Our Council Members

Biographies of PMSA Councillors

  • Mr Gregory Adsett

    Mr Greg Adsett 
    B.Arch, RAIA, GAICD

    • Council Member since 2011
    • Chairman - PMSA
    • Member - PMSA Audit and Finance Committee
    • Member - PMSA Appointment and Remuneration Committee
    • Member - PMSA Education and Pastoral Care Committee
    • Non-executive director - Grammar Early Learning Ltd
    • Registered Architect
    • Director - Elevation Architecture 
    • Member - Royal Australian Institute of Architects
    • Accredited Greenstar Professional - Green Building Council Australia
    • Member - Governance, Remuneration and Nomination Committee, Uniting Church in Australia, Queensland Synod
    • Member - Uniting Church Schools Commission
    • Graduate Member - Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Dr Anne Bennett

    Dr Anne Bennett 
    MBBS, MAICD

    • Council Member since 2011
    • Deputy Chairman - PMSA
    • Chairman - Clayfield College School Council
    • Member - PMSA Appointment and Remuneration Committee
    • Director - Prescare Board
    • Director - Peirson Services Board
    • Trustee - Ann Street Presbyterian Church Trust
    • Medical Practitioner
    • Member - AMA and RACGP 
    • Member - Ann Street Presbyterian Church
    • Member - Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Mrs Helen Murray

    Mrs Helen Murray 
    Grad Cert IT, BNr, RN, MACN, MACMHN, MAICD

    • Council Member since 2014
    • PMSA Councillor
    • Member - Clayfield College School Council 
    • Member - Brisbane Boys' College School Council 
    • Registered Nurse
    • Member - Australian College of Nursing
    • Member - Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
    • Member - Women in Technology
    • Member - Women on Boards
    • Member - Mitchelton Presbyterian Church
    • Member - Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Mr Jim Demack

    Mr Jim Demack
    LL.B, LL.M, A.MUS.A

    • Council Member since 2013
    • PMSA Councillor
    • Chairman - Somerville House School Council
    • Member - PMSA Appointment and Remuneration Committee
    • Practising solicitor specialising in all aspects of construction law, particularly major engineering and infrastructure projects
    • Partner - Gadens Lawyers
    • Member - Legal Reference Committee, Uniting Church Queensland Synod
  • Mr Greg Skelton

    Mr Greg Skelton 
    B Bus (Accounting), MBA

    • Council Member since 2015
    • PMSA Councillor
    • Chairman - PMSA Audit and Finance Committee
    • Member - PMSA Appointment and Remuneration Committee
    • Member - Australian Institute of Company Directors 
    • Member - Certified Practicing Accountants
    • Member - Finance & Administration Board of the Presbyterian Church of Queensland
    • Current Governor/Director - St Andrews Private Hospital, Toowoomba
    • Chief Executive Officer - Prescare
  • Mrs Jacqueline McPherson

    Mrs Jacqueline McPherson 
    LL.B

    • Council Member since 1992
    • PMSA Councillor
    • Chairman - Brisbane Boys' College School Council
    • Member - PMSA Appointment and Remuneration Committee
    • Member - Queensland Law Society
    • Member - Ann Street Presbyterian Church (PCQ)
    • Ann Street Co-ordinator, PCQ's Childsafe Risk Management System
    • Lawyer; former practising solicitor 
  • Mr Kevin Standish

    Mr Kevin Standish

    • Council Member since 2010
    • PMSA Councillor
    • Member - Brisbane Boys' College School Council
    • Lawyer; former practising solicitor 
    • Director - Bridgeport Energy Limited
    • Director - Queensland Bulk Handling Pty Ltd
    • Member - Albion Rotary Club
    • Vice-Chairman - Committee of Management at Scots Presbyterian Memorial Church, Clayfield
  • Mr Richard Niessl
  • Mr Richard Niessl 
    BA Hons, MA, MMDS

    • Council Member since 2016
    • PMSA Councillor
    • Principal - Raymont Residential College
    • Previously Chief Operations Officer, ADF Deployable Joint Force Headquarters
    • Member - Mitchelton Presbyterian Church
  • Mr Con Graves 
    BA Hons (Psych), GDipMan, MEd, AMICDA

    • Council Member since 2017 
    • PMSA Councillor
    • Retired psychologist
    • Deputy Chair - Wesley Mission Queensland 
    • Associate Member - Institute of Community Directors of Australia
    • Member - Uniting Church of Australia