Our Board

Daryl Hanly

Board Chair

Daryl Hanly completed fifty years as a teacher in 2014. As an employee of Education Queensland for thirty seven years, Daryl served sixteen years as a principal of secondary schools. He then was the inaugural Director of the Education Department’s Centre for Leadership Excellence for five years. For two years Daryl was Director of Education Queensland International, which experience exposed him to international contexts and a variety of leadership models. For the final thirteen years, Daryl was the first lay principal of St Joseph’s Nudgee College Brisbane, a year 5-12 Catholic Boarding School for boys.

During his career, Daryl held a number of key Executive positions at the State and National levels, including National Chair of the Catholic Secondary Principals Association, Chair of the Principal Australia Council and a Director of the Principals Australia Institute. Daryl currently chairs both the Stuartholme School Board, and the St Leo’s College Council, and is a Member of Mercy Partners Council.

Dale Murray (BA DipEd, MA ED. Churchill Fellow)

Board Director
Edmund Rice Education Australia Youth+ (EREA Youth+)

For over 26 years Dale Murray has worked in the area of flexible education provision. Firstly as a teacher in the Centre Education Programme (the first Flexible Learning Centre in Queensland, Australia) then as the Principal, Flexible Learning Centre Network and now in his current role as Director, EREA Youth+.

EREA Youth+ provides socially inclusive educational environments for disenfranchised young people of high school age. The centres located around the nation work with community, NGO’s, Catholic Education Offices and state and federal governments to reengage young people who for complex social reasons are unable to maintain connection with mainstream education services.

Dale has a deep commitment to working with communities, government, families and young people in developing environments that offer the most marginalized in our nation a socially inclusive educational pathway. Dale is currently responsible for the development of a range of new educational initiatives nationally. He is also CEO of the Youth+ RTO and industry partner on four ARC research projects.

Peter Carroll

Board Member
Consultant, GADENS Law Firm

Peter attended Gregory Terrace followed by the University of Queensland where he graduated in Commerce. He began work in the New Legislation Division of the National Office Australian Tax Office in Canberra for seven years, during which time he obtained a Law degree from Macquarie University.

After resigning from the ATO, he returned to Brisbane and joined the International Accounting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu where he completed his Professional Year studies to enable him to be admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He remained with Deloitte for over 20 years, becoming a partner for most of that time. His clients included large multi-national companies such as Mitsui, Itochu, Sumitomo, Mack Trucks, Dominion Energy as well as local companies such as Queensland Television and Allgas Energy.

After retiring from Deloitte, Peter became a Director of a number of public listed and unlisted companies and continues to retain some of those directorships. He has also been involved in a number of not for profit organisations such as being a Committeeman (and then President) of Tattersalls Club. Currently, he is the Chairman of Sunnybank Rugby Club (one of the largest electronic gaming machine Clubs in Queensland) and Deputy Chairman of Centacare, an agency of the Archdiocese of Brisbane.

Gerard Keating

Board Member

Principal – Central/West Flexible Learning Centres Network

Gerard is Network Principal for the Central West Flexi Schools Network with Flexi Learning Centres in Adelaide, Alice Springs and Geraldton. He has held this role since 2016.

Previously, Gerard was Regional Coordinator – Qld & NZ for the Oceania Province Mission Directorate. He has also held senior leadership positions in Catholic Education as Senior Education Officer for EREA Northern Region, Principal of St John’s College, Darwin, and Deputy Principal of St Brendan’s College, Yeppoon.

Gerard’s teaching areas are Physics and Mathematics and he has completed Diplomas in Outdoor Education, Religious Education and Theology. He also completed a Masters of Education Studies.

Gerard is married to Janita and together they have two adult daughters, Caeli and Lara. He enjoys cycling for health and recreation and knows personally “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”.

Geoff Doyle

Board Director

National Director – Stewardship and Resourcing, Edmund Rice Education Australia

Geoff is the National Director – Stewardship and Resourcing for Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and has held this position since the commencement of EREA in October 2007. He was educated at St Joseph’s College Gregory Terrace Brisbane and the University of Queensland.

Geoff is a member of the executive of EREA and has financial responsibility for the civil entity which owns and governs fifty three registered schools spread across Australia. The schools were previously under the ownership and governance of the Christian Brothers. The schools in total educate over thirty six thousand students and employ over four thousand staff. The school network includes thirty four mainstream educational facilities together with nineteen registered Flexible Learning Centres.

Geoff spent twenty years working in the Chartered Accounting environment prior to becoming General Manager for the Christian Brothers in Queensland with responsibility for activities in the Northern Territory and East Timor.

Geoff has played a key role in the establishment of EREA as a civil and canonical entity. He has also been instrumental in the development of the financial, accounting and risk framework adopted by EREA to ensure accountability to stakeholders. The role of Stewardship and Resources is not only responsible for the financial accountability of EREA but also compliance reporting to a number of government agencies.

Geoff is married to Anne and they have two grown up children and five grandchildren. Other than family and work his spare time is spent enjoying golf and Rugby Union.

Peter Chapman

Board Director

Director Regional Support – Northern, Edmund Rice Education Australia

Peter is currently Director Regional Support – Northern at Edmund Rice Education Australia in Brisbane taking up this position at the start of 2015. Prior to this he was Principal at St Joseph’s College Gregory Terrace for 11 years and St Patrick’s College, Shorncliffe for 2½ years.

Before becoming a College Principal Peter held the roles of College Dean and Assistant Principal Religious Education (APRE) at St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace. Peter has also taught in Marist Brothers Schools.
Peter is a member of the Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) Leadership Team based in Melbourne.

In 2010 Peter received a Fellowship from the Australian College of Education for meritorious and sustained executive leadership in Catholic schools including excellence in administrative systems, innovative practices in boys’ education and community engagement.

Jacqueline has over 25 years experience working in the financial services sector both within Australian and the United States. She has worked primarily with large institutional companies across a broad range of industries managing and growing significant business relationships. Most of her career has been with ANZ working across Private Bank, Business, Corporate with her most recent role was as Executive Director in Institutional Banking. While in the United States, she worked with US Bank, Wells Fargo and John Hancock from 2000 to early 2008 before returning to Australia and leading the advisory team at Queensland Treasury Corporation and returning to ANZ in 2009. Jacqueline has experience in managing stakeholders and business partnerships at the C-Suite and board level, as well as experience in mergers and acquisitions, leading and managing business through change, organisational restructuring, product management, risk management and leading teams of people.

In the United States, she was an ambassador for the United Way Charitable Organisation at Wells Fargo, which catered to a large number of charities in the United States.  She was also a board director on the Prince Charles Hospital Foundation for ten years to 2018 (in addition to being a member of the Finance and Audit Risk Committee at that Foundation).

Jacqueline holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Masters of Business Administration and Diploma in Financial Services. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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