“What you find in College depends on you”
– Mr Peter Ryan, President 1963
The 2019 Committee
These are the students who are voted in to run the College’s social, cultural and sporting events. Their role is to ensure that College is an enjoyable and inclusive home to all and that all students are fairly represented. They undertake an extensive leadership program the year prior to commencing in their roles and learn considerable skills in leadership, communication and management.
President: Evette de Jager
The President of St Mark’s College Club is responsible for managing the College Club and its Committee. The President is the student body’s face to the outside world whilst chairing all meetings, keeping College spirit high and ensuring the student experience is respectful, inclusive and safe for all.
For a list of College Club Presidents since 1925, please click here.
Vice-President: Tom Edney
Working closely with the President, the Vice-President supports all aspects of the College Club Committee. The position is one of leadership and management and is essential to the smooth running of the Committee.
The Hon Secretary: Chelsea Hammond
It is the Secretary’s job to ensure all records are accurately kept, work closely with the President on all issues, prepare for and take minutes of meetings and to manage the Committee’s correspondence.
Treasurer: Lachlan Clark
The Treasurer of the College Club is responsible for managing the Club’s finances. The Treasurer is required to set and enforce budgets for all events that are run by the Club’s Committee and ensures the long term prosperity of the Club whilst returning profits to the Club’s members.
Sports Officers: Renae Feder and Riley Glynn
The Sports Officers take on the task of managing St Mark’s sporting endeavours. Eleven sports are played throughout the year with points earned towards the inter-collegiate Douglas Irving Cup. The position requires organisational and motivational skills to get the best team on the field for each event with a strong crowd of supporters.
Social Officers: Taylor Jackson and Nick Marzohl
The Social Officers are responsible for providing the opportunity for all St Mark’s residents to have an enjoyable time in a safe and enjoyable environment. From pub nights to pond parties, the Social Officers work to provide a sensational social experience for all.
International and Equity Officers: Carmen Joubert and Josh Phillips
The leaders are responsible for ensuring that the international students who have come to St Mark’s have a smooth transition into St Mark’s and Australian life. They are also responsible for making sure that College events are enjoyable for everyone and to provide a range of different types of events for people to try.
Arts and Culture Officer: Yardley Smeaton
Merchandise Officer: Bonnie Seagrim
Sponsorship and Charitable Officer: Ben Jenner
Along with the Executive Committee, these leaders support other functions of the running of the College Club, including merchandise, Publications, Arts and Culture and community development.
The student-led Charitable Foundation was established in 2009 and works to further the charitable pursuits of the College. Organising both fundraising and awareness activities throughout the year, the Foundation is open to all members of the College.