ms Tahni Ross
DET (Staff) Representative Ms Irene Antzoulatos
DET (Staff) Representative Ms Rebecca Stonehouse-Melke
DET (Staff) Representative Ms Kate Simpson
Community Vacancy
Community Vacancy

How To Join

You don’t need specific experience or prerequisites – any parent or carer is eligible to nominate for School Council.  All you need to be is curious about the school, be available to attend monthly meetings, and work on a sub-committee.

A new School Council is formed every March via nomination, and voting is held if there are more candidates than vacancies.

For more information about joining the School Council, contact:-

Dr Aaron Sudholz, President on 9802 5277 or sudholz.aaron.a@edumail.vic.gov.au

Helen Freeman, Principal on 9802 5277 or freeman.helen.d@edumail.vic.gov.au