The College Board of Directors is proud to administer Loreto College. All Directors are passionate about Loreto College and the way we have shaped, and continue to shape, women of today and tomorrow.
The Board is appointed by the Province Leader for terms of three years. The Directors represent a broad mix of skills; some are former students, others current or past parents, while others are independent of the College.
Peter Hoban - Chairman - BA, LLB
Peter is a former Partner of Wallmans Lawyers, where he practised for 36 years. Peter served as Chair of Partners for two years before retirement. He was a member of the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal from 2009 to 2012. He is also a Board Member of the Hutt Street Centre. Peter is the father of Sarah (1986 to 1998), Alice (1987 to 2000) and Edward (1990 to 1992).
Sandra Di Blasio - BA (Acc), CPA, GAICD
Sandra has over 25 years’ experience in auditing, banking, finance, consulting and risk management. She commenced her career in government and has also worked for a major chartered accounting firm, both in Adelaide and Sydney, as well as not-for-profits.
Sandra is currently a member of a number of boards. She chairs the College's banking, finance, risk and audit subcommittees. Sandra's other board roles include industries such as disability, research and education.
Sandra is an independent member of the Board. She is particularly passionate about what Loreto College has to offer girls and strong women of the future.
Tony Zappia FRAIA, B Arch (Hons)
Tony has served on the Capital Works Committee since 2012 and is the father of two daughters, both of whom attend Loreto College. Tony is a director at Studio Nine Architects, specialising in hospitality, medium residential, retail and residential projects.
Michael (Mike) Francis BEc (Hons)
Mike has extensive management consulting and marketing experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. He has worked for international, national and local companies in the oil industry, retail, energy, manufacturing and professional sporting clubs. Currently, Mike manages the relationships and fundraising units at the Hut Street Centre, a work of the Daughters of Charity.
Brooke Hall-Carney BA, LLB (Hons), LLM, LEADR
Brooke is an Old Scholar and is the mother of two daughters, both of whom attend Loreto College. Brooke is a Principal at international legal firm, Lipman Karas, and practises in the areas of insolvency, trade practices and general commercial litigation, as well as having firm-wide responsibility of Information Technology.
Peta Nunn CFP, Dip FP
Peta is a Financial Planner and Director of a well-respected Adelaide-based accounting and wealth management practice. Peta is also a member of the Hutt Street Centre Foundation. She is an Old Scholar of the College (1986-1994). In addition to her professional skills and experience, Peta has a special interest in leadership including mentoring, client relationships and has a strong community focus.
Rachel McLoughlin ibvm, Ba App Sc Physio, MAPA, GradDip SpDirection, MTheol Studies
Rachel is a Loreto Sister and Old Scholar of the College (1975-1987). She is a Physiotherapist working as a volunteer at Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub in Brunswick Melbourne. She also works as a Spiritual Director, giver of the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius, supervisor of ministry and chaplain. Rachel works in the area of spiritual and leadership formation with a focus on Mary Ward spirituality. In addition, Rachel is the Volunteer Coordinator for Mary Ward International Australia.
Jackie Done - GAICD, CAHRI
With an extensive career in senior leadership roles in Organisational Development, HR, Learning & Development, Change Management, WHS and Business Improvement across local and state government and the private sector, Jacki brings a well-rounded skill-set to people leadership, strategic planning, business performance improvement and driving change to deliver business results in complex, multi-divisional organisations.
Jacki is an independent member of the Board, who is passionate about lifelong learning and career development.
Elena Casciano - B IT (Hons), Dip BA
Elena is an CEO of an SA based software technology scale up, providing digital student engagement services to Australian Universities. She is an old scholar (1988-2000) and holds office of Councillor at Campbelltown City Council. She also serves on the council's Audit and Governance committee providing oversight of the councils financial and compliance matters. Elena also volunteers as a Director of Rugby Union SA where she is passionate about promoting equal opportunities for women and girls participating in sport.