St Peter's Bentleigh East
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842 Centre Road
Bentleigh East VIC 3165

Phone: 03 9575 0909
Fax: 03 9575 0910

School Board

The School Board is an advisory board to the Parish Priest and Principal. The Board meets twice in 1st and 4th Term and once in 2nd and 3rd Term.
The Board members for 2019 are: Father Raju Jacobi, Michael Juliff (Co-ordinating Principal) Michael Hanney (Principal), Matthew Houniet (Chairperson), Danny Maher, Edward Terkelsen, Erminia Foley, Mel De Luca, Katrina Dimitriu, Darren Bloomfield, Daniel Cramer and Caroline Salasinski.
The Board’s functions include:-
  • assisting in the formulation of the school policy in conjunction with the parish priest, school staff and parents
  • planning for the future and ensuring that the parish school/s can accommodate future school enrolments
  • assisting in the selection of a lay principal when such an appointment is being made and in accordance with diocesan guidelines
  • working in collaboration with the Parents & Friends Association ( with a representative from the P&FA on the Board)
  • developing school/community relationships and encouraging home/school interaction
  • facilitating the welcoming of parents and children new to the school
  • developing strategies for the local promotion of Catholic education
  • making annual education reports to the community
  • supporting the provision of religious education for children not in Catholic schools
  • supporting (with the parish council) adult education in the faith
  • being accessible to all parish members.