Meet the members of our School Council, who are responsible for the overall governance of our school.


The St Peter’s Woodlands School Council has responsibility for the overall governance of the school.

It acts as the custodian and guardian of the organisation and has control and management of the school and its property. It is also a source of collective leadership within the school in partnership with the Principal.

School Council is governed by the Constitution of St Peter’s Woodlands and members of School Council have legal and ethical responsibilities. Most decisions are made collaboratively without formal motions and candid, independent discussion is encouraged.



Members of the School Council are nominated for three years. This is a voluntary role for which there is no remuneration. Members of the School Council have important legal and ethical duties and obligations which includes a Code of Conduct.

School Council Profiles

Members of the Council come from the St Peter’s Anglican Parish (including the Rector), from the Anglican Diocese, from the St Peter’s Woodlands Old Scholars’ Association and parent body.

In addition, the School Council makes five additional skill based appointments.

  • Michael Lane

    Chair of School Council

  • Andrew Mintern

    Deputy Chair of School Council Governance Committee Chair

  • Matthew White

    Planning Committee Chair

  • Louise Wallace

    Finance CommitteeChair

  • Craig Dand

    Finance Committee Member

  • Andrew Cockington

    Finance Committee Member

  • Amelia Lester

    Finance Committee Member

  • Kimberley Hunt

    Planning Committee Member

  • Jon Gorvett

    Planning Committee Member

  • Sasha Grosset

    Planning Committee Member

  • Craig Hobart

    Governance Committee Member

  • Demetrios Christou

    Governance Committee Member

  • Patty Therrios

    Governance Committee Member

  • Jasmine Tan

    Finance Committee Member

  • Simon Armitage

    Finance Committee Member


If you are interested in more information about the role of School Council, you can download the Process for Appointment of School Council Members or contact the Chair of the SPW School Council.

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