The activities of the  ACCT Govenors' Council, the Board and Principal are governed by the College Constitution.

Good governance requires working toward common ground.

— Pete Hoeskstra

Governing Council

The Governors' Council of St Patrick’s College is chaired by Archbishop Julian Porteous and comprises representatives of our founding orders; the Christian Brothers, the Sisters of St Joseph, the Presentation Sisters, the Director of Catholic Education and former parents.

The Governors' Council appoints the Principal and meets at the College on at least two occasions throughout the year.  It is responsible for the supervision of significant policy direction and over viewing the maintenance of the Catholic ethos and traditions of the College.

Board of Management

The Board of Management is appointed by Governors' Council and meets on a regular basis. The Board has responsibility for managing the strategic direction of the College, policy development, finance, facilities and managing associated risks and opportunities.

The College Board Members for 2018:

Ex-Officio Members:

  • Mr Tony Daley (College Principal)
  • Fr Mark Freeman (Priest)
  • Sr Elizabeth Vagg (Presentation Sister)
  • Mr Michael Johnston (Christian Brother)


  • Mr Nigel Chong 
  • Mrs Patricia Chilvers 
  • Mr Philip Illingworth 
  • Ms Melissa White
  • Mr Peter Barns
  • Mrs Denise Bott 
  • Mr Daniel Aras 
  • Mr Simon McInerney 

  By Invitation 

  • Ms Mandy Tennant 
  • Ms Karen Cole