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 AllanPresident of the Senior Common Room
Mr Campbell Bairstow, Dean & Deputy Warden
Dr Graeme Blackman, Diocese of Melbourne
Ms Denise Bush, Dean of the Pathways School
Mr Scott Charles, Nominee of the Trinity College Foundation
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
Revd Samuel DowCollege Chaplain
Professor Shaun Ewen, University of Melbourne

Ms Louise Gourlay, Fellow of the College
Professor Kenneth Hinchcliff, Warden of Trinity College
Ms Liz Kelly, Alumna
Professor John King, President of the Union of the Fleur-de-Lys
Ms Alice Knight, Diocese of Ballarat
Mr Enoch Ko, Foundation Studies alumnus
The Revd Thomas Leslie, Diocese of Wangaratta
Mr Mark Leslie, Nominee of the Trinity College Foundation
Associate Professor Michelle Livett, University of Melbourne
Ms Alison Menzies, Senior Staff
Archdeacon Philip Muston Diocese of Gippsland
Mr Benjamin Petschel, Theological Student Representative
Ms Kate Reid, Alumna
Professor Richard Smallwood, Fellow
Ms Lyn Shalless, Senior Staff
Mr Charles Sitch, Chairman of the Board
Dr Benjamin Thomas, Staff Representative
Mr Alex Trett, Resident Student
Mr Edward Wyles, Senior Student of the College