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Marcel Rijken
Chair
Marcel Rijken is the current Chair of National Council having been in that role since 2018 and has been on the National Council since 2012. He is the Principal of Temple Christian ...
Maria Varlet
Deputy Chair
Dr Maria Varlet is the Head of Research & Innovation at Crest Education in Melbourne, Australia. She currently serves as the Deputy Chair of the CSA National Council and is a membe...
Kerry Hands
Chair of Finance Committee
Kerry is married to Mark and a mother of 3 adult children. She has worked in the Independent School sector in Australia for over 30 years. During that time Kerry was a Business Ma...
David Bartlett
Deputy Chair of Finance Committee
Mr David Bartlett FCA BEc MEd GradDipCS Cert Gov JP David has worked in the Christian schooling sector for 30 years, for the first 13 as a Business Manager of a Christian school a...
Kelly Dickson
National Councillor
Kelly is the Managing Principal Lawyer for the Dandenong (Victoria) office of Macpherson Kelley, a full-service commercial law firm with offices in Victoria, New South Wales and Qu...
Lisa Coles
National Councillor
Lisa Coles is Executive Principal of Arethusa College, a special assistance school that seeks to bring the best out of students who have had disrupted, often traumatic learning jou...
Margot Pinel
National Councillor
Margot began her career in State Education before moving to Christian schooling in 2002. She began as a classroom teacher, then teaching Principal, Curriculum Advisor, Deputy Princ...
Josh Counsel
National Councillor
Josh is passionate about seeing young people thrive and flourish by being engaged in learning communities that are authentic, relevant and relational. He sees schools and education...
Cameron Pearce
National Councillor
Cameron is currently the Executive Principal of Flinders Christian Community College in Victoria. Flinders is a large, multi-campus K-12 College that takes a missional approach to ...
Graeme Cross
National Councillor
Dr Graeme Cross, B. Ed, M. Ed. Admin, PhD (Edith Cowan University) Graeme currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Swan Cristian Education Association (SCEA), which...
Tracy Holmes
National Councillor
Tracy Holmes Director of Education Tracy Holmes Dip Teach, Dip Man, BEd, MACEL Having been involved in education for many years in both the public and private sectors, at both ...
Steve Walton
National Councillor
Steve Walton BSc, Grad Dip Ed, MEd (Leadership), JP, MACE. Steve’s first teaching appointment was with the Dept of Ed at Canowindra in the Central West of NSW. It was there that ...