PMSA COMMITTEEs

To assist the PMSA Board provide quality education services to achieve the PMSA vision, mission and values, four PMSA Board committees provide specialist advice. Members of these committees are selected based on their expertise and include both PMSA Board members and other specialist adviser members from the community.

See the members on each of the committees below. Each Committee’s Charter can be found on the Constitution, By-laws and Charters page. 

AUDIT, FINANCE AND RISK COMMITTEE

The Audit, Finance and Risk Committee is responsible for fulfilling the PMSA’s responsibilities relating to the accounting and reporting practices and operating activities as well as financial and non-financial risk. This committee ensures the adequacy of the PMSA accounting, administrative, risk management and operating controls; works with external auditors and the internal auditors, School Councils, and School Business Managers to facilitate reporting and operational efficiency; and serves as an independent party to review the financial information presented by schools to the PMSA.

The Audit, Financial and Risk Committee was renamed in 2018 and the committee’s Charter has also been revised to include financial and non-financial risk governance. The Charter can be found on the Constitution, By-laws and Charters page. 

Jane Madden
CHAIR, BCom, LLM, FICA
Morgan Parker
LL.B, GAICD
Peter Barker
BCom, MBA, FCPA, MAICD
Edison Siregar
BAcc (Hons), MIB, FCPA, ACMA< CCMA, CIA, CFE
Geoffrey Brown
BCom, MBA, CPA (Aust), MCT
Jeff Harvie
FCPA, MAICD, BBS

NOMINATIONS AND HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE

The Nominations and Human Resources Committee is responsible for the smooth continuity of operations of the affairs of the PMSA Board and to develop the employee relations strategy for the PMSA and our schools. This committee sources and recommends appropriate personnel for the various Board, School Council and Committee roles as well as advises the PMSA Board on matters of corporate governance policies, recruitment processes, and policies and practices in the areas of human resources and industrial relations. This committee also develops the appropriate contract terms and conditions and remuneration arrangements for staff.

The Nominations and Human Resources Committee was renamed and refocussed in early 2019 and the committee’s Charter has also been rewritten to include all things people and culture.  The Charter can be found on the Constitution, By-laws and Charters page. 

Morgan Parker
CHAIR, LL.B, GAICD
Wayne Knapp
PG Cert (Applied Mgt), PG Dip (Bus Admin), PG Cert (Bus Admin)
Rebecca Bauer
BA (Econ)
Commr Paula Spencer
BCom, BA (Psych), GradDip(Ind Rel), LLB
Dr Bridget Cullen
BA (magna cum laude); JD, LLB, MA, PhD, Grad Cert (Urb&Reg Plan)
Dr Christina Turner
PhD, MBCoaching, MAppLaw, GAICD, FAIM, FAHRI
Jon Hottot
BA, MAHRI, MIPAA

POLICY COMMITTEE

The Policy Committee is a new committee established in early 2019. The primary objective of this committee is to oversee the establishment and ongoing monitoring of the overarching policy framework for the PMSA and our schools. This committee ensures the overall monitoring, creation, storage, implementation and compliance of documents within PMSA’s policy framework. It reflects the Group’s focus on improving governance in managing and monitoring the overarching policy framework for the Group. 

The Policy Committee’s Charter has been developed to manage and monitor the overarching policy framework for the Group.  The Charter can be found on the Constitution, By-laws and Charters page. 

Chris Veraa
CHAIR, EMBA, BComn, GAICD
Dr Bridget Cullen
BA (magna cum laude); JD, LLB, MA, PhD, Grad Cert (Urb&Reg Plan)
Don Jameson
FCA, CPA, MBA (AGSM)
Wayne Knapp
CHAIR, PG Cert (Applied Mgt), PG Dip (Bus Admin), PG Cert (Bus Admin)

CHILD PROTECTION AND SAFEGUARDING COMMITTEE

The Child Protection and Safeguarding Committee is a new committee established in early 2020. The primary objectives of this committee are to support the PMSA Board in overseeing child protection and Royal Commission response frameworks, manage related risk and promote our genuine commitment to contemporary practice and culture, extending beyond compliance requirements.

Dr Vicki Waters
ACTING CHAIR, MSchM, BEd, DipT, Hon DSc Macq, GAICD
Dr Jacoba Brasch
BA, M PubAd, LLB(Hons), LLM, PhD
Wayne Knapp
PG Cert (Applied Mgt), PG Dip (Bus Admin), PG Cert (Bus Admin)
Michael Pecic
CF
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