Evan Dwyer - Chair

Evan is the founder and Managing Director of RedZed a leading lender in the Australian mortgage market. Evan previously practiced as a Banking and Finance solicitor with King & Wood Mallesons before leading businesses for General Electric. Evan holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Laws, a Graduate Diploma in Finance Law, a Master of Business Administration and a Ph.D. from Melbourne University in Applied Ethics. Evan is also the Chair of the St Kevin’s College Foundation. Evan is an Old Collegian and the father of four boys at St Kevin’s College.

Claire Power – Chair Governance Sub-committee

Clare is an experienced executive with over 16 years experience as a senior Partner in professional services with PwC and KPMG. Clare's skills and experience include advising organisations on navigating risk, controls and governance matters as well as a number of senior leadership positions. Clare serves on a number of Boards including Breast Cancer Network Australia, Great Ocean Road Health and Peter Mac Foundation Audit and Risk Committee.

Sonya Smart - Chair Finance Sub-committee

Sonya has broad executive leadership and operational experience. Sonya is currently the CEO of Villa Maria Catholic Homes Inc. and prior to this held CEO and Executive positions within the healthcare sector with governance and leadership experience across a range of areas including aged care, disability, retirement living, affordable housing and community services. Sonya is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Sonya holds a Master of Business Administration and post-graduate qualifications in Clinical Psychology. Sonya serves as a member of the Federal Government’s Industry Reference Committee, Aged Care Workforce. She is also non-executive director on the Board of Meaningful Ageing Australia and is on the National Aged Care Committee for Catholic Health Australia.

Sean Lefoe - Chair Property Sub-committee
Sean was State Manager of public listed Devine Homes and then founding Director of a national building company recognised as one of the fastest growing companies in Australia. Sean was the Chair of the St Dominic’s Primary School Board in Camberwell. Sean was also the Chair of the St Dominic’s Parish Finance Committee and is currently the Football Director of the Camberwell Sharks, one of the largest junior football clubs in Melbourne. Sean has also coached Auskick, junior football and junior basketball for more than 20 seasons.

April Honeyman – Chair | Mission, Charism and School Improvement Sub-Committee

April has worked in a variety of roles in Catholic Education for several decades. These roles include Chair Secondary Schools at the Catholic Education Office, Principal of two incorporated Catholic Congregational girls’ colleges, President of the Secondary Principals Association (PAVCSS), and inaugural Chair of the Good Shepherds Stewardship Council. She is currently a Director in two other Melbourne incorporated Catholic girls Colleges. April has represented Catholic Secondary Principals at National, Congregational, Catholic Education Commission Victoria (CECV) and Archdiocesan committees covering religious education, curriculum, leadership, industrial relations, professional standards, and new governance structures. She also ran St Cathages Parish Parkville’s Spirituality in the Pub for many years.

James Darcy - Director

James is a partner at an international law firm. James is a finance lawyer and adviser, focusing on major infrastructure projects, corporate financing and capital markets. James served on his firm's Partnership Board for 6 years, and on the firm's Audit and Risk Committee. James is an Old Collegian and the father of a current student at St Kevin’s College and three daughters.

Natalie MacDonald - Director

A strong entrepreneurial professional, Natalie MacDonald joined the Country Fire Authority (CFA) in February 2021 in the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). An experienced Executive and Boardmember, Natalie has a demonstrated history of working in service delivery and government. Through her career, which has included employment as the Vice-President, Strategy andDevelopment at La Trobe University and Director-General of the Queensland Government’sDepartment of Housing and Public Works, Natalie has developed skills in business planning and strategy, large scale service delivery, capital works innovation and development, service reform and major change management, government relations and corporate services innovation, IT strategy, and management reform. Natalie also volunteers as a Board Member with Regional Development Australia (Melbourne), Development Victoria, AFAC, and was a Commissioner with the Victorian Building Authority. Natalie is an Adjunct Professor at La Trobe University.