Trinity College grounds


The Council is the peak level of governance of the College and its membership provides representation from all areas of the College, the Church and the University.

Functions of the Council:

  • to ensure observance of the Trinity Constitution in accordance with the Act

  • to ensure observance of the objects of the College

  • to promote the College and its interests

  • to provide advice to the Board, the Warden and officers of the College.

Members of Council

The Most Revd Philip Freier, Archbishop of Melbourne (President)
Dr Gayle Allan, President of the Senior Common Room
Mr Marcus Best, Union of the Fleur-de-Lys
Dr Barbara Cargill, Fellow of the College
Professor Jon Cattapan, University of Melbourne
Mr Scott Charles, Nominee of the Trinity College Foundation
The Very Revd Chris Chataway, Diocese of Ballarat
Ms Cintia Chen, Foundation Studies alumnus
Revd. Melissa Clark, Diocese of Bendigo
Mr Robert Clemente, Fellow of the College
Dr David Collis, Staff Representative 
Mr Bill Cowan, Council Appointee
Ms Ruby Crysell, Union of the Fleur-de-Lys
The Revd Associate Professor Bob Derrenbacker, Senior Staff
Associate Professor Jane Freemantle, Diocese of Melbourne
Mr Morgan Galea, Senior Student of the College
The Hon Justice David Harper, President of the Union of the Fleur-de-Lys
Ms Emma Harrison, Nominee of the Trinity College Foundation
Professor Kenneth Hinchcliff, Warden of Trinity College
Ms Leonie Jongenelis, Dean of Residential College
Mr Enoch Ko, Foundation Studies alumnus
The Revd Thomas Leslie, Diocese of Wangaratta
Ms Anna McGinley, Resident Student 
Ms Alison Menzies, Senior Staff
Ms Ali Moore, Union of the Fleur-de-Lys
Ms Margie Moroney, Current Parent
Archdeacon Philip Muston, Diocese of Gippsland
The Revd Dr Colleen O'Reilly, Senior Staff
Mr Richard Pickersgill, Dean of the Pathways School
Ms Lyn Shalless, Senior Staff
Mr Charles Sitch, Chair of the Board
Professor Richard Smallwood, Fellow of the College
Dr Alan Smith, Theological Student Representative
Ms Amy Tennent, Nominee of the Trinity College Foundation
Dr Benjamin Thomas, Staff Representative