Our College

Organisational Structure

The Avila Board

Chairperson & Co-opted Member Rowville Parish


Mrs Sally-Anne Petrie

Vice Chairperson Mt Waverley Parish Rep Mr Thinesh Chandraratne

Rep of the Canonical Administrators
Holy Family Parish, Mt Waverley

Fr Nicholas Pearce
Honorary Accountant Mr Damien Cairns
Mulgrave Parish Rep Mrs Leanne Grima
Syndal Parish Rep Mrs Carrie Heng
Glen Waverley Parish Rep Mrs Johanne Cowan
Staff Representative Mr Allan Kennedy
Minute Secretary Ms Kim Rowland


To contact any of the following people, please email directly
or telephone the Main Office on 9831 9600.

Avila Organisational Structure



Dr Michelle Cotter

Deputy Principal Learning and Teaching

Mrs Madeleine Franken

Deputy Principal Students

Ms Janine Bauman

Business Manager

Ms Lyn McGuinness


Director of Faith and Mission 


Mrs Carmela Marino

Director of Pastoral Care (Y7-9) Mrs Anne Stephens
Director of Pastoral Care (Y10-12) Mrs Anna Marvelli
Director of Studies (Y7-9) Ms Klara Baka
Director of Studies (Y10-12) Ms Angela Torelli
Director of Marketing, Communication
and Events
Ms Kim Edwards
Head of Operations Mrs Donna Bell
Head of Innovation Dr Susan Long
Network and Systems Manager Mr Aaron Hammond
Resource Centre Mrs Di O'Neill
Health Centre Mrs Cathy Angus
Ms Kerri Stiles


Year Level Coordinators


Year 12

Mrs Clare Manning

Year 11

Mrs Fiona Wright

Year 10

Mrs Sophie Clapperton

Year 9

Ms Marina Kelly

Year 8

Mrs Elizabeth Trembath

Year 7

Mrs Andrea McCann


Curriculum Leaders




Religious Education Ms Kate Johnston

The Arts (Art, Drama, Music)

Ms Jolenta Kirkwood


Mr Isaac Lo

Health & Physical Education

Miss Nerida King


Mr Emilio Bernardo


Mr Salvatore La Fauci


Mr Allan Kennedy


Mrs Sarah Thom-Tydell

Pathways Leader

Mrs Jenny Dunn

Learning Enrichment and Enhancement

Ms Tracey Gannon



Discovery Learning



Ms Amanda Flynn


Ms Roxane Lascaris


Mr Justin Cash


Mr Timothy Ross