Leadership Team

Our Leadership team is:


Mr Tony Fitzgerald
Tony Fitzgerald joined Mater Dei in 2010 after over 25 years experience in main stream schools in various leadership roles. Tony holds a Masters Degree in Education, as well as undergraduate degrees in Economics and Religious Education.
Mrs Eryn Lonergan
Acting Assistant Principal
Mrs Catherine Jeffcoate
Director of Development
Ms Anne Lauder
Business Manager
Anne joined Mater Dei in 1994 and was appointed as Business Manager in 2001. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in addition to her other qualifications.  Anne has also lived in Scotland for five years where she worked in various office positions. 


Karen Taylor
Executive Assistant to CEO/Principal
Karen commenced at Mater Dei in 2012. Prior to joining Mater Dei she spent 17 years teaching in mainstream schools and has held various middle leader positions for 12 of those years. Karen has a Degree in Economics and a Diploma of Education (Secondary).

Mrs Pamela Templeton
Director of Services
Mater Early Intervention Program
Pamela began teaching in 1970 as an Infants teacher and has taught in NSW, the Commonwealth, Queensland and Northern Territory public and Systemic Catholic education sectors. She is accredited with the Teachers Certificate, Bachelor of Education, Graduate Diploma in Arts (Leadership and Religious Education), Graduate Certificate in Special Education and is currently undertaking studies for a Masters in Inclusive Education in Autism. Pamela has taught at Mater Dei since 1995 and was appointed Assistant Principal in 1998. Pamela commenced as Director of Services in 2011.