School Governance

The TSAC Council

The role of The Springfield Anglican College Council is to provide strategic guidance and monitoring of the College’s future direction, ensure the College operates within the boundaries set by the Board, establish appropriate internal control processes and accountability systems and ensure a high level of organisational performance.

You can contact the Council by email or by phoning 07 3814 8100.

Dr Barry L Kelly - Chairman

BCom (Qld), HonDBus (Qld), FAICD, FAIM, CPA, JP (Qual)

Dr Kelly is a graduate of both the University of Queensland and the Harvard Business School.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. His career spans more than 35 years in the minerals and resources sector in Australia, Asia, the UK, Europe and South America.

Dr Kelly is a company director who has served on company boards in Australia, Austria, Germany and Japan. He was a member of the Anglican Church Grammar School Council since 1990 until 2012.  He was appointed Chairman in 2004.

Dr Kelly was awarded the Australian Institute of Company Directors – Queensland Division Gold Medal in 2011.

Mrs Ngaire Tagney

BEd, GradDipEd (Literacy), Cert T

Mrs Tagney is an experienced and credentialed educator, former Head of Primary at Moreton Bay College, and now the Director of Strategic Workplace Learning. This consultancy provides professional learning programs for Independent Schools Queensland and individual schools.

Mrs Tagney has extensive educational experience and holds a Bachelor of Education and a Graduate Diploma in Education in Literacy. Mrs Tagney has been awarded the John Laing Professional Development Award by Principal’s Australia for her outstanding contribution to Leadership and Learning.

Mr James Mason

OAM, BA (hons), Dip Ed. Grad Dip Ed (Admin), MACE

Mr Mason was educated at Nudgee College and the University of Queensland. He has had over forty year experience as a teacher and administrator both in Queensland and in New South Wales. For many years he was on the staff of the Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie) where he was the Head of the Senior School.

Mr Mason is also a well-respected author with over a dozen textbooks in his subject field of history. In 2006 he was awarded an OAM in the Australia Day Honours List for his services to education and writing.

Dr Bryan Dubbledam

BDsc, MBA (Health Services Management), MADA

Dr Bryan Dubbeldam graduated from the University of Queensland in 1993 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. He joined the Royal Australian Air Force and, during this part of his career, he had the opportunity to practice around Australia and was also deployed to East Timor. Dr Dubbeldam left the permanent Force as Air Force’s Senior Dentist and he remains a Consultant in the Air Force Reserve. Dr Dubbeldam also completed a Master of Business Administration in 2005.

Dr Dubbeldam established Orion Dental Centre in 2008 and is active within the dental profession as a Member of the Australian Dental Association and the Vardiman Dental Study Club.

Dr Dubbeldam has supported the College through the Community Alliance Program since its inception in 2009 as well as within the broader Springfield community as a member of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

Ms Jane Crombie

BHMS, Grad Dip T, GAICD, Dip Fin Plan, JP (Qual)

Ms Crombie is an experienced financial services professional. As Head of Investment Research at HLB Mann Judd Wealth and Superannuation Qld, she has extensive experience in investment strategy, risk, portfolio management and philanthropic services.

Ms Crombie is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, is currently completing an MBA at QUT, and has held director and chair positions on boards and committees across the finance, not for profit and education sectors.

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