Ms Gill Chappell 

Gill and her husband Rob Everitt have a daughter at Baradene.  Gill is a barrister who specialises in resource management and local government law, having previously worked in areas of commercial law, health and safety and risk and resource management.


Mr Edmund Lawler
Proprietor's Representative

Edmund is a Proprietor’s representative appointed to the BOT. His wife (Adrienne Downey) and three daughters have attended Baradene. Edmund operates own law firm practice.  He has been involved with the Board for a number of years and believes the College provides a very strong Catholic centred education for all of our students with outstanding results.


Mr Richard James
BCL Representative

Richard and his wife (an Alumna) Sarah Stone, have three daughters Mollie, Jemma and Nina  who have all graduated from Baradene. Richard is Chief Executive of investment management company, NZ Funds Management.


Ms Catherine Ryan
BCL Representative

Catherine and her sisters were all boarders at Baradene College following on from their mother who was a day girl. Two of her nieces currently attend Stuartholme School in Brisbane. She has many years of experience in education and was recently principal at Marist School, Mt Albert.


Mr Michael Stowers
Parent Representative

Michael and his wife Elizabeth have four daughters, three currently at Baradene. They are keen supporters of College Cycling and Samoan Group. He is a chartered accountant who has extensive governance experience in education, business, Pacific Health and other professional sectors. Michael is currently Chair of Northern Health School and an Auckland Regional Councillor of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.


Mrs Eva Cornforth
Parent Representative

Eva and her husband have two daughters at Baradene.  Eva currently manages the science department of a large secondary school and has over 20 years experience in the Education system.  Eva was the recipient of a Fulbright Distinguished Teacher Scholarship in January 2019.

Staff Member
Staff Representative

Staff Representative Election in Progress.


Sr Elizabeth Snedden
BCL Representative

Sister Elizabeth is a member of the Society of the Sacred Heart and is a lecturer in theology and spirituality at Good Shepherd College, Ponsonby.


Mr Robert McDonnell 
Parent Representative

Robert and his wife have two daughters who currently attend Baradene.  Robert has previous board experience and is currently the General Manager for Technology at New Zealand Post and was previously the Head of Digital Enterprise for Air New Zealand..


Mrs Liz O’Neil
Parent Representative

Liz and her husband have twin daughters at Baradene College.  Liz is currently Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for CocaCola Amatil and prior to this worked at Fonterra and Spark.  Liz is a current board member for SpringBoard Trust and is a member of the NZ institute of Directors.


Mrs Sandy Pasley

Sandy started as Principal of Baradene College in August 2011, and prior to that was Principal at St Mary’s College Ponsonby for nine years. Originally from the South Island, she was educated at Teschemakers, a former Dominican Sisters College in Oamaru. She comes from a Science teaching background and holds a Bachelor of Science and Post Graduate Diploma in Science (Otago) and a Masters of Educational Administration First Class Honours (Massey University). Her career has covered a range of state secondary schools in both the South and North Islands. She is the past President of the Secondary Schools Principals’ Association of New Zealand (SPANZ). She is married to David Pasley and they have four adult children.


Ashleigh Munapeyi
Student Representative

Ashleigh is involved in UN Youth and Alliance for Action (Amnesty International).  She has attended events including Model UN for Auckland high schools (MUNA), UN Youth Pacific Project and Raise your Voice.  Ashleigh's hobbies include dancing and tennis.

Strategic Plan

BOT Meetings

The BOT will meet on the following dates at 6:00pm in the Parlour at Baradene:

17 February 2020
23 March 2020
18 May 2020
22 June 2020
10 August 2020
14 September 2020
2 November 2020
7 December 2020




Policies can be found at SchoolDocs. https://baradene.schooldocs.co.nz

Overseas Educational Experiences Policy

Annual Report 2018