Board Members
Mgr John Usher
Mgr John Usher - Chairman
AO, B.th, B.Soc Std, M.S.W, E.V., AM

Mgr Usher is the Parish Priest of St Patrick's Parish Mortlake who has been an Advisory Board member since 2005. He is Chairman of the Board and the Nominations Committee.

Mr Robert Baker
Mr Robert Baker
B.Bus, FCA

Robert Baker joined the CDF Advisory Board in 2011 and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. He is a Company Director and is a former partner of the firm Pricewaterhousecoopers.

Peter Bokeyar
Peter Bokeyar
B.Ec

Peter joined the Advisory Board on 15th September 2016. He is a Regional Manager at Konekt Limited and has served as a Director at Catholic Church Insurances Investment Management and as an Executive Director at Westpac's Institutional.

Mr William (Bill) d'Apice
Mr William (Bill) d'Apice
KCSG, LL.B, MAICD

Bill is a partner of Makinson and d’Apice Lawyers who has been an Advisory Board member since 1993.

Michael Digges
Mr Michael Digges

Michael is the Business Manager of the Archdiocese of Sydney and joined the Advisory Board on 12 November 2014.

Mr John Flynn
Mr John Flynn

John is a Finance Consultant who has been on the Advisory Board since 2005. He is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Fr Brendan Quirk
Fr Brendan Quirk

Fr Brendan is the Parish Priest of St Mary MacKillop’s Parish Rockdale City and was appointed to the Advisory Board on the 1st September 2014.

Neil Schafer
Neil Schafer

Neil joined the Advisory Board on the 1st September 2016. He is a Company Director and a member of the Board of Directors of Monte St Angelo Mercy College.

Ms Annette Schmiede
Ms Annette Schmiede
B.Ec.Syd.Uni

Annette rejoined the Advisory Board on the 1st September 2014 and is a member of the Archdiocesan Aged Care Advisory Committee.

Elizabeth Tydd
Elizabeth Tydd
LLB, LLM, Cert. Legal Practice, Grad. Cert. Corporate Governance, GAICD, Dip. Social Welfare

Elizabeth joined the Advisory Board on the 15th September 2016. She is the NSW Information Commissioner and CEO of the NSW Information and Privacy.