Our Staff

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Siobhan Allen – Executive DIRECTOR

The Executive Director ensures that the affairs of the Council are attended to, coordinates the activities of the office and represents the Council in an advocacy and representation role. Siobhan has been the Executive Director for over 2 years and prior to this was the Liaison Officer for 6 years.  Siobhan, is well known throughout the school communities and has an intimate understanding of the Federation's needs, 

Siobhan is the WA representative on CSPA (Catholic School Parents Australia).  Siobhan is married to Wayne and they have two children who attend St Brigid’s College and Mazenod College.

 
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THeresa McDonnell – Liaison Officer

Theresa has been in this role since January 2016. A substantial part of Theresa's role is to connect with school parent communities in schools across WA as well as organising the Federation's annual conference. Theresa is the PFFWA representative on the Western Australian Road Safety Education Committee. Theresa is married to Ray and they have three children who attend St Simon Peter Catholic Primary School and Sacred Heart College.

 
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Shelley Hill – Projects Officer

Shelley was elected on the PFFWA Council in June 2004 and held the role of President for three years until accepting the role of Executive Officer in 2011. She has represented parents on a number of national, state and Catholic education committees for many years including on the Commission of Catholic Education WA.  Shelley is married to Chris and they have four sons. Shelley is also the President of the Australian Parents Council (APC).

 
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Anne Marie McGinnity – Finance Officer

Anne Marie joined the PFFWA in November 2010.  She maintains the finances of the organisation meticulously and collates all of the documentation necessary for the two annual audits that we are required to conduct.  Anne Marie is married and has two daughters.

 
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Sarah Turrell-Knight – Administration Officer

Sarah has been the Administration Officer since 2011. Sarah provides efficient administrative support to the Federation Council, the Executive Director and the Liaison Officer. She is very involved with the annual conferences and the regular Council meetings as well as fulfilling all of the Federation's administrative needs.  Sarah is married with four children.