Debra Twartz is a primary trained teacher who taught at various schools in the NT for 13 years. She has extensive experience in Christian Education, including as a Principal at Sattler Christian College (formerly Litchfield Christian School).
Debra served as a Director of NT Christian Schools for 5 years and commenced an administrative role with NT Christian Schools in 2008. Debra was formerly the Deputy Chief Executive, with oversight of corporate services and provided strategic support for school operations. Debra is married to Simon and they have two children currently attending Marrara Christian College. Debra and her family fellowship at St Andrew Lutheran Church, where she is involved in children’s ministry and worship leading.
Paul Arundell is a passionate History teacher who has taught at various schools in NSW and WA. He has over 30 years experience in Christian Education, including as the Principal at Strathalby Christian College in Geraldton (2011-16), WA and Mountains Christian College (2005-2010) in the Blue Mountains West of Sydney.
Paul has extensive experience in Christian Education having been a parent, a teacher, a Board Chair and a Principal. Paul also served as the State Executive Officer and State Council chair for WA for a number of years. Paul is married to Helen and they have three adult children who all attended Christian Schools. Paul and Helen attend Darwin Baptist Church and love exploring this wonderful country in which we live.
Cawood (B.Comm) serves as the Finance and Resource Manager and attends Board meetings as part of his role. Cawood is able to translate complex finance and development issues into ‘lay’ language enabling board members with responsibility for numerous schools across a wide spread of locations, to make informed decisions. Cawood manages both capital and recurrent budgets for some of the most remote non-government schools in Australia. His careful management ensures these schools are well-equipped and thrive. Cawood manages a raft of complex government funded and privately funded programmes. Cawood is married to Karin and fellowships at Crossroads Christian Church.
& Payroll Manager)
(Human Resources Officer)
(Finance Team Leader)
(Senior Finance Officer)
(Remote Support Officer)
(ICT Application Support)
(ICT System Support)
(ICT Junior Technician)
Phoebe Van Bentum
(Executive Support &
(Administration & Systems
(Special Education Coordinator)
(Early Years Advisor)
(Trainer Support – Assessments)
(FAST Project Officer)
(FAST Admin Officer)