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Board & Staff

Meet the team at Pines Learning who invite you to be part of our Centre and enjoy the array of courses and services we provide in a friendly, welcoming environment.


Pines Learning is run by a voluntary Board of Management comprising of a wide range of community members. Here is a list of current Board members. The Board of Managements responsibilities are:

  • To set and monitor strategic directions
  • To establish and review organisation policies
  • To appoint and monitor the performance of the Centre Manager
  • To ensure financial viability and manage risk

Pines Learning staff 2021

Centre Manager
Finance Manager
Terri Williams
Programs & Compliance Manager
Ruth Fordham
Childcare Manager
Anne Kenworthy
VET Manager
Aarthi Prakash
Employment & Pathways Coordinator
Jenny Carson
VET Coordinator (Early Childhood Education & Care)
VET Coordinator (Individual Support)
VCAL Coordinator
Jennette Colyer
EAL Coordinator
Sandie Forbes
Community Programs Coordinator
Libby Payne
Reconnect Program
Melanie Povey
Marketing & Advertising Officer
Kathy Galanis
Information Management Officer
Silvana Cassar
Administration Assistant
Bernie Holland
Administration Assistant
Sandra Toal
Administration Assistant
Janice Killiny
Administration Assistant - (Casual)
Sandra Savoia
Administration Assistant (VCAL)
Kathy Smith
Education Leader
Rupal Chandra
Kindergarten Teacher
Tanu Guleria
Early Childhood Educator (Diploma)
Vicky Liu
Early Childhood Educator (Diploma)
Atefeh Fani Ghanderijani
Early Childhood Educator (Diploma)
Karen Wu
Early Childhood Educator (Cert III)
Monica Rodrigues
Early Childhood Educator (Cert III)
Valentina Vardari
Early Childhood Educator (Casual)
Michelle Hughes