ADMIN & SUPPORT STAFF
PROVIDING INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR THE STUDENTS AND TEACHING STAFF OF MORLING
Chief Operating Officer
BEc (Accounting), MA (Christian Studies)
Peter started as General Manager at Morling College in November 2013 after serving more than 10 years in leadership roles in an international development organization. He then became the Chief Operating Officer in 2019. Peter provides effective oversight and leadership of Morling College operations including finance, information and communications technology, property maintenance and development.
Peter is on the executive leadership team and facilitates governance, risk management and strategic planning through the College Board and its subcommittees and as a director of the Morling Foundation and Tinsley Bequest.
Chief Administrative Officer
MBA (in progress), BApp Sc, Cert IV TAE
Kerry re-joined the team at the Vose Campus in 2018 as Director of Corporate Services, and since the beginning of 2021 she has been in the role of Chief Administrative Officer. Kerry brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from the corporate sector, business and administration to this role, and is passionate about fostering healthy and aspirational teams to meet targets and bring about flourishing organisations.
Director of Student Services
BA, DipB, Grad Cert Business
Andre joined the Vose Campus in early 2019 as Director of Student Services, and was appointed the national position after the merger. Andre's role is to improve the operational structures, data management and the student life cycle and educational experience for the students of Morling.
Andre worked in the higher education sector for 6 years prior to starting this role at the Vose Campus, in student services, admissions and student recruitment.
Future Student Advisor and Student Services Liaison
Master of Education, Double Diploma in Vocational Education and Training, Certificate IV Trainer and Assessor, Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Arts (Journalism)
Amanda has been at the Vose Campus since early 2019 and has the privilege of journeying with students from the moment they enquire about a course, begin their application process and then throughout the highs and lows of studying.
Marketing & Student Recruitment Director
B Public Relations, M Social Communication/Marketing
Ana has been at Morling since 2018 where she helps people find the right pathways to further equip themselves for whatever God has called them to.
Morling Online Administrator & New Student Support (B&T)
Advanced Diploma in Management, Cert IV in Photography
Anne started working for Morling in 2011. Her focus at Morling is to make the student’s online experience a positive and fruitful one and to help students overcome any obstacles they may have with online learning.
Master of Computer Science
Anthony started at Morling in December 2020. He has over 10 years of e-learning development experience. Anthony's role is to design and develop online learning resources and Moodle-based e-learning activities. He also work along with the Morling Online team to design and implement educational scaffolding strategies and create authentic learning experiences.
Faculty and Office Administrator
Assistant to the Academic Registrar
Bev started working at Morling College in September 2013. Her role in the Registrar’s Office oversees the provision of all things administrative in relation to getting a student Admitted, Enrolled and Graduated (in, through and out!).
Prior to beginning at Morling College, Bev was the Assistant Registrar at Wesley Institute (now Excelsia College).
Sydney Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Grad Dip Counselling and Integrated Psychotherapy (Spiritual), Masters of Counselling
Delaney joined the Morling Sydney team in mid-2018 and is the ‘Walking n’ Breathing Guide to the College’ as he directs the enquiries of current and prospective students/clients to the relevant staff. Delaney also provides administration assistance from behind-the-scenes to both staff and students to ensure everything runs smoothly during their time at the College.
Prior to working at Morling, he was working as an Applied Behavioural Analysis Therapist with children on the autism spectrum.
Senior System Administrator
Erwin started at Morling at the end of July 2019. He is part of the IT team, and looks after the campus' Information Technology scope. IT has always been his work environment.
Dean of Residential Students
Bachelor Arts (Psychology)/Bachelor Social Work
Fiona is responsible for overseeing Morling's student accommodation facilities, managing the staff and student teams who work together to promote the safety, wellbeing and security of our residents and their spiritual, physical, psychological, emotional and academic development.
Library Manager and Librarian
Bachelor of Law (LLB), Master of Information Studies (MIS)
Gabrielle commenced employment at the Morling College Library in 2013. Her role as the Librarian/Library manager is to oversee the day-to-day operation of the library services for the Morling College Community.
Her focus is to be open to new ways of improving library services for the Morling Community. Gabrielle feels the library is a very important and central component for our educational institution where people can come together and engage in academic discussion and/or research. It is a place where you don’t need to know everything, just methods to find the right information.
Perth Receptionist and Administrative Assistant
Hannah joined the team at Vose Campus in early 2019 and brings serious administration skills and a warm presence to the front desk. Hannah is the welcoming face of Morling Perth and contributes to marketing, website design, event planning and general administration.
