Educate Plus Board & Staff

Board Members are all experienced advancement practitioners who give their time and energy to further the development of advancement in education.

Our Board Members are passionate about ensuring that our organisation is well governed and delivers the best possible opportunities for its members to grow professionally.

Mandy McFarland F.Edplus
St Catherine’s College UWA
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John Collins

Immediate Past Chair 
John Collins F.Edplus

Business Revelations
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Di Lawrence

Past Educate Plus Chair & Minutes Secretary 
Diane (Di) Lawrence F.Edplus

Brigidine College St Ives
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VIC/TAS Chapter President
Russell Davidson F.Edplus
Director of Development & Alumni Relations
Haileybury College
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QLD Chapter President
Lea Walker-Franks F.Edplus
Director of Development
St Joseph’s College
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NSW/ACT Chapter President
David Osborne F.Edplus

Community Relations Manager
The King’s School
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SA/NT Chapter President
Abhra Bhattacharjee
Director of Philanthropy and External Relations
Scotch College, Adelaide
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David Williams

WA Chapter President
David Williams F.Edplus
Guildford Grammar School
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John Godfrey

NZ Chapter President
John Godfrey
Development Consultant

College House
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Educate Plus CEO & Company Secretary
Neil McWhannell JP GAICD

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: 0061 2 9489 0085

Tina Photo

Operations Manager
Tina Fleming
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1300 337 587

Michelle 2 (2)

Finance Manager
Michelle Strawbridge
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P: 0424181923

Naomi 1

Marketing & Communications Manager
Naomi De Rosa
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P: 0404 917 786

Education & Training Manager
Mariya Mustan
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P: 0468 572 786




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