Board of Trustees PTA

Board of Trustees

The role of the Board of Trustees is to govern the school. The Board of  Trustees has both elected members and Proprietor's Representatives. Board elections are held this year 2022 and parents are elected for a three-year term.

The St Francis Xavier Board meetings are held on Tuesdays twice a term in the Staffroom at 5.30pm. The public are welcome to attend.

Our current Board of Trustees members are:

  • Ryan Priemus BOT Chairperson, finance
  • Lana Kennedy Secretary
  • Tim O'Sullivan Property
  • Jo T- Pole Policies
  • Josh von Pein Health and Safety
  • Pauline Ryan Personnel, policies
  • Anne Simmons Special Character, personnel, policies
  • Elizabeth Schonwald Special Character
  • Fr Fredy Special Character


St Francis Xavier are lucky to have a very proactive PTA. This group of willing helpers meet once a month.

The PTA's major fundraising ventures are:

  • Cheese Roll making in May
  • Weekly PTA lunches on a Wednesday
  • Fundraising calendars, cards and diaries
  • A number of evening events including discos, fish and chip night, movie
    night and potluck dinners during the year

In addition, the PTA have in recent years also undertaken the following:

  • A school fair biannually
  • Hospitality for school events and meals for families who need extra assistance, due to situations such as ill health or bereavement.

New members are always welcome. Meeting times are advertised in the school newsletter.