Leadership and Board

“Good governance requires working toward common ground”
— Pete Hoekstra

Marist Regional College is a forward thinking and progressive co-educational school that has delivered an exceptional education for Year 7 to 12 students for close to 50 years.

Leadership Team

The Leadership Team at Marist Regional College is responsible for the spiritual, academic and social welfare of its community members.

Mr Noel Nethery

Acting Principal

Mrs Emily Sass

Deputy Principal Learning & Teaching

Mr John Hamilton

Deputy Principal Pastoral Wellbeing

Mr Sam Johnstone

Director of Faith & Ministry

Mr Brady Yates

Director of Organisations

Mr Andrew Leary

Business Manager


All Tasmanian Archdiocesan schools and colleges operate under the governance authority of the Catholic Education Commission Tasmania (CECT) and its four permanent standing committees:

  • Catholic Identity & Evangelisation
  • Education
  • People & Culture
  • Resources & Sustainability


Archdiocesan School Board

Our Board is directly responsible to the Executive Director of Catholic Education through delegated authority from the Catholic Education Commission Tasmania within the context of providing high-quality Catholic education and promoting the Catholic life of the school.

Application for Marist Regional College Board Appointment

2022 Board Members

Acting Principal Mr Noel Nethery
Archbishop’s appointee Fr John Girdauskas
Board Chairperson Mrs Maree Collins
Board Vice Chairperson Mr Jonathan Cahill
Board member Mr Simon Angilley 
Board member Mr Peter Johnstone
Board member Mr Ben Sandow
Secretary to the Board Mr Andrew Leary
Contributor: Deputy Principal L&T Mrs Emily Sass
Contributor: Deputy Principal PW Mr John Hamilton