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Our Board and Leadership


Loreto Normanhurst is a Company Limited by Guarantee. The governance model has the School Board as the governing body and is accountable to the IBVM (Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary).

The School Board is responsible for good governance to take place for the continuing sustainability of Loreto Normanhurst.  They are assisted in these tasks by several committees: the Finance Committee, the Property Committee, and the Bursary Committee.  The Principal, while not a member, attends all meetings of the School Board and its committees. The School Board supports the Principal who manages the operations of the school.

Meet our Board

Mr Andrew Quoyle – Chair

Ms Nicole Patterson – Deputy Chair

Mr Nicholas Eastman

Mr Steven Iannello

Mrs Lara Thom

Ms Colette Garnsey OAM

Professor Miriam Tanti

Ms Aylie O’Hanlon

Ms Caroline Purtell

Leadership of the School

The School’s strategic direction and overall operations are managed by the Principal and the Leadership Team, which encompasses the following portfolios: 

  • Finance
  • ICT
  • Human Resources
  • Property
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Marketing
  • Boarding
  • Learning
  • Mission
  • Pastoral Care
  • Philanthropy and Community Engagement

Members of the Leadership Team work alongside our staff to weave a consistent fabric from the many threads and networks of school life, connecting these to the School’s overall direction for the future.

Leadership Team

Marina Ugonotti

Lynn Long
Deputy Principal

Maree Board
Head of Teresa Ball (Head of Primary)

Sarah Ryan
Chief Marketing Officer

Kate Kovacs
Director of Boarding

Kieryn Bateman
Director of Learning

Jason Currao
Acting Director of Faith and Identity

Sally Munro
Director of Pastoral Care

Diana Zihlmann
Director of People and Culture

David Massa
Director of ICT

Danielle Dwyer
Director of Business Services

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