The Sacré Cœur Community Council is established to assist our Board of Directors, in representing the interests of constituent School community groups in a spirit of inclusion reflecting the Sacred Heart Goals and directed at the development and welfare of the entire School community. The Council is also responsible for the oversight of major community events and projects such as our French Village Fair and anniversary celebration initiatives
The Council includes representatives from the following groups:
Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria
School Sub Committees: Community Relations
Alastair was appointed to the role of Director of Community Relations at Sacré Coeur in 2018.
Previous to this, he was Associate Director, Alumni Relations at the University of Tasmania based in Hobart from 2014 to 2017, where he was recruited by the University to redesign and launch a new alumni community program and supporting corporate brand.
From 2001-2014, he worked at Deakin University in a number of roles, including: Manager, Alumni Relations, Alumni Marketing Officer, Major Projects Officer and Marketing Officer based in Geelong and Warrnambool. At Deakin he founded the University’s multi-award-winning alumni program in 2004 and developed it into one of the finest community engagement programs in Australia over the next decade.
Previous to his career in the education sector, Alastair was a Barrister and Solicitor for Clarke & Barwood Lawyers in Geelong and Colac for three years, where he practiced in family, criminal and civil law matters.
Alastair is the administrator of the Sacré Coeur Community Council.
Mr Andrew Klose
B.Ec (La Trobe),
School Sub Committees: Sacré Coeur Parents’ Association Co-President
Andrew is a Finance Executive in an Asia Pacific role at PPG Industries, Inc., an American Fortune 500 company and global supplier of paints, coatings, and specialty materials.
He specialises in supporting the Operations function, Business Intelligence and other System Transformation implementations, and managing a team of accountants across manufacturing locations in the Asia Pacific region.
He is the husband of Kitty O’Sullivan (1970-1982) and father of Hannah (2008-2014), Olivia and Julia (2008-2018).
Andrew has served as the founding Secretary, then Treasurer of the Sacré Coeur Netball Club, and as Treasurer of the Sacré Coeur Parents’ Association. He is currently the Co-President of the Sacré Coeur Parents’ Association.
Mrs Anna Masters
B.A (Hons), Dip. Ed., M.A. (Hons), MEdL
School Sub Committees: Community Relations, Education and Mission, Finance, Risk and Special Projects
Anna has extensive experience as an educational leader and consultant in Australia and in the UK. She has lead the teaching of NSW and Victorian endorsed courses, the IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. Anna has enjoyed a career that has demanded that she embrace different systems and curricula as well as improvement-focused change, powerful feedback, rich learning relationships, innovative ideas, partnership with community and strategic planning. She has lead strategic review cycles in schools and is expert in using the domains of school improvement tools in school contexts.
The schools in which she has been a leader are highly respected, globally oriented, leading day and boarding schools and include Cranbrook School (NSW), Geelong Grammar School (VIC), Kincoppal-Rose Bay (NSW), St Joseph’s College (NSW), Ravenswood (NSW) and Kambala (NSW). She now leads Sacré Cœur (VIC) as Principal.
Anna is married to Guy and has three children: Bridget, Lucy and James. As a family, they have lived as members of residential school communities for almost 29 years. Anna was taught by the Dominicans at Santa Sabina College in Sydney and is an alumna of the Universities of Sydney, Melbourne and NSW.
Ms Jo Hynes
B Eng (Civil) (Melb),
School Sub Committees: Friends of Performing Arts
Jo is currently the Sustainability Manager for Karoon Gas Australia Ltd, where she is able to combine her strategic engineering and planning skills with a passion for sustainability.
She is a member of the Advisory Council of St. Mary’s College, at the University of Melbourne in Parkville, and sits on both the Finance and Risk and Property and Building Sub-Committees.
Jo plays an active role in her local Parish and has recently resigned following 8 years on the St. Cecilia’s Pastoral Council. Jo also volunteers in several community based sporting and charitable organisations.
She is the mother of Catherine (Year 11) and Belle (Year 7).
Jo has been a member of the Sacré Coeur Community Council since 2017.
Ms Elizabeth (Libby) Priddle
BEc, LLB (Monash)
Elizabeth is a founding partner of BSP Lawyers in Melbourne, where she has practiced as a hospitality law specialist since 2007.
Prior to that she was a partner at Williams Winter Lawyers in Melbourne, where she commenced her legal career as a graduate in 1994.
Elizabeth is a current Board Member of MAD (Make a Difference) charity and is also President of the Sacré Cœur Netball Club.
She is the mother of Meg Logan (Year 11) and is an alumnae of Sacré Cœur, graduating in 1986.
Ms Marianne Cassin
BA (Social Science) Monash ,
Cert IV Training & Assessment, Monash
School Sub Committees: Alumnae Association (Co-President – current), Alumnae Association (Secretary: 2012 – 2018), ASCA (Secretary: 2016 – current)
Marianne has been an Executive Assistant for the past 30 years for a number of international and national companies.
Her passion for training has seen her training Executive Assistants nationally in the art of Minute Taking for the EAN Network. Her career continues to grow with her own Minute Taking & Shorthand training workshops in Melbourne.
She is passionate about being an active member of ASCA and the Alumnae Association and hopes to increase the awareness of the Alumnae Association’s attributes to the Young Alumnae.
She is looking forward to being a contributing member of the Community Council, representing the Alumnae Association.
Mrs Marisa Reid
School Sub Committees: School Board Director, Community Council Chair
Marisa is a director of a property management, investment and development company.
Upon finishing her entire school career at Sacré Cœur, Marisa completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at the Victorian College of Pharmacy and worked for twenty years in hospital and community pharmacy both in Melbourne and the United Kingdom. She was involved in mentoring programs, The Pharmaceutical Society and the Association of Professional Engineers and Scientists.
Marisa has been involved with the Sacré Cœur Alumnae Association for many years, serving as President from 2012 to 2018.
She is the mother of Allegra (a student since 2016) and Dante.
Marisa has been a member of the Sacré Cœur School Board since 2018.
Ms Pette Liacopoulos
Bachelor of Arts (Latrobe),
Diploma of Financial Planning (Deakin)
School Sub Committees: Parents' Association
Pette is a Business Manager within the Governance team at ANZ Financial Planning.
She previously ran her own financial planning business within AMP financial planning and worked as a Business Development Manager at IOOF.
She is the mother of Stella (2012-ongoing), Anna (2012 - ongoing) and Joanne (2015 – ongoing).
Pette has been a member of the Sacré Coeur Parents Association since 2012. She began her community engagement as the Prep class representative and has held roles such as Joigny class representative co-ordinator and is currently the Co-President for the Sacré Coeur Parents Association.
She currently coaches the Year 8 Sacre Coeur Netball team and is involved with the South Melbourne Women Football Club as a committee member.
Ms Marcia Endacott
Master of Sport Management,
Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment
School Sub Committees: Community Council, Program and Projects Sub-Committee
Marcia is the Strategy and Planning Manager for the ICC World T20 2020, the World Cup of Twenty20 cricket. Previously she worked in event acquisition for the Victorian Major Events Company, in sport development with the Australian Sports Commission. Prior to her sport and major events career, Marcia worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Corporate Finance division.
Marcia is an Alumna of Sacré Cœur (1989) and a Past President of the Alumnae Association (1995).
Marcia has been a member of the Sacré Coeur Foundation Board since 2013.