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

John Collins

Immediate Past Chair & Governance Portfolio
John Collins F.Edplus

Business Revelations

Past Educate Plus Chair & Education and Training Portfolio
Diane (Di) Lawrence F.Edplus 

Brigidine College St Ives

VIC/TAS Chapter President & Minutes Secretary 
Russell Davidson F.Edplus
Director of Development & Alumni Relations
Haileybury College

QLD Chapter President & Sponsorship Porfolio
Lea Walker-Franks F.Edplus
Director of Development
St Joseph’s College


NSW/ACT Chapter President & Marketing Portfolio
David Osborne F.Edplus

Director of Advancement
St Vincent’s College


SA/NT Chapter President & Membership Portfolio
Abhra Bhattacharjee F.Edplus
Director of Philanthropy and External Relations
Scotch College, Adelaide

NZ Chapter President
Naomi Wilde F.Edplus
Development Consultant – Major Gifts
University of Canterbury

WA Chapter President
Margo Bastow F.Edplus
Santa Maria College

Educate Plus CEO & Company Secretary
Neil McWhannell JP GAICD

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Finance Manager
Michelle Strawbridge
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Education & Training Manager
Sheila Molloy
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Marketing and Communications Manager
Jayne Cree
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