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Staff & Board

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan Foundation (ABN 54 169 799 606) is a registered company limited by guarantee. We are registered with the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC) and recognised as a Public Benevolent Institution. The company is led by an independent board comprised of a mix of Sisters of the Good Samaritan and committed laypeople who bring their experience, knowledge and passion to support and grow our work.

Board Members

Katrina is an award winning strategic marketing professional with a proven track record delivering on business strategies and business targets and helping organisations transform businesses into brands. Her experience includes managing all aspects of a blue chip brand including research, strategy, sponsorship, advertising and digital campaigns. Katrina is an Associate Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute.

Katrina Flynn

Chair

Patricia is a registered Nurse and Midwife and also has over 40 years experience in marketing, mainly in travel and tourism. Her community and volunteer roles include 6 years as Media Officer for the Sydney Southern Region of the SES. Patricia has served on the board of St Scholastica’s College including as Inaugural Chair and on the board of Rosebank College.

Patricia Purcell OAM

Director

John has spent more than 30 years in audit, accounting, tax and management consulting as a Partner, CEO and Board Member. He has held CEO roles in legal, IT and consulting firms including Capgemini Australia services and was previously a Partner at Ernst & Young Australia. John is currently Managing Partner and founder of Wentworth Hill - a Partner/Practice search business in the legal, accounting and business advisory sectors.

John Igoe

Director

Ellen McKenzie has over twenty-five years’ experience in legal practice. She currently works for the Professional Standards Dept of the NSW Law Society. Prior to this she was principal of a private firm focusing on criminal defence work. Ellen previously worked for the Office of the Commonwealth DPP in legal and senior executive roles, including as an acting Deputy Director. Ellen has also has served on the Ethics Committee of the NSW Law Society since 2011 and formerly, on the National Criminal Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia.

Ellen McKenzie

Director

Martin Slattery

Director

Bernadette Corboy is a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan. Her ministry life began in teaching in Primary and Secondary schools in Sydney, Toowoomba, Whyalla, Adelaide and Port Pirie. Bernadette was appointed as Novice Director during her 11 years in Kiribati and 4 years in Lawson (Blue Mountains.) She has also taken up the responsibilities of Leadership in the Congregation as Province Counsellor in NSW and on the Congregational Leadership team with pastoral oversight of the communities in Bacolod, Philippines.

Sr Bernadette Corboy

Director

Sr Jill O'Brien

Director

 

Executive Director


Catherine has held senior roles in media and in the not for the profit sector including with SBS, Greenpeace and Arena Television. Twice winner of the NSW Multicultural Marketing Award, she has produced documentaries and taught and lectured at the University of Technology, Sydney. Catherine holds a Masters in Communications Management and is a member of the FIA and the Governance Institute of Australia.

Catherine Cresswell

Executive Director

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