CommitteeSeptember 19, 2013
2020-2021 ASR Committee Member
President Petah Foran
A very experienced Studies of Religion teacher, having specialised in this area for over 25 years, Petah is also an experienced HSC Senior Marker, exam writer and Religious Education Coordinator. She is currently employed as Religious Education Coordinator at Holy Spirit College, Lakemba.
Vice President: Dan Valencic
An experienced and innovative educator and teacher of Studies of Religion and HSC Marker. Dan is currently employed as the Religious Education Coordinator at Christian Brothers High School, Lewisham.
Secretary: Igor Pletikosa
An experienced educator and teacher of Studies of Religion and HSC marker. Igor is currently working as the Assistant Religious Education Coordinator & Youth Ministry and Outreach Coordinator at Mount Carmel Catholic College, Varroville.
Treasurer: Christina Ryan
An experienced and innovative educator, teacher of Studies of Religion, HSC Marker, Senior Judge and exam writer. Christina is currently employed as the REC at Loreto Kirribilli.
Committee member: Sandy Hollis
A very experienced Jewish educator, former Board of Studies examiner, HSC Senior Marker and Studies of Religion Curriculum Consultative Committee member. Sandy is currently working at the Sydney Jewish Museum
Committee member: Michael Reid
Michael is an experienced teacher, examination writer and marker of Studies of Religion. He is a regular presenter and moderator of Teacher Professional Learning through the Association, university teacher training courses and student conferences. He is currently the College Principal at St Paul’s, Manly and continues to develop resources used by Studies of Religion teachers throughout the state.
Committee member: Cathy Roebuck
An experienced Studies of Religion teacher, HSC Marker and school leader. Cathy is currently the Religious Education Coordinator at Marist Catholic College, Kogarah.
Committee member: Rebecca Toogood
An experienced educator and teacher of Studies of Religion. Rebecca has marked HSC for a number of years. Rebecca is currently working at Mount Carmel Catholic College, Varroville.
Committee member: Christine Meharg
An experienced Studies of Religion teacher, HSC Marker and school leader. Christine is currently the Religious Education Coordinator at Mount Carmel Catholic College, Varroville.
Committee member: Gina Governatori
An experienced educator,teacher of Studies of Religion and HSC Marker. Gina is currently the Assistant Religious Education coordinator at Emmaus Catholic College,Kemps Creek.
Committee member: Louise Zavone
An experienced Studies of Religion teacher, HSC Senior Marker and school leader. Louise was employed as Education Officer for Secondary Religious Education at Sydney Catholic Schools. She is now working as an Executive Secretary for the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in Canberra.
Committee member: Helen Smith
Member of the writing team responsible for developing the Studies of Religion syllabus and provider of PD in many forums for its implementation and ongoing development. Dedicated to seeing the original intentions of the syllabus continue to grow and respond to changing cultural contexts. HSC senior marker for many years. In 2018 Helen established the consultancy, The FaithEd Project.