Why Us
College Staff

Our staff play an integral role in educating the young women of today and providing a Catholic education that is innovative and life giving.

College Executive

Title Name
Principal Mrs Brenda Timp
Assistant Principal – Student Achievement Miss Elizabeth Kayrooz
Assistant Principal – Evangelisation, Catechesis and Student Wellbeing Mrs Mellissa Murray
Director of Curriculum Mrs Rachel Morgan
Director of Professional Learning Mrs Kathryn Fairbanks
Business Manager Mrs Kathleen Parker


Subject Name
English Mrs Tamara Munro
Mathematics Ms Elaine Agapiou
Mathematics Assistant Coordinator Mrs Leena Malhorta
Science Mrs Catherine Westwood/Mrs Ellen Shanahan
H.S.I.E Mrs Stephanie Burk/Mrs Jenny Jiang
H.S.I.E. Assistant Coordinator Ms Nicole Geha
Technology and Applied Studies Mrs Delia Russell
Creative Arts (Art / Drama / Music) Mrs Jane Lennon
Teacher Librarian / Learning Technologies Co-ordinator Ms Siobhan Betts
PD/H/PE (inc. Community & Family Studies) Mrs Danielle Charman
LOTE (French, Italian, Open High School) Mrs Charmaine Forbes
Diverse Learning Coordinator Mrs Fiona Munro
IT Facilitator Mr Michael Lijic


Year Co-ordinators

Year Group Name
Year 7 Mrs Maddie Holding
Year 8 Mr Matthew Robertson
Year 9 Ms Catriona McDonald
Year 10 Mrs Moira Millard
Year 11 Mr Tim Hussey
Year 12 Ms Tracey Stancliffe

College Counsellor – Andrea Worth

Youth Ministry Co-ordinator –Mr Andrew Dumas

WHS Committee
Ms Kathleen Parker (chair), Mrs Brenda Timp, Miss Liz Kayrooz, Mrs Delia Russell, Ms Jenny Paton, Mrs Catherine Westwood / Mrs Ellen Shanahan

Brenda Timp (Principal), Siobhan Betts (Learning Technologies Co-ordinator & chairperson), Michael Lijic (IT Facilitator)

Diverse Learning
Rachel Morgan (Director of Student Learning), Fiona Munro (Diverse Learning Co-ordinator), Viviana Oliver (Diverse Learning Assistant), Yamini Tailor (Diverse Learning Assistant), Ms Elizabeth Daley (Diverse Learning teacher), Mrs Andrea Cleary (Diverse Learning teacher) Ms Lindsay Norton (Diverse Learning teacher)

College Support Staff

Administration: Kathleen Parker (Business Manager), Jackie Della Vedova (Receptionist), Kirsteen Fisscher (Registrar, Principal’s PA), Silva Margossian (Student Services, clerical support), Jo Dashwood (Clerical support), Nicole Clancy (Marketing Officer)

Curriculum Clerical Assistant: Carmela Oliveri

Food Tech Assistant: Jacinta Hennessy

Library: Herminia Ramos

MCC/Co-curricular Administrator: Margaret Kellendonk

Science Laboratories: Parisa Pouresmaeil

Pathways and Partnerships Leader: Mr Justin Slowey

Canteen Management: Mercy College Canteen is managed by Total Solutions

Teaching Staff

Elaine Agapiou Mathematics
Zoran Aleksic TAS, Visual Art
Sarah Allen English
Phillip Arthur Science, Physics
Siobhan Betts Teacher Librarian, IST
Colleen Booth Mathematics
Kate Colgan English
Stephanie Burk HSIE – Legal Studies, Business Studies, Economics
Kate Caron Drama
Ellen Celima English
Gail McCann Religious Education, Studies of Religion
Danielle Charman PDHPE
Andrea Cleary Diverse Learning
Kate Colgan English
Genine D’Arcy Studies of Religion, Mathematics
Elizabeth Daley Diverse Learning
Lisa DeLooze HSIE – History, Modern History
Donna D’Silva Mathematics
Andrew Dumas Youth Minister, Religious Education, Studies of Religion
Kathryn Fairbanks HSIE – Geography
Charmaine Forbes LOTE – French
Gabie Formosa English, Studies of Religion
Catherine Gascoigne HSIE – Geography, History
Nicole Geha HSIE – History, Modern History
Michael Halliday Religious Education, Studies of Religion
Madison Holding History, Religious Education
Fiona Hogan Mathematics
Suzanne Holman TAS, Textiles & Design, Food Technology
Hayley Houston English
Tim Hussey PDHPE, CAFS
Jenny Jiang HSIE – Legal Studies, Business Studies, Economics
Elizabeth Kayrooz Mathematics
Sandra Kelly Religion, Italian
Shannon Kelly HSIE – History, Geography
Jane Knapinski PDHPE
Jane Lennon Creative Arts – Visual Arts
Stella Lu Music
Michael Lijic Business Studies, Economics, Commerce
Stephanie MacKinder Mathematics, Science
Leena Malhotra Mathematics
Catriona McDonald HSIE – Geography, Society & Culture, History, STAR
Emma McWade Music, STAR
Moira Millard Business Studies, Economics, Legal Studies, STAR
Rachel Morgan English
Fiona Munro Diverse Learning
Tamara Munro English
Mellissa Murray PDHPE, Studies of Religion
Lindsay Norton Diverse Learning
James O’Kane English
Viviana Oliver Diverse Learning
Cassandra Patterson HSIE – Geography, History
Jenny Paton PDHPE, STAR
Ida Perrignon Italian
Eric Regoli Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science
Matthew Robertson Music
Delia Russell TAS, Design & Technology, STAR
Lana Sage Science
Illana Shaw TAS, Food Technology, MMI, STAR
Vivien Smeulders Diverse Learning
Ellen Shanahan Science, Biology, Environmental Science
Tracey Stancliffe Mathematics
Jo Somers Science, Biology
Wendy Symons English
Yamini Tailor Diverse Learning
Jane Taylor Food Technology, TAS
Michelle Thomson Visual Arts
Brenda Timp Studies of Religion
Catherine Westwood Science, Biology
Andrea Worth Counsellor