Gilles Street Primary Governing Council

Our principal works closely with parents, staff and students to develop recommendations and strategies to achieve the broad site directions that are jointly set with the council.

When working together at Gilles Street Primary School we respect and follow our agreed upon Essential Understandings by: Our principal works closely with parents, staff and students to develop recommendations and strategies to achieve the broad site directions that are jointly set with the Governing Council.

  • Always assuming positive intent
  • Respecting and valuing other people's ideas (address the issue not the person)
  • Showing courtesy and respecting confidentiality at all times
  • Listening actively and interacting in discussions without being interrupted
  • Structuring time and climate to allow equitable opportunities for thinking and constructive discussion
For more information on the function of the School Governing Council and the role of governance in schools and preschools click here.

2023 School Governing Council Members

Matt Stuckey - Chairperson
Mel Takarangi - Deputy Chairperson
Samreen Iqbal - Secretary
Kade Davison - Treasurer
Ben Sellar
Emily Bourke
Stephanie Flint
Michelle Garreffa
Isabelle Oliver

The council has standing members who represent the staff and community:
Marie-Louise Adams (Principal)
Mary Marafioti (IELP Rep)
Ashleigh Maksimovic (Staff Rep)