OBA Committee

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The Association functions through the Churchie Old Boys’ Association Committee (“the Committee”) elected by the members.

Daniel Pitt

President

Daniel held the position of School Captain in 2006. He was a member of the winning Open 1st VIII in 2005 and again rowed in the Open 1st VIII in 2006. He remains involved with Churchie Rowing as a coach. He is a doctor training in Emergency Medicine.

Daniel attended Churchie from 1999 to 2006.

Email: president@churchieoldboys.com.au

Simon Pattison

Vice-President

Simon played soccer, represented the school in Athletics and was an Air Force Cadet. He was also vice-Captain of Halse House. Simon has degrees in Commerce and Law and is currently a practicing solicitor with his own firm.

Simon attended Churchie from 1980 to 1984.

Tim Harland

Secretary

Tim competed in GPS Athletics, ran Cross Country and played Rugby. He was an Army Cadet NCO and performed in School Musicals. Tim retired after 45 years at Legal Aid Queensland. He spent up to 15 years in the Judiciary systems of the Australian Rugby Union, Surf Life Saving Australia and Tennis Queensland. Tim has had a long post school involvement with the School, spending 25 years as a Rugby Coach, Referee and Match Coordinator and is now in his 17th year as OBA Secretary.

Tim attended Churchie from 1960 to 1963.

Peter Kelly

Treasurer

Peter held the position of Vice School Captain in 1997. He represented the school in Swimming, Cricket, Athletics and was a member of the Churchie First XV. Peter was Vice Captain of Swimming and also Captain of Casey House. Peter has a Bachelor of Commerce with the University of Queensland and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia.

Peter attended Churchie from 1990 to 1997.

Jack Borger

Executive Member

Jack was a Prefect of the School in his senior year, 2012. Highlights of Jack’s time in the blue and grey include involvement in the Sony Foundation Children’s Camp as well as sporting representation in Churchie’s Swimming and Water Polo programs. From 2013 to 2015, he was employed in the role as Database Administrator for the Churchie OBA, managing alumni contact information. Jack is currently an undergraduate student at the Queensland University of Technology, completing a double degree in Law and Business.

Jack attended Churchie from 2007 to 2012.

Craig Dorrstein

Executive Member

Craig represented the school in rowing and was a member of the winning Open 1st VIII in 1998. He again rowed in the Open 1st VIII in 1999 was vice-Captain of boats. He is currently the Operations Manager at Driveline Services Australia Pty Ltd.

Craig attended Churchie from 1992 to 1999.

Andrew Fleming

Executive Member

Andrew was both a day boy (Kingsley) and boarder in grades 11 and 12 (Gerald). He represented the school in rugby and was also a member of the Naval Reserve Cadets. Since attending Churchie Andrew has been involved with a range of not for profit organisations and served for 25 years in the Army Reserve. Andrew has been a stockbroker for over 25 years and is currently a Director at Morgans Tynan Partners.

Andrew attended Churchie from 1973 to 1979.

Michael McAfee

Executive Member

Michael is the self-proclaimed ‘King of Reunions’ for the year groups 1973 and 1974. He was president of the Old Boys’ Association from 1998 to 1999. Michael is company director of his own customs broking/freight forwarding company.

Michael attended Churchie from 1966 to 1974.

Grant Menzies

Executive Member

Grant had interests in sailing and cadets while at school. He is currently General Manager at Adina Watches, a family business founded by his father and fellow Old Boy, Bob Menzies (1960). Grant is an experienced marketing professional with a demonstrated history of working in the luxury goods and jewelry industry.

Grant attended Churchie from 1983 to 1988.

Tony Rowan

Executive Member

Tony represented the School in GPS Debating and Rowing. He attained the rank Cadet Under Officer in the Army Cadets and also performed in School plays. Having experience in State and co-educational Independent schools, in 1990 Tony returned to teach at Churchie in a range of subjects – Film and Television, English, History and Humanities. At Churchie, he has held Faculty leadership positions for 11 years and 9 years as a Boarding Master.

Tony attended Churchie from 1976 to 1981.

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