Timothy Meyers - Chair

Timothy Meyers is currently the Executive Principal/CEO of Eastern College Australia and Melbourne School of Theology.

Prior to taking up his current role, Tim was the CEO, and the Associate International Director of Pioneers, a not-for-profit Christian organisation operating in over 25 countries.

Timothy is a qualified school teacher, with degrees in Education and Theology.

Matthew Harridge - Vice-Chair

Matthew joined the Flinders Christian Community College Board of Governance in 2012.  He held the position of Secretary between 2017 - 2019 and was appointed Interim Chair at the start of 2020.  

Matthew has over 20 years experience in traffic engineering and transport planning acquired in both the public and private sectors.  Matthew was appointed a Director of O’Brien Traffic in 2013.

Matthew has also held the role of Chair of Veta Youth (an organisation supporting Christian growth for students in schools and churches across Australia and beyond) since 2012. 

Matthew's qualifications include Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honours, Bachelor of Science (Geology) and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Stuart Campbell - Treasurer

Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Banking & Finance) and a Master of Marketing, both at Monash University. Fellow, FinSIA (Financial Services Institute of Australasia) and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Stuart is currently the National Relationship Manager and Responsible Manager for Churches of Christ Financial Services Ltd, a charitable development fund based in Melbourne. During his career, Stuart has worked in a range of management positions with NAB covering credit, corporate and business banking and as a coach and consultant to the SME sector. 

In addition to the Board of Flinders, Stuart is also a Director of Bayside Church, Bayside Community Care and is a past board member of several other not-for-profit organisations.

Rebecca Jardine - Secretary

Rebecca Jardine is Assistant Director for Office Services at the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This role focusses on human resources (recruitment, consultation, work health and safety, and people management) and property management for two ABS sites. Rebecca volunteers for the Gateway Children's Fund, specialising in risk, policy and AusAid compliance for overseas development projects. In addition to the Board of Flinders Christian Community College, Rebecca is a Trustee for the Gateway Foundation. Rebecca holds graduate qualifications in statistical analysis and management and is currently undertaking a master’s in leadership.

Brad Buchanan

Brad Buchanan is currently the Sales Director and senior leadership team member for signage company AFI Branding - a manufacturing company employing 55 people, and part of the WPP AUNZ group who employ over 5,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.

Over the last 27 years Brad's experience has spanned, youth work (6 years), church leadership (10+ years) & school chaplaincy concurrent (5 years), sales management and executive leadership (11 years). Along with this work experience, Brad has the following qualifications; Bachelor of Business Management, Monash University; Graduate Diploma in Education and Training, Melbourne University; and Master of Business Administration, Australian Institute of Management.

Jill Healey MEdSt, BSc, DipEd, GAICD

Jill retired as Executive Principal of Flinders Christian Community College and has continued her commitment to Christian education by serving on school boards and supporting Christian Schools Australia. She is a Board member for Focus on the Family Australia, Victorian Independent Schools Block Grant Authority, Beaconhills College and Endeavour Ministries.  Jill has extensive experience in all matters pertaining to school governance.  She is actively engaged in promoting leadership development and specialist education provision in Christian schools.  Jill believes in the power of God to transform lives and bring hope to young people through Christian Schooling.

Frank Hoogenraad

Frank is married to Jacquie Hoogenraad, they have 5 children and 13 grandchildren.

Frank has worked at Ford Motor Company, Systems Analyst 1967 – 1970; Monash University, Organisation & Methods Officer 1970 – 1977; and Hoogies Hardware PL, Founder/Managing Director 1978 – 2012 Consultant 2012 – present

Frank has also worked as a volunteer at Diamond Valley Association for Parent-Controlled Christian Schools (Plenty Valley Christian College), Convenor and Founding Chair 1970 – 1980; Mount Evelyn Christian School, Director 1980 – 1987; Flinders Christian Community College, Director 2011 – present; Careline Inc, Telephone, Counsellor 2017 – present; and Gateway Family Church, CAP Debt Centre Manager and Debt Coach 2017 - present

Valerie Mason

Valerie Mason has been a teacher for 47 years; she trained and worked in South Africa prior to emigrating. She has worked in the Christian sector since 1982, during which time she held several senior roles. She continues to retain an interest in education, especially Christian education. She is a practising Christian who has a keen interest in social justice and educational trends.