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School Council

The Melba College School Council is responsible, within the framework of Victorian Government policy guidelines, for the educational policies of the college, the use of school buildings, the employment of ancillary staff and all financial matters.

A close working relationship between the School Council, teaching and support staff assists in promoting collaborative decision making and problem solving.

Membership of the School Council is representative of the groups affected by Council policies - parents, teachers, students, and where desired, community members.  Councillors are elected annually in March according to Department of Education and Training (DET) guidelines.

The Melba College School Council consists of:

Six parent representatives

Philippa Rowlands  - President

Gary Gleisberg - Vice President

Bronwyn Metha

Lara Watson

Flaminia Grubacki

Sandra McDowell

Five DET representatives

Terry Bennett - Principal

Carol Ashton

Nicole Schoch

Edwina Ricci

Sue Hotton

One community representative

David Chandler

The School Council meets each month, and any member of the school community is invited to attend.

Special sub-committees of the School Council include:

  • Education - policies and programs
  • Resource and Finance
  • Marketing

School Councillors can be contacted via email: melba.sc@edumail.vic.gov.au