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Stakeholder Members

Back Row L to R: Rishabh Mishra, Rev Robert Newton, Liz Beasley, Dr Shivanthan Shanthikumar, Prof Timothy Lindsey,
Dr Murray Verso, Vivienne Monteith, Linda Weatherson and Nathan Savundra-Shepherd
Front Row L to R: Neil Williams, Rob Gow, Dr Lynette Hall, Eddie Gibbons and Rick Tudor

Liz Beasley

Liz’s four sons all attended TGS, her youngest finishing in 2018. During this time she was heavily involved in running the Uniform Shop over many years. She is a volunteer at the Royal Children’s Hospital where she cares for very sick children, their siblings and their parents as they navigate the complex needs of their families during challenging times. She is also a volunteer at the Old Trinity Grammarians Football Club, where she regularly refuels up to 100 footballers on Thursday nights after training. 

 

Eddie Gibbons (OTGA Nominee)

Eddie Gibbons attended Trinity Grammar School from 1981 to 1994. He has previously served as the OTGA President and a School Council member. His professional career has spanned operational and strategic governance advisory, corporate services and executive roles within government, public sector agencies and the for-purpose sector. 

 

Rob Gow (PA Nominee)

Rob’s career in education and leadership over the past 24 years has been in both the State and co-educational independent sectors, at Primary and Middle School levels. Rob is currently the Head of Middle School, Wesley College St Kilda Rd. Rob is a current parent with three boys attending TGS and is looking forward to positively contributing to the school. 

 

Dr Lynette Wong

Lynette Hall (née Wong), MBBS FRACGP PGDipManagement, has professional experience and interests spanning mental health, day hospital governance, healthcare quality, safety and (healthcare) consumer partnership and engagement. She enjoys being part of the TGS community and embraces its vision and values. Her late father and brother attended TGS in the late 50s and 80s and she is a current parent. 

 

Prof Tim Lindsey AO FAIIA

Tim is an OTG, finishing in 1979. He is the Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Malcolm Smith Professor of Asian Law at the University of Melbourne, where he is also the Director of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society. He is the author of over 100 publications and is executive editor of the Australian Journal of Asian Law. He was previously the long-serving Chair of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Australia Indonesia Institute. He is an inductee in the TGS Gallery of Achievement. 

 

David Mansour

David is an OTG from the 1960s and early 1970s. He returned to TGS to teach HSC, later VCE, Economics in 1987 and undertook various roles, including Head of Commerce, Head of Arnold House, Head of Years 10 and 11 and Senior Master during his tenure. He retired in 2015, although remains connected to TGS through the China Program and VCE exam supervision. He is the father of two OTGs, both of whom commenced in Junior School and both of whom he taught. He is an inductee in the TGS Gallery of Achievement. 

 

Rishabh Mishra

Rish is an OTG and was School Captain in 2017. He is currently studying Law and Commerce in his first year of University. He is still keenly involved with the school community through the Outdoor Education Program, and the OTGA. 

 

Vivienne Monteith

Vivienne was born and educated in South Africa where she began her career as a primary school teacher. In 1996, she and her family relocated to New Zealand, where she continued her teaching career. In 2009, Vivienne joined TGS’s Junior School, teaching Year 2, Year 6 and Religious Education prior to retiring at the end of 2018. She keeps busy in her retirement by spending time with her family, tutoring, learning Mandarin and singing in the choir at St George’s East Ivanhoe. 

 

Rev Robert Newton (Archbishop’s Nominee)

Robert is currently Vicar of Holy Trinity Kew, a member of the Melbourne Anglican Diocesan Schools Commission and a Director of Hume Anglican Grammar. He was previously Archdeacon of LaTrobe and Ballarat and a Director of Ballarat Grammar School. He has also been a missionary teacher in Zimbabwe, Chaplain at Malvern College UK, Head of Religious Education at Newington College in Sydney and Trinity College in Gawler, SA. 

 

Nathan Savundra-Shepherd

Nathan is an OTG and was School Captain in 2018. He is currently studying Commerce at the University of Melbourne. He is actively involved with the school community through the Learning Journeys Program. 

 

Dr Shivanthan Shanthikumar

Shiv is an OTG and was School Captain in 2004. After finishing at Trinity, he remained involved in the school community primarily through OTG activities in Indigenous communities. Professionally, he is a paediatrician who specialises in respiratory medicine. 

 

Rick Tudor OAM

Rick was Headmaster of TGS from 1999 to 2013. Prior to that he was Headmaster of Beaconhills College and Deputy Headmaster of Melbourne Grammar School, following a career as an educator. He is a Board Member of Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School, The King David School, the Nawarddeken Academy, Trinity College (University of Melbourne), Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority, the Melbourne Anglican Diocesan Schools’ Commission and the Melbourne Anglican Foundation. He is a Co-founder and Founding Board Member of the Melbourne Indigenous Transition School and Board Chair of The Science Schools’ Foundation. 

 

Dr Murray Verso

Murray is an OTG from the 1960s, a past parent and a former long serving member of the School Council. He was Chairman of Council from 1995 until 2004. Professionally, Murray was a general medical practitioner. In retirement, he now undertakes various administrative and project roles within Rotary International. He is an inductee in the TGS Gallery of Achievement. 

 

Linda Weatherson

Linda’s family’s connection to TGS spans over 70 years with her great uncle, Alfred Bright, being Headmaster in the 1940s and 50s and her son finishing at the school in 2010. Linda continues to volunteer at TGS as a committee member of the Old Trinity Grammarians Football Club. Professionally, she is Director City Operations at the City of Melbourne. 

 

Neil Williams

Neil is an OTG from the late 1950s and early 60s and was School Captain in 1964. He is a past parent, a former long serving member of the School Council and was Chair of Council from 1992 to 1995. Professionally, Neil practised law with Blake & Riggall before specialising in corporate finance and general management. He is a former company director of Spotless Group Ltd and Pacific Hydro Ltd, among others. He is an inductee in the TGS Gallery of Achievement.