Our Board

 

SETTING THE BENCHMARK IN CEMETERY SERVICES

Catholic Cemeteries & Crematoria is governed and supported by a highly-skilled and committed Board of directors, with each member contributing unique strengths and experience to land management and community service.

The Board has three key areas of focus:

  • Strategic Direction
  • Governance
  • Advocacy and Communication with stakeholders including the NSW Dept of Primary Industries and the NSW Cemeteries & Crematoria Board

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The Hon Leo McLeay

Chairman

The Hon Leo McLeay

The Hon Leo McLeay

Chairman

A former speaker of the House of Representatives and a former Director of the Mary MacKillop Foundation, was appointed a Governor of the Catholic Cemeteries Board in July 2010 and was appointed Deputy Chair in April 2011. He became Chairman in August 2011. He is also a Director of the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.

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Kevin Frappell

Deputy Chairman

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Kevin Frappell

Deputy Chairman

With over 40 years experience within the State’s Crown Land portfolios. Kevin held the senior positions of Regional Director of a number of Regions abd finally, prior to retirement, was the State Director of Crown Lands.
As a resident of Blaxland, Kevin was elected as a Councillor of Blue Mountains City Council for a term of four years.
He was appointed a Governor of the Catholic Cemeteries Board in December 2005.

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Most Rev Terence Brady

Governor

(Titular Bishop of Talattula)

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Most Rev Terence Brady

Governor (Titular Bishop of Talattula)

Ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Sydney in 1983 and ordained an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Sydney on 16 November 2007.
Bishop Brady has maintained a strong commitment to social justice through a long connection with St Vincent de Paul Society, especially serving the homeless through the Matthew Talbot Hostel and for the last seven years as the Director of Catholic Mission for the Archdiocese.
He was appointed a Governor of the Catholic Cemeteries Board by George Cardinal Pell in May 2011.

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Michael Renshaw

Governor

Michael Renshaw

Michael Renshaw

Governor

Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants. He is currently a Director of Lidcombe Catholic Club and was appointed to this position from 2003.
Currently he is studying the graduate programme with the Australian Institute of Company Directors through the University of NSW.
Michael was appointed a Governor of the Catholic Cemeteries Board in August 2011

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Grace Fava

Governor

Grace Fava

Grace Fava

Governor

Grace is the Founder and President of not for profit charity the Autism Advisory and Support Service (AASS), a network support system to empower children with Autism and their families. The charity helps families across Australia and internationally.
Grace is an adjunct Fellow of Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Western Sydney.
Grace has received many accolades for her work at AASS including nominations for Rotary Inspirational Woman of the Year 2013 and Australian of the Year 2009, and winning the IDPWD Award 2007, Fairfield Council Australia Day Award 2010, Order of Liverpool CLO 2011 and Quota Liverpool Citizen of the Year 2011-12.
Grace joined the Catholic Cemeteries Board November 2012.

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Tony Khoury

Governor

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Tony Khoury

Govenor

Currently the Executive Director of the Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW.
Tony is a strong advocate for the waste management industry, with regular contact with the many stakeholders and regulators that affect industry, in particular EPA, Safe Work NSW, Local Government, RMS, ATO, Fair Work Commission, TAFE, etc.
He is a CPA, a Registered Tax Agent and a Fellow Member of the Governance Institute of Australia.
He was appointed a Governor of the Catholic Cemeteries Board in June 2015.

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Margaret McCue

Governor

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Margaret McCue

Govenor

A commercial lawyer and principal of McCue & Associates, Macquarie Street, Sydney.
Margaret is also a member of the consumer and commercial division of a New South Wales tribunal, and has an appointment as an arbitrator in the Local Court of New South Wales. She was recently appointed as treasurer of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Association [ADRA].
She is a longstanding director of aprivate Catholic school and is a nonexecutive committee member of an inner city chamber of commerce.
She was appointed as a governor on 1 June 2015.

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Sister Maria Wheeler

Governor

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Sister Maria Wheeler

Govenor

Member of the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Australia.
Currently is in ministry part time at the Congregational offices and volunteers part time helping students at the Institute for Advancing Community Engagement (IACE) at the Australian Catholic University. Maria is also a Director of the Sisters of Charity Community Care Ltd, having previously been the inaugural Executive Director of the Sisters of
Charity Foundation Ltd and as a Director on several Education Boards.
She was appointed a Governor of Catholic Cemeteries Board by Archbishop Anthony Fisher in June 2015.