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Statement regarding Presbyterian Church of Queensland

Statement from the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association (PMSA) regarding the Presbyterian Church of Queensland (PCQ) receivership. You may have seen recent media reports which refer to the Presbyterian Church of Queensland (PCQ) entering into receivership.This development will have no impact on the operation or finances of the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association (PMSA) or its schools.  The PMSA operates separately from the …

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PMSA announces resignation of inaugural CEO

The Presbyterian & Methodist Schools Association (PMSA) Board today announced the resignation of CEO Mrs Sharon Callister. Mrs Callister is the PMSA’s inaugural CEO and has completed a three-year term with the organisation. PMSA Chair Mr Morgan Parker thanked Mrs Callister for her significant contribution. “On behalf of the PMSA Board, staff, and our schools, …

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PMSA welcomes new Chair

The PMSA Board today announced current PMSA Board member Peter Barker as PMSA Chair-elect following the retirement announcement of current Chair Morgan Parker. Mr Barker has more than 30 years’ experience with multinational corporations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the USA and is currently the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of ASX listed Cardno Ltd. Mr …

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Seeking a new Board member

The PMSA is currently seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to the Board. This is a key appointment and an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the future direction of the PMSA.  Board members play a vital role in the future strategic development of the PMSA and fostering an environment in which the …

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Leadership lecture highlights – Noel Pearson inspires thousands to consider our Australian identity

https://youtu.be/x3fMyuJSssI Our future leaders – more than 1000 Year 12 students – were challenged to think about what it means to be Australian and what our future identity could be at last night’s very successful inaugural PMSA Annual Australian Leadership Lecture. With Master of Ceremonies BBC Captain Mason Black opening the lecture, Lockhart River Clayfield …

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Former Australian of the Year appointed to School Council

Recently appointed first female Head of AFL Queensland Trisha Squires has been appointed to the Somerville House School Council.  A passionate advocate for youth, women and education, Trisha is an experienced and inspirational leader who has a modern governance mindset which will continue to lead the PMSA Group and our schools forward. Of the PMSA Board’s …

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Governance Reform Update – School Councils

The PMSA is committed to good governance. And the PMSA Board believes good governance requires ongoing reform.  We are pleased to share some upcoming governance changes regarding our School Councils which will significantly enhance the structure and management of the PMSA Group and our schools. In essence, the changes to the School Councils will give …

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PMSA welcomes back Ness Goodwin

The PMSA is excited to welcome back the 10th Somerville House Principal Dr Ness Goodwin. With an acute understanding of the importance of safeguarding children and staff in a school setting, Dr Ness Goodwin will lead the PMSA’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Committee as Chair. PMSA Chair Morgan Parker said the Board’s appointment of Dr …

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Hamish Turner OAM appointed to BBC Council

The PMSA Board and the Brisbane Boys’ College Council are pleased announce the appointment of Old Collegian Hamish Turner OAM to the College Council. Hamish is an experienced and visionary business professional with more than 30 years in retail, tourism, brand marketing, and agriculture. He is highly skilled in developing entrepreneurial strategy and operational delivery. …

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PMSA leaders #ChooseToChallenge

To celebrate International Women’s Day today, many of our PMSA governance leaders – men and women – are ‘choosing to challenge’ and sharing inspirational messages and advice. Check out their messages below. 

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