College governance

Helena College Council is responsible for the governance of the Darlington Campus (K-5) and Glen Forrest Campus (6-12). Members are appointed for their professional skills, areas of expertise and enthusiasm for independent education.

The College Council has eight members and two ex-officio members who willingly give their time and expertise to oversee the development and implementation of the Strategic Plan for the College.

Council Executive

Nathan Johnston Chair of Council

Business and governance

McKenzie Reed

McKenzie Reed Deputy Chair of Council

Compliance, governance

Members of Council and areas of expertise

Fiona Haynes

Human Resources

Masetti, Rob

Rob Masetti

Information and communication technologies

Michael Papali

Sappal, Lara

Lara Sappal

Secondary and further education

Melissa Strutt

Marketing and Strategic Business Planning

Triscari, Colin

Colin Triscari


Ex-Officio Members of Council

Ian Lyons Principal

Honorary Life Member of Council

Herzfeld, Sally

Sally Herzfeld ex Principal, Founding Coordinator of the Senior School, and ex-Deputy Chair of Council. Currently on an extended leave of absence from the College Council due to other voluntary commitments. 

Communication with Council

Parents may make submissions to Council, addressed to:

The Secretary of Council

or e-mail the Secretary of Council.

Council Representatives at P&F meetings should not be approached with complaints from parents. For information on the appropriate disputes and complaints process please see the policy page.