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.

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

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
M.S.M(LU), B.Com (UQ), FGIA, FCIS, FAICD, CDec

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 ICT Sub-Committee
Member of Education & Welfare Sub-Committee
Mrs Kiron Barui
DipT(BCAE), BTeach(UQ), MEd(UQ) M.Ed. (UQ), B.Tech (UQ), Dip.T(BCAE)

Mrs. Barui was appointed to the Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School Council in 2011. Mrs Barui began her education passion with a Diploma of Education specialising in early childhood. She then went on to work for Education Queensland for many years in the classroom and as a music specialist. During this time, she completed her Bachelor of Education. With a young family Mrs Barui undertook a masters of Education specialising in Special Education. In the last few years she has been at home with her two children, who attend TACAPS, and has been involved in owning and running different businesses. Her true passion being the education of young minds, has led to her active involvement in The Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School.


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, agricuture, 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, Chair of Education & Welfare Sub-Committee
Member of Building, Grounds & Marketing Sub-Committee
Mrs Amanda Boyce
LLB (UQ), B.A (UQ)

Mrs Amanda Boyce was appointed to Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School Council in 2015. Mrs Boyce is a principal with Groom & Lavers Solicitors having jointed the firm in 2007. Admitted as a Solicitor in 1994, Mrs. Boyce’s broad legal experience will equip her to contribute to the governance of the Council and the School operations generally. Mrs Boyce’s brother attended Toowoomba Preparatory School (as it then was) whilst Mrs Boyce boarded at St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School for her secondary education. She has three children, all of whom attended TACAPS. Mrs Boyce is committed to ensuring that her own children have every opportunity which is reasonably available to them and is a firm believer that TACAPS, now and in the future, is the best possible means of achieving this for her children, both academically and otherwise, and wants to do all that she can to ensure TACAPS unique qualities are available for, and sought after by, future generations. Mandy’s brother attended Toowoomba Preparatory School (as it then was) whilst Mandy boarded at St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School for her secondary education. Mandy has 3 children, all of whom have attended TACAPS and one who remains in the Preparatory section of the school. Mandy is committed to ensuring that her own children have every opportunity which is reasonably available to them and is a firm believer that TACAPS, now and in the future, is the best possible means of achieving this for her children, both academically and otherwise, and wants to do all that she can to ensure TACAPS unique qualities are available for, and sought after by, future generations.


Member, Member of Education & Welfare Sub-Committee
Member of Building, Grounds & Marketing Sub-Committee
Ms Tressa Lindenberg

Ms. Lindenberg has a lifelong career in both commercial and residential real estate. She opened her own business in 2009 and has a staff of 12 and a significant property management division. Ms. Lindenberg is passionate about the community she lives in, heading a new form of Rotary club called Rotary Edge, for business leaders under 50 years of age, the club works tiresomely on raising much needed funds for the community. Ms. Lindenberg has recently won a Paul Harris Fellowship award. In the sporting arena, Ms. Lindenberg has represented Australia in Europe in both 50km and 100km road racing events finishing in the top 20 in the world. Ms. Lindenberg continues to coach athletes from beginners to elite. She has a genuine passion for health and fitness, completing her Diploma in Physical Fitness. Ms. Lindenberg is a mother of three adult children.


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.