Leadership Team

Our Leadership team is:

Mr Mark Raue

Mark first came to the Catholic Education Office in the Diocese of Wollongong in 1996 as a Religious Education consultant after several senior appointments in Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney. Since then Mark has held a variety of leadership roles, including Head of Religious Education, Head of Religious Education and Learning Services (RELS), and Head of School Performance and Accountabilities. He has a passion for social justice and outreach.

He joined Mater Dei as CEO/Principal in 2020. 

Mrs Eryn Lonergan
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. 


Mrs Pamela Templeton
Director of Mater Dei Early Childhood Education

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.
Mrs Karen Williams
HR Manager

Karen Young
Acting Director of NextPath