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Mount Alvernia College

Educating young women in the Franciscan tradition

Parents & Friends Support Network (P&FSN)

Mount Alvernia College

The P&FSN’s aim is to encourage, improve, and maintain parent, family, and community involvement with Mount Alvernia.  The P&FSN committee for 2018 is:

Coordinating Committee

Chairperson: Matthew Nolan

Deputy Chairperson: Jackie Blackshaw

Treasurer: Joanne Galvin

Secretary: Karen Downes

Ex-Officio Members: Kerrie Tuite (College Principal)
Annette Butterworth (Deputy Principal)

Subcommittee Coordinators: Alumnae – Marilyn Couch
Helping Hands – Tracy Goodwin-Smith

The P&FSN is supported by a wonderful group of Helping Hands, whose members are called upon to volunteer their talents and time to support College events.

Helping Hands

Being part of Helping Hands is a great way to become involved, without having to commit to coming to meetings or taking on a P&FSN committee position. To become a member of the Mount Alvernia Helping Hands group, please fill out the volunteer registration form on our Volunteers page. Helping Hands members volunteer their time to work at P&FSN events and behind-the-scenes fundraising work,


P&FSN General Meetings – 2019

Meetings are held at in the Delamore Room on the following dates (Tuesdays) at 6.30pm: 19 February, 19 March, 23 April, 21 May, 18 June, 16 July, 20 August, 17 September, 15 October, 19 November.

Enhancing Catholic School Identity Project - Executive Summary


P&FSN Guidelines


AGM Item Request Form


Useful Links

Federal Member for Lilley – Hon Wayne Swan MP State Member for Stafford – Dr Anthony Lynham Local Councillor for Marchant – Cr Fiona King Parents and Friends Federation   For further information, please contact: P&FSN Secretary – Karen Downes –