RTO Provider No: 51452


Tony Walsh

Tony Walsh has over 30 years experience in dealing with listed companies, ASX, ASIC and corporate transactions including 14 years with the ASX in Perth where he acted as ASX liaison with the JORC committee, four years as Chairman of an ASX listed mining explorer and as a director of a London AIM listed explorer. Tony is also currently Company Secretary of Battery Minerals Mining Ltd, Great Western Exploration Limited, and Legend Mining Ltd. Mr Walsh is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He is also currently a non-executive director of the Women’s and Infants Research Foundation.

Deputy Chairman

Justine Howard

Justine Howard is a Senior Research Officer at Telethon Kids Institute who is currently completing her PhD on the Legal Framework of Food Security in Australia. Prior to this, Ms Howard was a legal academic at The University of Notre Dame Australia School of Law and Business from 2010 - 2022. Ms Howard has also previously worked as a Registered Nurse and Lawyer. Ms Howard's research interests include food labelling, food fraud and food security, amongst others. In addition to being a Board member, Ms Howard is also a Trustee of the Mundaring Bicentennial Scholarship Trust / Robert Juniper Award for the Arts. 


Jacqui O’Neill

Jacqui has many years of experience in being an integral part of small business teams wherever she has worked and brings a diverse skill set to the company. Her responsibilities have included administration, accounting/bookkeeping, reception, office management, business retail manager, sales and marketing consulting, facilities management, and SMSF and Trust administration and management. She is currently the Secretary and Board Member of Acts2CoME.

Treasurer - Chartered Accountant, B.Com AGIA F.Fin

Mark Churchward

Mark is a WA born Chartered Accountant who is currently based in Cairns and working FIFO into PNG. He has lived and worked in many parts of the world including the UK, France, West Indies, South Africa, Sydney and Adelaide. He is married with three sons and enjoys football, soccer, bushwalking and swimming He is the former chairman of a school board and is currently the Treasurer for the Reach Catholic Youth Group in Cairns

B Th, MA, D Litt et Phil, Ph D
Lecturer – Theology, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle

Peter Christofides

After completing National Service, Peter studied an Advance Diploma in Theology (Christian Education) at Rosebank Bible College. While completing his Honours degree in Theology (Practical Theology) at the University of South Africa (UNISA), he worked at the YMCA in Johannesburg – amongst street children. He went on to complete a MA (Biblical Studies) from the University of Johannesburg, where he also did a Doctorate (D. Litt et Phil) on peace and reconciliation. Peter has worked at the SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation) as a television producer in the Religious Department. Following that, he was then appointed as Principal of Rosebank Bible College. From there he went as a lecturer and Dean of Students at the Baptist Theological College of Southern Africa in Johannesburg where he headed up the Missions Department as well as the Biblical Languages Department. He also went on to complete a second doctorate (PhD) on the “rediscovery of the role of the laity in the mission of the church”.

BCom (Accounting), Cert IV in Christian Ministry (Youth), and GDPsychSc

Matthew Woodford

Matthew is currently serving as College Chaplain and working within Campus Ministry at Kolbe Catholic College. He is alumni of Acts2CoME and having served with 24:7 Youth Ministry and Youth Mission Team Australia, Matthew embraces his passion for bringing the Gospel message to the youth of today. Journeying with young people and helping them identify and utilise their God-given talents is a priority for Matthew as he has a heart for empowering them to make fully informed, free, and fruitful decisions that shape their trajectory in life.

Disciples of Jesus Founder, and Senior Coordinator

Reg Firth

Reg Firth is a founder, and Senior Coordinator, of Disciples of Jesus.  He has extensive training and experience in leadership, senior management, marketing, training and development, strategic planning. He has a degree in Applied Science (Psychology).  His dedication in seeking and responding to God led to the commencement of Disciples of Jesus in Perth, Acts 2 College, 24.7 Youth Ministry, and bringing Youth Mission Team to Perth.  He has a commitment to building and empowering teams to share their faith and draw people closer to God.

Founding Principal - B Nat Res (Hons) (UNE); Grad Dip Econ (ANU); MA (Theol Studies) (UNDA); Diploma of Training, Design and Development; Diploma of Vocational Education and Training

Jane Borg

Jane is the founding Principal of Acts2CoME.  Prior to Acts 2, Jane spent over ten years in senior managerial roles in State and Commonwealth fisheries agencies and over 25 years in the fisheries and environmental fields.  For the past 34 years, Jane has also been a member of the Disciples of Jesus Covenant Community and has been active in ministry over that time, including serving in various senior pastoral and leadership roles and groups.  Jane is also active in her local parish, where she serves as a Proclaimer of the Word. In addition to running the College, Jane lectures in Communications and WHS.  She has also been a member since 2006 of the Association of Pentecostal and Charismatic Bible Colleges, serving on the executive from 2011 to 2016.