Good Sams Foundation | Staff & Board
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Staff & Board

The Good Samaritan Foundation (ABN 54 169 799 606) is a registered company limited by guarantee. The Foundation is a Public Benevolent Institution and is registered with the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC). The Foundation is led by an independent board, chaired by the Congregational Leader and Australian Human Rights medal winner, Sister Clare Condon, SGS. Our board members are volunteers who bring their experience, knowledge and passion to support and grow the work of the Good Sams.

Board Members

Sr Clare is the current Congregational Leader of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan following her election in 2005 and re-election in 2011. Sr Clare was awarded the Australian Human Rights Medal in 2013 for her ability to make a difference through the work of the Sisters.

Sr Clare Condon


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


Clementine is an Associate Consultant with Social Ventures Australia. Prior to joining SVA, she was a charities and non-profit lawyer at Mills Oakley Lawyers. Clementine has seven years’ experience providing legal advice to non-profit, government and corporate clients. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Maori) from the University of Canterbury.

Clementine Baker


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


Caroline is a passionate marketer and consultant who says, “my purpose in life is to inspire and empower people to follow and achieve their dreams. I do this by working with business owners and leaders to help them build their businesses whilst also contributing to the wider community.”

Caroline Gilroy


Michael McDonald is the Manager of Resources and Business Services at the Sisters of the Good Samaritan. He has degrees in Economics and Law, and a PhD in Political Philosophy. Michael is passionate about the education of young people, care of disadvantaged women, the environment and social justice. He has been a leader of a number of Good Samaritan Boards.

Michael McDonald


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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