Paul Ruberry

While serving on the P&C I have taken a strong interest in governance, automation, and knowledge management. I have integrated the uniform shop’s point-of-sale software with our accounting software; I have established a domain and Office 365 environment for the P&C; and I have set up automated entry of invoices/receipts from photographs or PDFs. All […]

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Donagh Freestun

I have attended four QCPCA conferences and regional events while keeping up to date through the Facebook discussion groups and emails in regards to what is going on throughout the state. Our College is a P–12 school with over 2000 students. The P&C runs the Secondary Canteen, Primary tuckshop, Uniform and Stationery Shop and a […]

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Steve Wakerley

Steve has displayed enormous commitment to fundraising for charity over the years and has voluntarily raised over $850,000 for various causes. On two occasions he has raised over $100,000 for organisations in a single year as a participant in one of their peer-to-peer events. Throughout his career and volunteer service, Steve has proven his commitment […]

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Leanne White

Leanne is a stay-at-home mum with two children in primary and two in high school, so is well versed in understanding of the challenges facing P&Cs at both levels. Leanne has been a past President of the primary school P&C, is a current member of the high school P&C and is currently the Chair of […]

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Shelly Hansen

Shelly is passionate about governance and strategic planning, and has recently implemented her high school’s first ever strategic plan. Shelly was instrumental in encouraging the high school to appoint a parent liaison engagement officer. Shelly has worked hard and has encouraged support from the school council, the P&C and school leaders to increase parent engagement. […]

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Richard John

At Griffith he is the Program Lead of Science on the GO! and the Griffith Science Education Alliance – Griffith’s science outreach programs. He is also the Project Lead for the Queensland STEM Education Network – a consortium of Queensland universities working with local schools to improve science learning outcomes for school students. Richard is a Queensland Science Champion, […]

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Sally Whelan

She first joined Longreach School of Distance Education P&C as a Distance Education Home Tutor in 2006 and has been a member of her own children’s P&Cs since 2012. She is still an active member of her younger children’s P&C (Capella SS). Sally has previously held the positions of President (Capella SHS) and Secretary (Capella […]

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Janette Clonan

Janette is the founder and owner of Write & Win, an international grant and tender writing and training service, and Clonan Connections, a consultancy in the area of International Development. Over the last 20 years, she has facilitated capacity-building programs in South East Asia, North Asia, South America, Middle East, PNG/Pacific and Africa. Janette draws […]

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Matthew Rowan

Matthew wants to ensure volunteers’ time is valued and the government does more to recognise the important role P&Cs and parent engagement play in education in our state schools. Matthew is a software engineer who looked for a software solution to help with processes, governance and compliance in his role as a P&C Executive Member. […]

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