The Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District is the governing body for all Lutheran schools in Queensland. It delegates some of its governance responsibilities to the College Council.
The Council consists of eight to ten practising communicant members of the Lutheran Church of Australia, and may include up to two communicant members of other Christian churches, a Lutheran Pastor, and non-voting advisors including the College Principal, College Chaplain, Head of Secondary, Head of Primary and Business Manager.
Employees of the College are not eligible for membership.
The primary function of the College Council is to develop and approve policies relevant to the College’s operations. Council members are required to ensure the College is operated in accordance with the beliefs and responsibilities of the Lutheran Church of Australia.
The College Council’s responsibilities include:
• Promoting the College amongst members of the Parish, and in the community. • Approving policies, programs and projects. • Being concerned for the well-being of students and staff. • Recommending the appointment of the College Principal to the Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District. • Receiving regular reports from the College Principal and various committees on the College’s operations. • Overseeing the general administration of the college. • Overseeing the activities of auxiliary support groups such as the Parents and Friends Association. • Referring major policy changes and new projects involving significant expenditures to the Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District. • Appointing Chartered Accountants to audit the College’s financial records each year.
Good Shepherd Lutheran College Council
Chris Roche (Chair) Chris was elected to the position of Council Chair in 2008. He is a mortgage broker. Chris’ children are enrolled at Good Shepherd.
Fay Klinge Fay chaired the College Council for 20 years before relinquishing the role in 2008. Coming from a farm background and having represented rural youth overseas, Fay moved to Noosa where she owned and operated a TV repair and rental business and later a party-hire business for many years. She is now retired.