ACSP currently has 11 Executive members.

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Iris Nastasi (BA, DipHE, MEd) is the Principal of Rosebank College, a Good Samaritan coeducational secondary school in Sydney with 33 years of Catholic Education experience. 

She was previously the Principal at Clancy Catholic College, West Hoxton, and has served as the Executive Principal of Leadership and Succession at Sydney Catholic Schools, followed by the Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning role. 

Iris was awarded the ACEL NSW Leadership Award, the ACEL NSW Fellowship, and most recently, the Honorary Fellowship of the Teacher's Guild Award of NSW.

Her commitment to educational governance is evident in her past roles on the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Board and The Gonski Institute Advisory Board.

Iris has served on the NSW Association of Catholic School Principals (ACSP) for the past three years and is a member of the Advisory Council for the Association of Independent Schools NSW (AISNSW).   

Emphasising lifelong learning, innovation, and critical thinking, Iris’ leadership is characterised by her ardent belief in the power of student voice and a positive community culture.

Iris Nastasi
President of ACSP

Secondary Principal

Niamh Marzol
Vice President ACSP
Primary Principal


Stephen has had experience in a variety of senior leadership roles across Sydney, Parramatta and Wollongong. Stephen is passionate about raising the expectation of and in students in a positive education setting, focusing on building resilience in our leaders of the future. He enjoys working in a dynamic precinct where he is Principal of a dual campus high school, with a large primary school and parish, as well as engaging parents in the journey with their sons and daughters.

He has a keen interest in the part the College environment, both physical and cultural, play in the shaping of the school and student engagement. Stephen is currently the Principal at St Andrews College Marayong in the Parramatta Diocese.

Stephen has an interest in all sports and the arts and is a Level 3 Cricket Coach.

Dr Stephen Kennaugh
ACSP Treasurer (Metropolitan Secondary) CaSPA President


Julie worked in Catholic Education for 41 years before moving into semi retirement in 2016. She held roles as Principal for 16 years and Assistant Principal for 12 years. She served on the Executive of ACSP as Treasurer for 6 years and took up the role of Executive Officer in 2016 and has also had roles on the executive of both the Australian Catholic Primary Principals Association (ACPPA) and the Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA)

Julie is passionate about improving student learning by building the capcity of teachers and leaders in Catholic Schools.

Julie King

ACSP Executive Officer