Class of 1973 - Chair (2014 - present)
Laurie has been a practicing public accountant in Hamilton for over 30 years. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand. Recently he was the National Chair of Brentnalls Aﬃliation of Chartered Accountants. Outside of the accounting and ﬁnance industry, Laurie is also a director of a number of highly successful companies involved in a diversiﬁed range of business activities from Agribusiness to hardware and timber. Laurie was Chair of the College Board from 2004-2012.
Class of 1979
Andrew has lived and worked in London, Japan, Singapore and Indonesia, speaking Indonesian as a second language fluently. He graduated with honours from Monash University, in the field of Economics, Development Economics and International Development. Andrew’s currently working at JBWere as Head of Advice for Victoria and Tasmania, directly managing and supervising the activities of the advice team. His previous roles within the financial service sector include, Director and Branch Manager at Citi, Director at Credit Suisse and Executive Director at UBS.
Class of 1967
Hugh has experience with private, community and government organisations having worked for the Department of Agriculture & Rural Aﬀairs, being a Farmer, Local Government Councillor/Mayor and a State Government MP and Minister for Sport and Recreation and Veteran's Aﬀairs. Retiring from politics in 2014.
Currently Hugh is an Administrator with Central Goldfields Shire and a Commissioner on the Australian Sports Commission (commonly referred to as Sport Australia) Hugh has a lifetime of sporting involvement as a player, coach, and administrator.
All of Hugh and Judie’s three children attended Monivae College.
Class of 1969
Patrick has had extensive involvement with Monivae College through the years. He was President of the Parents and Friends for 4 years and was Chairman of the original Capital Appeal before then becoming a member of the Foundation. The Howman family have been associated with Monivae from the very start at the turning of the first sod.
All Patrick’s four children went to Monivae College. Patrick is the Principal of HBH Legal and has run Legal Practices in the Western District for 35 years. He is an accredited Specialist in Family Law and Notary Public. He lives in Portland and is heavily involved in numerous community activities. All his children and grandchildren live locally.
Class of 1980
An experienced non-executive director and Graduate of AICD, who has served on government and not-for-proﬁt boards in the health, education and community services sectors. Currently Head of States and Territories at the Australian Institute of Company Directors. With qualifications in business and management, Sally's previous executive roles include senior corporate and strategic management positions at Government House in Canberra, in emergency services, higher education and the private sector. Appointed Honorary Aide to the Governor of Victoria in 2019. A Victorian Finalist in the Telstra Business Women's Awards in 2019. Awarded a Centenary Medal by the Australian Government in 2003.
Class of 1998
Lachy has undertaken a variety of roles since graduating from Monivae in 1998. Completing a Bachelor of Communications at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Lachy moved to Cricket Australia where he joined the Communications Team for 10 years and ﬁlled the role of Australian Men's Team Media Manager for seven years. Upon returning to the district with his wife Louise, Lachy undertook the role of Region General Manager with AFL Western District for four years and has recently been appointed as the Manager of Community Relations with the Southern Grampians Shire Council.
Bryan Roberts OAM
Class of 1960
Bryan was a Foundation student of Monivae at Port Fairy Road in 1954 and Ballarat Road in 1956. He graduated LLB from Melbourne University in 1965 and has successfully practiced in the area of aviation law, commercial law, planning applications, commercial property transactions trusts and business structures. He was awarded an OAM in 2013 for his Services to the City of Brighton and Rural Education. Bryan was Chair of the Monivae College Board from 2001 - 2005 and Foundation Chair, 2004 - 2013. He now lives and works in Hamilton with his wife Margaret.
Class of 1973
Mark has been involved in business for over 40 years in a diverse range of industry sectors. Mark was one of the founding Principals of the SED Consulting Group, a leading business advisory organisation. Mark was also an inaugural Board Member and Chairman of Ballarat Health Services and is Chairman of BGT, a local group training and employment not for profit business in Ballarat. Most recently, Mark was the Project Director for a Governance and Operational Training program for Victorian Cemetary Trusts on behalf of the Victorian State Government. A Fellow of both the AICD and CPAs, Mark's focus today is governance, and in partnership with a group of talented colleagues, has created a business that focuses on providing governance support and advice in both the not-for-profit and private company sectors.
Class of 1967
An inaugural member of the first board of management at Monivae, Anthony has served the College as a Foundation member for the past 19 years. His leadership in the community, Country Fire Association, and the Victorian Farmers Association is well known. Anthony and his wife Michele own a wool-growing and grazing property "Indi" at Balmoral. Their four children all attended Monivae. Anthony is committed to seeing Monivae College continue to grow under the ethos of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.