Leadership Team

  • Principal: Darta Hovey
  • Deputy Principal – Staff & Students: Patrick Arcuri
  • Deputy Principal – Learning & Teaching: Dale Gleeson 
  • Deputy Principal – Catholic Identity: Jim Samon
  • Business Manager: Emily Hordern
  • Senior School Leader: Liz Morrow 
  • Junior School Leader: Kylie Girolami
  • Professional Learning Leader: Daniel Armitage
  • Innovative Curriculum Design Leader: Sara Korman 
  • Director of Operations and Culture: Kate Sleeman 
  • Executive Assistant to the Principal: Tess Barnard

The best way to contact Galen staff members direct is by email. All staff have email addresses which follow the formula: firstname.surname@galen.vic.edu.au

Advisory Council 

  • Co-Pastoral Leaders: Fr. Nathan Verallo & Fr. Shibu Pezhumthottathil
  • Principal: Darta Hovey
  • Business Manager: Emily Hordern 
  • Staff Representative: Daniel Armitage 
  • Parent Representative: Chris Dwyer
  • Parent Representative: Angelo Pomponio 
  • Parent Representative: Glenn Mercer
  • Catholic Education Sandhurst representative: Leonie Irwin 

(current as at Feb 2023)

Members of the Advisory Council can be contacted via the office.
Phone: 03 5721 6322
email: principal@galen.vic.edu.au