College Council

The College Council is responsible for the overall governance of the College and setting the strategic direction to ensure the College continues its long standing tradition of academic excellence

Comprised of approximately 15 members, the College Council is a combined council for both PLC Sydney and PLC Armidale. Council members are drawn from the College community and beyond and offer a wealth of skills, qualifications and expertise to the College.


  • Dr David Lim – MBBS, FRACGP 

Dr Lim was elected to College Council in 2009. He is a member of Ashfield Presbyterian Church, a parent of two ex-students and sits on all College Council committees.

Deputy Chairpersons

  • Mrs Caron Balzer
  • Rev David Seaman


  • Prof W Britton
  • Rev David Burge
  • Mr Ray Khoury-Harb
  • Rev David Tsai
  • Dr Madeleine Turner
  • Mrs Toni Welch
  • Mrs Jo-Ann Gamble
  • Mr Luke Hall
  • Mrs Leah Russell
  • Rev Brett Graham
  • Mrs Kylie Alcorn
Chairman of the Trustees is also an ex officio member of College Council 
  • Mr John Rollands