Executive Committee

We would like to introduce you to the Executive Committee for 2017 and 2018. The Executive Committee meet every two months.

Deb O'Riley


Deb is an enthusiastic and passionate educator. Her distinguished career in education has seen her hold a series of diverse and interesting roles. Deb is currently the Director of Asset and Business Services for South Australia's Department for Education and Childhood Development. She has also enjoyed the roles of Teacher and Principal in a variety of Primary school settings from small rural schools to larger metropolitan schools in South Australia.

Chris Bradbeer


Chris Bradbeer is an Associate Principal at Stonefields School in Auckland, opened in 2011. Being part of a leadership involved indeveloping a vision for teaching and learning, building teacher capacity in order to raise student achievement levels, and having the opportunity to consider ‘what might be possible’ in a new school setting, has provided much of the impetus behind an interest in school learning environments. He is also a researcher on the current ILETC project and engaged in his own PhD studies investigating teacher collaboration in ILE.

Richard Leonard


An active member of CEFPI/LEA for many years, Richard is the Director in charge of educational projects at Hayball, a Melbourne-based architecture, interior and urban design practice.

Laurence Robinson


Laurence has been a member of CEFPI/LEA since 2007. He is a director of Brand Architects in East Melbourne, and has worked in the education field for most of his career.

Bill Dixon


Bill has been involved in the administration of Catholic Schools for 19 years, including roles at local and state level responsible for development of school infrastructure, planning and advocacy. He currently holds the position of Executive Director, Catholic Education, Diocese of Cairns.

Andrew Pender

International Director 2017 to 2019

Andrew is a founding partner of PMDL Architecture + Design. He has been involved in the briefing, design and delivery of educational facilities throughout his professional career.

Helen Murray

Administration Manager

Helen is responsible for regional administration. Her office is in NE Victoria.

Lynda Morgan

Development Manager

Lynda oversees communications and development at a Regional level.

This page last updated: Tuesday 12 December 2017