Diocesan Committee of Parents and Friends Assn

The Parents & Friends Association is an integral part of Catholic schools in the Diocese and provides a formal structure for parents and others interested in the welfare of the students to plan and organise activities for the benefit of the school.

In particular, Parents & Friends Associations participate in Catholic schools by:-

• Providing a medium of support, information and involvement of parents/carers in their    children's education and the school community
• Developing collaboration between parents/carers and school staff
• Promoting the principles of Catholic education
• Fostering a distinctive Christian environment in the school
• Providing a medium for parents/carers to participate at Diocesan, State and National levels.

While other groups may be active within the life of the school, no group, other than the Parents & Friends Association, can represent the interests of the whole parent body at any school.

The Diocesan Parents & Friends Council has responsibility for the Parent & Friends Associations in the Rockhampton regions and operates within a constitution approved by the Bishop.

Rockhampton Diocesan Council

The Rockhampton Diocesan Council supports the 29 Primary and 8 Secondary school P&F Associations in our Diocese. We cover the area from Bundaberg north to Mackay and out west to Longreach.

We aim to do the following:

• Provide guidance and encouragement to the local P&F associations
• Actively support and assist schools with parent education
• Keep schools up to date with Diocesan, State and Federal issues
• Liaise with the Catholic Education office.

Diocesan Council Executive

Sue Greentree (Chair)
Lloyd Finnis (Deputy Chair)
Janet McLennan (Secretary)
Bernadette Rutherford (Treasurer)

State Committee Delegates

Sue Greentree 
Denise Holden

P&F Cluster Delegates

Northern Cluster
Southern Cluster Donna Haberman
Rockhampton Cluster Glenda Hyland
Western Cluster vacant

Contact

Mrs Sue Greentree
PO Box 524,
Rockhampton QLD 4700
M: 0407 648 684
H: (07) 49285874
E: sue.greentree@bigpond.com or pandf@dceorok.catholic.edu.au

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