The Rector, with the support of the Senior Leadership Team, is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the College.
Taking strategic direction and leadership from the College Board and the Padua community, this executive team is responsible for all activity including teaching and learning, pastoral care and facilities management, and all aspects of religious life at Padua.
Meet our Leadership Team
Vice Rector Pastoral Care
Vice Rector Teaching and Learning
Vice Rector Formation
Vice Rector Administration and Staff
Padua College Limited is a company limited by guarantee. The Franciscan Order of Friars Minor is the ‘Company Member’ of Padua College Limited. Padua College was incorporated in 1996. The College is governed by the Board of Directors of Padua College Limited. As such, we are an independent school, responsible for our own direction and performance.
The Board consists of up to 11 members who are appointed by the ‘Company Member’ after consultation with the Board. The Board shall comprise persons who have suitable qualifications or experience or are representative of community interests and who are considered by the ‘Company Member’ to be suitable to participate in the mission of the Province of the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor.
The Rector (Principal) and Business Manager (Company Secretary) are ex-officio non-voting members of the Board.
Our current Board members include:
Mr Daniel Barnard
Mr Anthony Benedetti
Mrs Michelle Clarke
Fr Mario Debattista ofm
Mr Damien Fall
Mrs Christine Masters
Mr Peter McCabe
Mr Mark McSweeney
Dr Gerard Sammon
Mrs Jacqueline Wise.
Mr Peter Elmore
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Barry Keegan