Ms Ann Rebgetz, Principal
Ann has always had a passion for work integrated learning and blending of academic and vocational pathways and she was the recipient of a National Excellence in Teaching award in this area. In addition to ten years in the health industry, she has an academic background in mathematics, history, politics, and English, with an emphasis on literacy and numeracy.
She has previously led a prestigious college to win the Australian Training Awards for School Pathways in Vocational Education and Training in 2014, and placed as national finalists in 2012, 2013, 2016, and 2017. She has also played a role as a member of the judging panel for the awards in 2015. Prior to this, Ann was co-principal of a bilingual school at Wadeye in Northern Territory with over 700 Indigenous students.
Ann is currently the president of Catholic Secondary Principals of Queensland, a member of the National Board of Catholic Secondary Principals Australia, vice president of Association of Catholic Secondary Schools Queensland, president of Queensland Independent Secondary Schools Netball, and a member of National Schools Strategy Committee for Australian Rugby Union. Ann received the Association of Women Educators Award for contribution to education as a leader and is currently member of the Ministerial Senior Secondary Assessment Review Task Force in Queensland.
Mr Martin Wiseman, Deputy Principal Pastoral
Proudly educated by the Christian Brothers in Toowoomba, Martin has been teaching since 1993 in Education Queensland schools and Edmund Rice Education Australia schools in both rural and urban settings. He spent fifteen years at St Joseph’s Nudgee College occupying a number of pastoral, co-curricular, academic, and boarding positions which culminated in his appointment as director of senior school students. Since 2017, he has lead the pastoral team at St James College as Deputy Principal.
Ms Kristina Johnson, Assistant Principal Learning, Innovation and Pathways
Kristina is committed to ensuring all students gain the best opportunity for outcomes and pathways beyond school. Her specific emphasis is on helping students work towards gaining credentials that will ensure their success within a global learning environment. She has worked with young people from various backgrounds within Catholic Education for over twenty years. Kristina has been part of senior leadership in schools in a variety of roles covering religious education, student wellbeing and curriculum.
Mr Isikeli Kubunameca, Assistant Principal Identity and Global Advocacy
With over 16 years’ experience in education, Isikeli is an active supporter and creator of social justice initiatives at the college; and has been instrumental in leading student and staff immersions, locally and globally. His prior experience includes head of faculty for teaching and learning support, head of middle school, and he is currently completing a Master of Religious Education through the Australian Catholic University. Isikeli is a strong supporter of culture, the arts, and being a life-long learner. He lives by the belief that every student can achieve and that our responsibilities as leaders is to provide pathways and support for students and their families to help them achieve their best.
Mr David Cantwell, Business Manager
David has significant experience as a chief executive officer and chief financial officer in the not-for-profit sector, and senior financial experience in education, aged care, facilities management and retail. He led and grew the church-based financial treasury for over 12 years. David’s responsibilities in leadership includes; establishing business partnerships and leading strategically in the Masterplan of the college.