College Board

The College is an Incorporated not-for-profit Association governed by the College Board, which is responsible to the Minister for Education for the educational achievements of its students.


The Board’s key responsibilities include:

• Strategic Planning
• Finance
• Legal Policy
• Appointing the Principal
• Convening of Sub-Task Teams

Members of the Board are appointed by the Eldership of Rockingham Baptist Church.

Mr Grant Botha


Mr Grant Botha is an experienced and qualified Finance Professional (CPA), Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA), Financial Analyst (CFI), MBA, and Forestry Science professional (BSc.) with 20+ years of experience in the resources and other industries working for industry leaders such as New Forests, BHP Mount Gibson Iron Ore, Mondi Forests and the AFI.  His working experience and knowledge come from working in Australia, Malaysia, Laos, and South Africa.

Mr Ashbee Robinson

Board Member

Mr Ashbee Robinson B.App Sc. (Physio), Grad Di S. Physio, Grad Cert Pub. Sect. Mgt (Flinders) was the inaugural Maranatha Christian College Board Chairman (1985-1990).  As a long-term RBC Board Member and Chair, Ashbee has had oversight of the change from Maranatha Christian College to South Coast Baptist College and is a keen observer to the development and progress of the College.

Mrs Christine Velebir

Board Member

Pastor Christine Velebir BA (Theol), MA (Pastoral Ministry), Post Grad. Cert. (Business), Cert IV TAE, has 15+ years of experience in Management and Leadership roles both within the Church and Vocational Education and Training environments.  As previous CEO of Mount Pleasant Baptist Community College she was successful in gaining RTO status for the College and has experience in the areas of compliance, policy and procedure and OHS.  Currently the Executive pastor at Rockingham Baptist Church, Christine has a passion to see every person, no matter what age, strive towards achieving their full God given potential.

Mr Francois Du Plessis

Board Member

Mr Francois du Plessis has over 30 years international experience in Business Management, Consulting, Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance and Project Management. In addition, he has vast experience as a Company Director for Corporate Governance, Finance and Insurance.

Mrs Jeanette Currin

Board Member

Mrs Jenny Currin joined the College Board to offer Human Resources expertise.  Jenny has over 16 years’ experience working in the independent education sector.  In Jenny’s capacity as Human Resources Manager, she led and managed all functions with the Human Resources/Payroll Department.  In addition, Jenny was part of the Business Enterprise Team, responsible for driving the College’s Strategic Plan.  Jenny and her husband, Neil, are active members of Rockingham Baptist Church.

Mr Peter Campbell

Board Member

Mr Peter Campbell has been involved with Rockingham Baptist Church since 1989.  He has been an active leader on the RBC Board.  Peter has worked for BHP most of his working life as an Electrical Construction Supervisor/Consultant

Mr Anthony Moses

Acting Principal

Mr Anthony Moses is well known to the South Coast Baptist College Community. He has taught in classroom and specialist areas within the Independent Education Sector for 29 years, 16 of these years have been in Leadership at South Coast Baptist College. He holds four degrees in Education, a Master of Education, specialising in Educational Leadership, A Graduate Certificate of Education in Educational Leadership, A Bachelor of Education, and a Bachelor of Arts in Education. Mr Moses is currently President-Elect for IPSHA (Independent Primary School Heads of Australia) for 2024 & 2025, for all West Australian Independent Schools. He is also a member of WAPPA and ACE. He has completed several national and international study tours which have focussed on high functioning learning environments.