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
• Legal Policy
• Appointing the Principal
• Convening of Sub-Task Teams
Members of the Board are appointed by the Eldership of Rockingham Baptist Church.
Pastor Steve GalambosiChairperson
Pastor Stephen Galambosi has been a pastor of Rockingham Baptist Church for 15 years. In that time he has had leadership, governance and supervisor responsibilities within the scope of the church, the Baptist Union of WA, Vose Seminary, and the Rockingham Ministers Fellowship. Stephen is currently a board member of Tabor Bible College.
Mrs Christine VelebirBoard Member
Pastor Christine Velebir BA (Theol), Post Grad Cert (Business) has over 10 years experience in Management and Leadership roles both within the Church and Vocational Education and Training environments.
Mrs Michelle HorneBoard Member
Mrs Michelle Horne BA(Ed), Post Grad dip (Christian Education), has 16 years teaching experience and 5 years as Children's Ministry Co-ordinator at Thornlie Church of Christ. She has had a long association with South Coast Baptist College (20+ years) as a teacher, parent and now, board member. All three of her children attend SCBC.
Mr Matthew RobinsonBoard Member
Mr Matthew Robinson (B Com) (CA) has gained his experience in the financial sector since graduating from Curtin University in 1997. He has worked as a public practice accountant and corporate accountant for various national and international organisations. Matthew’s current role is with RSM Bird Cameron as a business advisor. Having spent three years mentoring young people with addictions at Christian rehabilitation centre, Teen Challenge (2007 – 2010), Matthew is committed to Christian service. His son currently attends SCBC. Matthew also serves on the Board of the Peel Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Mr Des MitchellPrincipal
Mr Des Mitchell (Principal: Ex Officio Board Member M.Ed.Man. (UWA), B.Ed., DipTeach) has 25 years of experience in Education, 24 years in leadership roles and 13 years as a Principal. He loves seeing young people thrive and is personally committed to life-long learning. In addition to undergraduate tertiary qualifications in Education, Mr Mitchell received a scholarship from UWA, completing a Master of Education Management. He has more recently received academic awards from both Notre Dame University and Murdoch University. He has experience as a Senior Lecturer in Education (Murdoch University) and developed a Vocational College focusing on music. He has served on several boards, and is currently on the board of 98.5 SonshineFM. Mr Mitchell commenced as Principal of South Coast Baptist College in Term 4, 2010.
Mr Peter CampbellBoard Member
Mr Peter Campbell has been involved with Rockingham Baptist Church since 1989. He has been an active leader and is at present an Elder on the RBC Board. Peter has worked for BHP most of his working lift as an Electrical Construction Supervisor/Consultant.