Meet the School Council

Towoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School is Diocesan owned and the School Council is appointed by the Archbishop-in-Council.

The major function of the School Council is to work upon the development, implementation and continuing review of the School’s strategic plan and major policies, which encompasses all aspects of the School’s activities and facilities.

Mr Hugh Rose
BA, DipEd, M.A.C.E, M.A.C.E.L, MAICD

Mr Rose was appointed Chairman to the Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School Council in 2012. Awarded the Centenary Medal for services to education (2001). He is also currently Chairman of a statutory body, Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) reporting to the Minister for Agriculture in Queensland. Mr Rose is a former Headmaster of Toowoomba Grammar School and Deputy Headmaster of The King’s School Parramatta, and has taught in the UK at St Edward School, Oxford. He was an ex-officio member on the Council of The King’s School, Toowoomba Grammar School and Blackheath & Thornburn College, nine years as a Council Member of the The SCOTS College PGC and six years on the Council of the University of Southern Queensland. Prior to teaching, Mr Rose worked in the commercial world in the Sydney Stock Exchange and the Shell Oil Company. He is a former Rugby international (Wallaby 1967-70) and is married to Helen with three adult children.

Deputy Chairman and Chair of Finance, Audit & Compliance
Mr Bill te Kloot

Mr te Kloot was appointed to the Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School Council in 2012, and in 2014 he was appointed Deputy Chairman. Mr te Kloot was a member of the Churchie School Council fro 12 years up to 2011, and was National President of Governance Institute of Australia in 2012. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently a Director of CRC ORE Ltd, a company involved in the development and commercialisation of technology in the mining industry. Mr te Kloot has worked in a number of industries as both CFO and Company Secretary, and more recently has concentrated on Director roles and consulting as a Governance professional. Mr. te Kloot boarded at TACAPS for three years from 1960 to 1962, and his father, brother, nephews, and a niece all attended Prep. He is married to Anthea and has three adult sons.

Member, Chair of Building, Grounds & Marketing Sub-Committee
Member of Finance, Audit & Compliance Sub-Committee
Mr Reuben Lawrence
BEcon (Hons) (UQ)

Mr Reuben Lawrence was appointed to Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School Council in 2016. Mr Lawrence is the founder and principal of Lawrence Consulting – an economic consulting, research and analysis firm established in 2004. He completed a Bachelor of Economics (Honors) degree from the University of Queensland, Brisbane. Mr Lawrence has seventeen years experience in consulting to and advising government and corporate clients across a wide scope of projects and industries, including mining and resources, agriculture, tourism, construction and aviation, particularly in the areas of economic impact analysis; modelling and forecasting; strategy development; economic and corporate publications; and business planning. Mr Lawrence is married to Amelia and has four children whom all currently attend TACAPS. Mr Lawrence has been involved in coaching various sporting teams at TACAPS, including rugby, soccer and basketball.

Member, Member of Finance, Audit & Compliance Sub-Committee
Mr Jim Rawlings
B.Com (Acc & ECom) (USQ), CPA, M.A.I.C.D, Dip.FS(FP)

Mr Jim Rawlings was appointed to Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School Council in 2017. Mr. Rawlings has more than fourteen years experience in commerce and is a Managing Director of Hooper Accountants. A graduate of a Diploma of Financial Planning. Awarded CPA and completed the AICD Company Directors course. Mr Rawlings is an active member of the Toowoomba business community, and currently holds the position of President of the TACAPS Foundation Board and Director of the Australian Polo Federation. He is married to Tina and is a parent of three children whom all currently attend TACAPS.