Lecturer in Ethics, Theology, and Christian Thought
Ian Packer, our Academic Registrar, is an accredited Baptist minister. He did his BA (Hons) in politics, philosophy and sociology at Murdoch University, studied theology at the Baptist College of WA (now Vose Seminary), and his M.Div at Ridley College and Morling College. He is currently pursuing doctoral research in theological ethics on a baptistic public theology of vocation.
He has lectured at several colleges in theology, philosophy, and ethics, and their interface with other disciplines. This flows from his conviction that there is no sphere of life excluded from the call to follow Jesus Christ.
He worked for 8 years for Australian Evangelical Alliance, first as Director of Public Theology and then as Assistant Director of Ethos—EA Centre for Christianity and Society (www.ethos.org.au). He is on the editorial board of Zadok Perspectives and also of Crucible, an Australian online journal of theology and ministry (www.crucible.org.au) sponsored by a number of Evangelical colleges. He has served on the Social Issues Committee for the Baptist Union of NSW & ACT.
“How Shall We Live? Probing Contemporary Ethics, Metaphysics and Religion,” Viewpoint 2 (February 2010).
“An Immodest Proposal for the Practice of the Lord’s Table” in Beyond 400: Exploring Baptist Futures, ed. David Cohen and Michael Parsons (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2011).
Bonhoeffer Down Under, ed. Gordon Preece and Ian Packer (Adelaide: ATF Press, 2012).
“Christian Leadership ‘Between the Times’: An Apocalyptic, Communitarian, and Missional View of Christian Influence,” Crucible 5:2 (November 2013).
“Transcendence or Transgression? Technological Enhancement and the Human Vocation,” Zadok Perspectives 123 (Winter 2014).
[with Preece, Gordon R.] “Christian Political Models—Ancient and Modern: An Outline and Reading Guide, Part 1,” Zadok Paper No. 200 (Summer 2013): 1-16.
Articles on ‘Public Theology’ and ‘Everyday Theology’ include
“Human Scale and Human Pace: Thinking about Everyday Technology,” Zadok Perspectives No. 94 (Autumn 2007): 7-9. [link]
“Are We Having Fun Yet? Rest, Joy and Play in a World of Trouble” [link]
“Can We Be Good without God?” [link]
“Resurrecting Real Hope” [link]
“Remembering Our Primary Social Calling” [link]
“Conversion of the Imagination” [link]
“‘In the World’ but ‘Not Of the World’: Holiness, Citizenship and the Theme of ‘Exile’” [link]
“’iFamily Values’: Social Media, Technology, and Parenting” [link]
“Passing on ‘Values’ – ‘Values’ Language Doesn’t Represent Christian Ethics”
“Whose Freedom? What Kind of Liberty?”
Bachelor of Science, Advanced Diploma of Business Analysis
Jane's role at Morling is to assist in keeping the financial accounts in good order.
BA in Biblical Studies, Grad Cert in Theology, Cert IV in Jazz
Jenni works at the Heather and Noel Vose Library, in Perth, which she has studied in since 2010. Jenni shelves books and processes books so they are available for patrons as quickly as possible.
Diploma of Library & Information Services
Jenny joined the Morling College staff in 2005 and currently works part-time in the Library as a Library Technician. Before coming to Morling, she worked in several libraries, both public and academic. The face-to-face aspect of her job helps put in perspective the behind-the-scenes office work, where she deal mainly with the journals and the many donations which the library receives.
Bachelor of Arts (Biblical Studies); Bachelor of Legal Studies
Jess recently collected the 'most on-again, off-again relationship with Vose' award, having now been employed by Vose/Morling on at least seven separate contracts since 2007. Jess has worked in various administrative roles over those years and always enjoys being part of the team.
Chartered Accountant, Masters in Ministry
Jillian works in the Heather & Noel Vose Library in Perth on Saturdays. She does general duties, such as shelving, covering books etc., and also helps with student enquires.
Residential Service Officer
CERT 4 YWAM Courses (evangelism/leadership/worship/performing arts & event management)
Judith and her family moved to Morling in December 2016 when her husband began his studies on campus. Judith did some casual cleaning for MRC in January 2017, but in February was asked to work part-time covering administration and housekeeping. Judith’s current focus at Morling is supporting her husband as he studies, and mothering her two young children, as well as fulfilling her role at MRC.
Prior to beginning at MRC, Judith had been on staff as a Ministry Leader with Youth With A Mission Perth for 10 years and other YWAM locations around Australia for another 10 years. Her main area of focus was in training youth in areas of worship, evangelism, overseas mission, performing arts and event management.
