Foundation Board

Foundation Board

Members of the board volunteer their time and are committed to seeing Churchie remain one of Australia’s leading schools.


Craig Spencer


Craig attended Churchie from 1969 to 1975 before joining the family business, Carter & Spencer Group, a leading fresh fruit and vegetable company with operations throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. He is now managing director of the group, as well as a director of the City of Brisbane Investment Corporation, Foodstuffs Fresh Ltd, The Australian Ballet and the Produce Marketing Association Australia/New Zealand Council.

Deputy Chairman

Donald Home

BSc (Hons), MAICD

Donald attended Churchie from 1974 to 1978. After Churchie, he completed a Bachelor of Science at UQ with Honours and then commenced work with US healthcare company Abbott Laboratories. After 15 years, including five in the Chicago headquarters, Don and his family returned to Brisbane so that his two sons could attend Churchie and his daughter Somerville House. During this time, he ran two ASX listed biotechnology companies and was on the board of two others as well as the Queensland Biotechnology Advisory Council. In 2009, he rejoined Abbott Laboratories and ran the Haematology business unit in San Francisco for the next six years and before he and Robyn returned to Australia in 2016.


Christopher Blue


Chris attended Churchie from 1976 to 1983. After completing his Bachelor of Laws degree, he joined TW Biggs & Biggs as an articled clerk and then worked as a judges associate to the future Governor of Queensland, Paul de Jersey AC. Chris has been with international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills for over 20 years, with the last 15 years as a partner in the real estate team. Chris has worked on significant urban development and regeneration projects such the Roma Street Parkland, Riparian Plaza, Boggo Road Urban Village, Queens Wharf and the Brisbane Showgrounds redevelopment.


Hon Paul de Jersey AC CVO KC

BA, LLB (Hons), Hon LLD (Qld), Hon DUniv (USQ), Hon DUniv (Griffith)

The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC CVO KC attended Churchie 1962 to 1965. He was a member of the School Council 1990 to 1997. He was Chancellor of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane 1991 to 2014 and is now Chancellor Emeritus. He is also now President of the Episcopal Standards Board of the National Church.

Professionally Paul was admitted to the Bar in 1971, appointed QC in 1981, and then as Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1985. He served as 17th Chief Justice of Queensland 1998 to 2014, then as 26th Governor of Queensland until November 2021.

He has been a Companion of the Order of Australia since 2000 and a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order since 2021. He holds Honorary Doctorates from UQ, USQ and Griffith University. He graduated in Arts and Laws (with honours) from UQ in 1971.

Paul married Kaye in 1971 and they have three children (David being an Old Boy of the School) and three grandchildren.


Dr Bill Glasson


Churchie Old Boy Bill Glasson completed a Diploma of Applied Science (Optometry), then studied medicine at The University of Queensland. After graduating in 1980, he studied in England, returning in 1988 to begin private practice and expand into rural outreach services. He is Chairman of Cancer Australia; Federal President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists; past Federal President of the Australian Medical Association; and recipient of the Order of Australia for services to medicine.


Anna McCartney


After completing her schooling at St Margaret’s, Anna obtained a BA from UQ and an MBA from QUT. She has worked in the general management of several professional services firms.

She is currently the director of a risk management consultancy business and provides management advisory services to a large occupational medical company. Anna has been a volunteer on executive management committees of early education institutions including C&K, Gowrie and Tugulawa Early Education at Bulimba. 

Anna joined the Churchie community as a parent in 2012, with four sons currently at the school. She most recently served as President of the Prep Support Group.


Dr Steven Ting


Steven attended Churchie from 1987 to 1994. In his senior year, he was elected Captain of School. He has two sons currently attending Churchie and a daughter at Brisbane Girls Grammar School. Steven completed his medical degree at Monash University, joined his family’s medical practice in 2004 and continues to work as a general practitioner. He is a current Director of MyKindy and Junior Campus, who operate a number of childcare centres in New Zealand and Australia.


Dr Alan Campbell

AssocDipOE, DipT, GradCertTheol, BA(UQ), MEdAdmin, EdD(UNE), FACEL(Q), GAICD

Dr Campbell is the current Churchie Headmaster. He has held a number of honorary positions on working parties and committees in the Anglican Schools Commission of the Diocese of Brisbane and the Australian College of Educators. Dr Campbell holds memberships in the International Baccalaureate Organisation, the International Boys’ Schools Coalition, the Headmasters’ Conference and the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the latter of which he is a graduate.


Elizabeth Stannard


Elizabeth joined Churchie in 2008 as Director of Business and Finance. She is a University of Queensland graduate with an extensive background in banking and finance, particularly with the Commonwealth Bank. This financial background, together with experience in the education sector, has equipped Elizabeth well for her role. Elizabeth previously chaired the Foundation of another large independent school.

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