School Board Profiles
Matthew White – School Board Chair, Parent Representative
My name is Matthew White. I have a son in Year 2 attending Madeley Primary School. I've been a School Board member for the last 3 years and I enjoy being a voice for the parent community of the school. Outside of this role, I am myself, employed in education as a Deputy Principal of a local secondary high school. I also coach at Kingsway Junior Football club where many Madeley PS students are registered players.
Hi, I’m Alec Weston. I have been on the Madeley Primary School Board since my eldest son started at Madeley four years ago. As of next year, all three of my boys will be at the school! I was a lawyer for over a decade before recently taking on a new role. It is a privilege to sit on the Board and see firsthand the hard work and dedication of those leading Madeley.
Christine Ashkenazy – Parent (P&C Rep)
Hi, I’m Christine Ashkenazy and I am a parent member of the school board. Both of my children have attended Madeley PS since Kindy. My daughter is currently in Year 6 and my son is now at Ashdale Secondary College. Our family has lived in Madeley since 2008 and watched the school get built, knowing our children would attend in the future. You may see me around at the playground or playing on the oval with our cheeky black pug Chewie.
Kevin Raykos – Parent
Hi, I'm Kevin Raykos. I have been a part of Madeley Primary School as a parent since 2017. I have two children attending Madeley Primary, one in year 5 and the other in year 1. This year is the first of my 3year term on the school board. I currently run my own architectural design and drafting business. I have worked in the local building industry for over 25 years.
Kylie Reeves – Staff (Deputy Principal)
Hi, I'm Kylie Reeves. I have been the Deputy Principal at Madeley Primary School since 2019. I think it is such a wonderful school and feel very fortunate to be part of such a wonderful community. I have three children, a son in Year Three, a daughter in Year Seven and my eldest son is in Year Eleven. I love watching my children play sport and when I’m injury free, playing netball myself. This is my fourth year on the School Board.
Michelle De Luca - Parent
Hello, my name is Michelle De Luca and I am a parent at Madeley Primary School. I work full time for the Department of Education in a Secondary College. My 2 children started at Madeley Primary School in 2020 when they were in Kindy and year 2. They are now in years 1 and 4. This is my first year as a School Board member. It has been fantastic to see the extensive work that the School Board does and to be part of such a great school.
Monique Forde - Parent
I’m Monique Forde, a stay at home mum of 3 kids aged 4, 6 and 7. Before starting a family my career spanned years with Ansett Australia followed by Recruitment and Payroll in the construction and mining sectors where I met my Irish husband John. I’m actively involved with the school as a member of the P&C, School Board, canteen volunteer and Coordinating the Madeley Playgroup.
Sally Price – Staff (Teacher)
Hi, I'm Sally Price. I have taught at Madeley Primary School since it opened in 2009. I love working here and all three of my children attend Madeley Primary. I currently teach Year 5 but have taught every year level in my 23 year teaching career. I have taught overseas, country and rural. This the second time I've been a School Board member and I look forward to many more wonderful years at our school.
Hi, I'm Katie Cawthorne. I have been an Education Assistant at Madeley Primary School since 2010. I currently work in Pre Primary I enjoy seeing the huge growth in their learning as they begin to read and write. Previously I ran the MiniLit intervention program. This is my 4th year on our School Board. I love being at Madeley Primary and have made great relationships with students and families.