Our Board

Matt Teale  – Board Chair

Matt has enjoyed serving on the College Board for the last nine years. He is a member of Central Church at Ipswich where he is involved in some kid’s ministry and also assists in the running of the church’s management committee. Professionally, Matt works for the West Moreton Hospital and Health Service in their Governance, Risk and Compliance Unit, specialising in risk management, committee and information flows, and fraud prevention strategies and reviews.

Sue Paulsen – Vice Chair

Sue is a committed Christian and a passionate educator. Her teaching experience spans decades in both public and private secondary schools, including 16 happy years at Westside. She has also been involved in adult education and tutoring of indigenous students. Together with her husband Neil, she spent some years living in Christian communities in India and in Holland. On returning to Australia, they were co-directors of a drug rehabilitation centre for Teen Challenge. Since retiring from full time work, she has enjoyed a number of voluntary roles including:

  • Secretary on the Board of retreat centre for spiritual and personal growth (Not for Profit)
  • Treasurer on the Board of a Community organization in the aged care sector
  • Chairman of the Body Corporate for a high rise residential block
  • Director of a small private company
Carol Treasure – Secretary

Carol has been a Secondary teacher since 1964 and has worked at a number of schools in the Brisbane/Ipswich area as well as in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

Carol commenced working at Westside Christian College in 1999 as a Home Economics and Hospitality teacher and remained at Westside until she retired in 2008.  During her time at Westside, she took part in a number of the schools Work Parties to the Solomon Islands.

She currently is involved in voluntary work with EALD and AMEP teaching and tutoring new migrants. Since 2005 she has been an Acts 1:8 team member each year assisting to introduce a phonics reading program to Solomon Island communities. Carol is involved in prayer, teaching and hospitality with her local church and has served on the Board of Westside Christian College for 6 years.

Michael Anglin

Michael, a partner at Salvos Legal Humanitarian, manages the law firm’s practice in Goodna, Queensland. Michael joined Salvos Legal in January 2012 after having spent the previous four years working for the Commonwealth government as a lawyer where his practice areas included administrative, work health and safety and workers compensation law. At Salvos Legal Humanitarian, Michael now manages the fast growing law practice at Goodna and provides legal advice in family, criminal and migration law, housing, Centrelink, debt, domestic violence and child protection matters. In 2016, Michael was awarded the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Award – Pro Bono. 

Darren Oliver

Darren Oliver is an award-winning IT Leader, having overseen the evolution and revolution of technology within Herron Todd White, one of Australia’s largest property valuation companies.  Having moved the company to open source and cloud solutions from legacy systems, he’s been successful in transitioning the business to the new era of business technology, providing a solid innovation platform for the future.  With 2 primary school-aged daughters he’s also passionate about helping educators, and education in general, prepare the next generations for a vastly different world.  In his spare time he’s a mentor at CoderDojo in Brisbane and a serial DIY-er, enjoying building things with a hammer and nails, as well as code.

Rachel Meadows

Rachel graduated from Westside Christian College in 2008 and then pursued a degree in accounting.  She completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree and her Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.  Rachel currently works for PWC, in the Brisbane Assurance Practice as a manager. Rachel brings a broad range of skills, knowledge and commercial awareness from her experience with many clients and across a number of industries, including education. Rachel also currently serves on the Committee of Management of her church, Central Church Ipswich, where she also serves in the position of Treasurer.

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