Judith loves serving the Lord and others in whatever capacity she can. She particularly loves supporting young people as they navigate through life and working at MRC has definitely given her that platform.
Marketing and Communications Assistant
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Katherine joined Morling in April 2015, moving in to the Events role in January 2016, the Student Advisor role in Mid-2017, and finally to the Marketing and Communications Assistant Role in 2020. Her role is to support the team using her experience and understanding of the College as she creates artwork, updates content and generates communications for current and future students of the College.
Bachelor of Counselling
As Concierge Linda's role involves being the 'Director of First Impressions'. Linda aims to help all to have a positive experience, to be an ear to listen and a font of much knowledge.
Assistant to Academic Registrar
Bachelor of Art Literature
Linlin joined the Morling team in January 2013. Her main focus is to assist staff and students in all matters related to enrolment, course requirements and academic data management.
Prior to working at Morling, Linlin worked as a High School Program coordinator in an accredited ELICOS college. She is actively involved in ministry with her husband Frank at Chinese Christian Church Milson’s Point.
Residential Administrative Assistant
BA (Honours) and Certificate IV Youth Work
Meg first started cleaning at MRC and then began her administrative role. Meg works on things from reception duties, accounts, applications, resident experience and setting up our software system and loves making the residents feel at home.
Academic Quality Officer
BTh (CSU), MBA (CSU), CertIV TAE (RTO Trainwell)
Michelle's role is involved in ensuring academic quality and regulatory compliance in the Higher Education Sector, with TEQSA, ACT and University of Divinity.
Bachelor of Business (Accounting), CPA
Nali joined Morling as Finance Manager in Nov-16. She believes in the current season of her life, this is where God wants her to be. Nali has previously worked in banking, legal and Real Estate industries in management and senior management positions.
While carrying out her duties as Finance Manager at the College Nali places importance on the fact, the college exists for the purpose of equipping the students for ministry.
BA Murdoch, GradDipInfoServ/s ECowan, MA W.Aust, PhD W.Aust
Nathan has been at Vose/Morling since 2008 and he is responsible for the operations of the Heather and Noel Vose Library in Perth. He also looks after collection development, building the print and ebook collections of the library.
The Red Witch: A Biography of Katharine Susannah Prichard, Melbourne University Press, 2021 [forthcoming – biography]
Vose Seminary At Fifty: From ‘Preach the Word’ to ‘Come Grow’, Mosaic Press, 2013. [co-editor, collaborative history]
The Fur, Fremantle Press, 2004 [novel]. – Winner TAG Hungerford Award (2003) – Shortlisted WA Premier’s Award YA category (2004)
Nerida started at Morling in 2016 as a casual shelver and has recently joined the library team part time. She works mainly on the new books - buying and processing them, and then putting up displays.
Dean of Students
Lecturer in Biblical Languages
B.A.Hons (Sydney Uni.), Dip.Ed. (Sydney Uni.), Grad.Dip.Christ.Stud. (Morling College), M.Div (Morling College)
Peter studied his M.Div at Morling, finishing in 2016, with a particular interest in both Old and New Testament studies (including Hebrew and Greek). His background before College was in writing and editing, having worked on a range of book and commercial projects, and as a children's poet and writer. As a writer, Peter is especially inspired by nature, by history, by literature, by the world of the imagination and by biblical theology. He enjoy the outdoors and reading. Peter is also a regular preacher in church.
What's the Matter, Aunty May?, illustrated by Andrew Joyner (Little Hare Books, 2012), Shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards, 2013.
The Cliff Runner (Blake Education, 2013), a children's novel.
Plus seventy or more children's poems and short stories published by the NSW Department of Education in The School Magazine, in various issues 2001 - 2020.
Rob has managed IT in the education sector for more than 20 years. He has managed Morling College's amazing IT team since July 2019, overseeing everything technology related across all campuses.
Counselling & Chaplaincy Administrator
Bachelor of Applied Finance, Bachelor of Professional Accounting
Stephanie joined the finance department at Morling College in April 2016. She completed her degree in Accounting and Finance at Macquarie University in 2012, and has been working in accounting field since then. Having been encouraged by her former CFO, she is currently on her way to finishing the CPA program.
Steve is in charge of general day to day maintenance of buildings and grounds of Macquarie Park campus.
BA, GradDip TESOL, GradDip Christian Studies (ongoing), PhD Applied Linguistics
Wendy started at Morling in 2020 as our Academic Tutor. Her role is providing academic writing support for Morling students on campus and online. She has the delightful task of helping students to ‘find their voice’ in a sea of other voices they will encounter on their Morling journey.
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