Director - MWIA Board of Directors
Mary is Director of Development at Kincoppal-Rose Bay School and a member of the School Leadership Team. She has over 20 years’ experience in fundraising for bursaries and capital works.
After some years of teaching, Mary first came to Kincoppal-Rose Bay as Careers Advisor in the 1980s, a position she returned to in 1991 until 1994. Mary then embarked on a new direction as Director of Development at Loreto Normanhurst, Development Officer at the University of Sydney and at Kincoppal-Rose Bay in 2007 as Director of Development. She gained further experience in fundraising as a volunteer with the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Fundraising Committee and the Fundraising Committee for Catholic Health Care. She was also a member of the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Foundation.
The role of Director of Development at Kincoppal-Rose Bay is multi-faceted, and includes fundraising for building programs and bursary funds, community building and fostering relationships within the school community, public relations, school publications and promotions.
Mary has sought support for the School’s Bursary Fund, which provides students whose families are in financial need with the opportunity of a Sacred Heart education. She has worked with volunteers to raise funds for a number of capital developments, most recently the Year 12 Learning Hub.