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_webSteven Coltman Mr Steven Coltman
Audit & Risk Management

Steven is a third generation Old Collegian, with children currently attending Ballarat Clarendon College. Steven was managing director of W.F. Coltman Pty Ltd from 1996 to 2007. During this time, he also held the position of Director of Mitre 10 Australia. Steven was elected to the Board of Sovereign Hill Museums Association in 2003, a position he still currently holds. Steven joined Adroit Insurance Group in 2007 where he now holds the position of Director.
_webJayne Liubinas Mrs Jayne Liubinas
Property & Infrastructure

Jayne is the parent of four children who were all educated at Ballarat Clarendon College; her youngest completed VCE in 2015. She graduated from RMIT and has worked as a Medical Scientist in the Heamatology and Blood Bank departments at Geelong Hospital and the Ballarat Base Hospital. In 2002, Jayne began working as an Embryologist at the Ballarat IVF Clinic. Her interests include triathlons, reading, cooking and travelling.
_webJohn Livingston Mr John Livingston (Chair)
Board (Chair), Executive (Chair), Audit & Risk Management, Finance, Nominations

John is both an Old Collegian and the parent of two current students at Ballarat Clarendon College. He has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, working in both public and private radiology settings. As one of the founding partners of Lake Imaging, John has grown the business through the introduction of new services, greenfield facilities and various mergers and acquisitions. This growth has resulted in IDX, of which he is the CEO and Managing Director, moving towards a national platform culminating in a listing in on the Australian Stock Exchange. John is a former director of United Way, VicWest Community Telco and current Chair of the Ballarat Red Devils Football Club.
_webFiona May Ms Fiona May
Finance (Chair)

Fiona May has been a member of the Ballarat Clarendon College Board since 2009 and is a former student of the school. Fiona is currently an Executive Director of UniGrain, a leading Australian privately-owned food and agribusiness. Prior to joining UniGrain, she worked in Chartered Accounting for Andersen, Ernst & Young and Protiviti providing audit, risk and advisory services to a variety of Australian and global organisations. Fiona currently lives in Melbourne with her husband and son.
_webMark Patterson Mr Mark Patterson
Property & Infrastructure (Chair)

Mark is a current parent and joined the Board in 2014. A former boarding student at Scotch College, Mark’s career has been in the field of sports management where he has been a Senior Executive at the Australian Football League and was formerly Chief Executive Officer of the Western Bulldogs. Mark relocated to Ballarat ten years ago to take on the role as the Chief Executive Officer of the North Ballarat Football Club and Sports Club. Mark is also a Board member of the Ballarat Health Services and the Ballarat Health Services Foundation. He holds a Masters of Business Administration and is currently Chair of the Ballarat and Clarendon College Property and Infrastructure committee.
_webStuart Postlethwaite Mr Stuart Postlethwaite
Board (Deputy Chair), Finance (Deputy Chair)

Stuart is a parent of four current students. He has 29 years of experience in Banking and Finance with National Australia Bank (NAB). Stuart currently heads the team of ten Agribusiness bankers in Ballarat and is passionate about agribusiness having grown up on a wheat and sheep farm north of St Arnaud. Stuart has been a member of Apex Australia for 24 years, being the immediate past president of the Ballarat Eureka Apex Club. Most of his spare time is spent running around after his four children to and from dance, drama interests, tennis, swimming, Tai Kwon Do, futsal and Aussie Rules. In 2016, he took on the role of Assistant Coach for the Under 14 Reserves. One day he might have time to play golf.
Mr Jock Selkirk
Board Member
Jock has three children and they all attend Ballarat Clarendon College. Jock has held executive roles across several industries, including financial services, manufacturing, and building and property development. Jock started his career as a chartered accountant, before moving into banking and financial services in both Melbourne and London. He was Chief Financial Officer at Selkirk Brick for 11 years prior to his current role as CFO at the Gull Group. He has held several executive and non-executive director roles and has experience in driving business growth, governance, risk management, and people and culture development. Jock is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a director at Bendigo Telco Ltd, a mentor for the Leadership Ballarat & Western Region Program run by the Committee for Ballarat, and is involved in other community programs.
Jacqui Sewell
Board Member
 
_webDavid Shepherd Mr David Shepherd
Audit & Risk Management, Finance, Nominations, Property & Infrastructure

David Shepherd has been the Principal at Ballarat Clarendon College since 1997. He has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and a Master of Educational Studies from Monash University. David is known for his passionate commitment to ensuring that College students achieve at the highest levels of excellence in all aspects of their schooling, in all aspects of their learning. The academic outcomes of College students over the past 18 years, particularly in NAPLAN and VCE, reflect this attitude to quality educational experiences and to hard, smart work. David’s determination to ensure that Ballarat Clarendon College is a world-class school has resulted in partnerships with leading educational leaders and thinkers throughout Australia, the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Laura Van Dyk
Audit & Risk Management, Property & Infrastructure
Laura is an Old Collegian who graduated in 2002. After completing her studies, she joined a national law firm in Melbourne and specialised in the areas of planning, environment and local government. While living overseas, Laura worked as an in-house planning solicitor for the London Borough of Lambeth. In 2014, Laura and her husband were excited to return to Ballarat. Laura joined local firm Harwood Andrews to continue practising in a specialist planning and environment team. During her time as a solicitor, Laura has worked on matters involving iconic development sites in Melbourne and regional Victoria. Laura has two small children and is enjoying the growing local café scene in Ballarat. 
_webBelinda Walton Mrs Belinda Walton
Audit & Risk Management, Nominations (Chair)
Belinda is a former Ballarat Clarendon College student with 3 children currently at the school, the fourth generation of Haymes / Walton families to attend. She completed a Commerce Degree at the University of Melbourne and was in residence at St Hilda’s College. Following graduation, she commenced her career at Ernst & Young where she worked in Melbourne and London. In 1996, she returned to Ballarat to work in the family business, Haymes Paint, where she is currently a Board Member and Company Secretary.
_webFiona Whatley Mrs Fiona Whatley
Board Member 

A former Ballarat Clarendon College student, Fiona initially studied and worked as a Physiotherapist before making a career change and heading back to the family business. She now heads up the Sales and Marketing arm of Springhill Farm, a Ballarat-based business. With children of her own now at College, she is passionate about the school, its wonderful achievements and the amazing opportunities it provides its students.

 

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