College Board

Our College Board is an integral part of the governance of the College and meets twice a term  during school hours.  Our Board consists of members of College Staff, Parents and Community and Industry representatives. All Board members are obliged to act in the best interests of our College and our students and are not there to represent the interests of any subgroups of the College community. The Board contributes to decision making and the Principal consults with the Board and takes advice prior to making decisions on aspects. The Board approves charges and fees, booklists, any advertising agreements and works in consultation with students, staff, parents and guardians on dress codes. Often an advisory role occurs around local community context, allocation of resourcing, reviews and monitoring of targets, Annual Report and Business Plan targets. The Act prohibits the Board from being involved in the day-to day running of the college.

Bronwyn White – Principal

Bronwyn White has been an educator since 1983 when she first was posted as an English and Art teacher to Pemberton District High. For 38 years she has worked in schools and always been passionate about innovating education so that it meets the changing needs of students. Putting student needs first and foremost, providing them with flexibility, opportunity, safety and challenge has always been at the forefront of every decision made. Bronwyn became Principal of Halls Head College in 2015 and has no further job aspiration than to continue to refine and grow Halls Head College to be the best it can be so that every student realises their personal best and moves forward with confidence, currency and credentials into the world beyond secondary school. To have been entrusted this role is a privilege and responsibility that she does not take lightly. Bronwyn values parent, community and industry partnerships as together we create relevance, promote rigour and cement strong relationships that are key to success.

Ab Chaudhry – Chair Person

Ab Chaudhry is a parent to two current students at Halls Head College and is passionate about creating opportunities for our students. Whilst Ab is a valued community member within our college, he is also a Music Teacher with Falcon Primary School and can often be found working with our Arts team backstage or front and centre at events which focus on the Arts. Ab has over 20 years educational experience as a former Administrator and as a teacher and has also run his own Music/Drama School, which once performed to over 20,000 fans at his beloved Reading Football Club in the UK.Xhair

Veronica Smith – Community Representative

Veronica Smith is an experienced and accomplished business and community leader, with a strong desire to lead and support the further development of education in the Peel Region.

With a career spanning over three decades, Veronica’s experience in the public, private and community sectors, provides her with a unique ability to identify, understand and offer strategic insight around current social and educational issues and trends, impacting at both the global and local levels.

Veronica has sat on a number of Boards over her career, and in her current role as Chairperson of the Halls Head College Board, is committed to providing leadership and support to the Halls head College Executive team and community.

Veronica has been a resident of Mandurah for almost ten years, is married to Derry and mum to six wonderful sons. She loves to spend time with her three young grandsons, and cook a family feast for all of the family every Sunday night!

Justine Hansen – Community Representative

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Justine Hansen has lived in the Binjareb Region for the past 30 years and is passionate about her local community, the people and its beautiful environment. She has worked in local community health services, public health unit, child protections services and Relationships Australia, and since 1994 supported the development of health promotion, parenting support and education programs through the lens of a community development approach.
She has worked for the past 5 years with Anglicare WA. She supports a team of people that deliver services to families in the community through the Child and Parent Centre – Dudley Park which focuses on early years and Parenting Connection WA a region wide services, supporting carers and parents that grow children. She loves working alongside of people and families from all cultures and walks of life and seeing communities connect, create, and thrive.
She is passionate about the arts and its ability to connect, inspire and teach and is currently on the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre board.
She lives in Falcon with her two growing boys, her husband and dog and loves living in the beautiful water surrounded area of Bindjareb.
She is new to the Halls Head school board and excited to learn and contribute to the school and the surrounding community.

Lyndall Pearce – Parent Representative

Lyndall Pearce is a parent with a current student at Halls Head College. She is a devoted mother and
is passionate about paying it forward and making this world a better place one step at a time with a
kind gesture every day. Lyndall felt drawn to Halls Head College as a place of acceptance and
belonging as soon as she set foot in our school. Lyndall knows how important it was to her when
growing up, to have someone in her school who accepted, who listened and who cared.
She is keen
to pay this forward and provide a voice on the Board to ensure we maintain and grow our focus on
Care – one of our core values.

Lyndall also contributes to Halls Head College in her role as our Canteen Manager. Free breakfasts
and creating a more welcoming and friendly place for students and staff to congregate in and enjoy, are contributions that she has already delivered to our Halls Head College family.

Amanda Roughton – Manager Corporate Services

Amanda Roughton is the Corporate Manager at Halls Head College. Amanda has been employed with the Department of Education for the last 6 years and before this was a legal secretary.

Amanda has recently moved to Mandurah after living in the country and is enjoying spending time at the beach with her husband and two sons.

Ian Norgrove – College Representative

Ian Norgrove is a passionate STEM educator and has been teaching since 2009. Ian has been part of the Halls Head Community since 2019. Since being at Halls Head College, he has taught Science, Engineering and Design and Technology classes.

Prior to being a teacher Ian served in the Royal Australian Air Force as an Avionic Engineer and has been deployed to serve overseas on numerous occasions. He is an avid Tottenham Hotspur fan, husband, and father to two kids.

David Hilliard – Industry Representative

David Hilliard is General Manager of Programmed Training Services. He emigrated to WA from the UK in 2003 as a qualified electrician and commenced training electrical apprentices in 2004.  He has since trained and managed programs across the state in a range of industries, with particular attention to the Oil and Gas sector.

Dave is skilled in people management, building teams, Workplace Occupational Health and Safety, LNG, training and competence and a passionate advocate for diversity in the workplace.

He currently manages a team of Training Coordinators, overseeing training programs for hundreds of trainees and apprentices. He regularly comes in and works with our students around how to hone their skills to be more competitive in this field and represents one of our Key industry and workplace partners. 

Simone McCann – College Representative

 

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