Board of Directors

Arcadia College is very fortunate to have an exceptional and dedicated Board of Directors. They lead the vision of the organisation by developing a sustainable long-term growth strategy to help disadvantaged youth re-engage in education.


Aaron Devine

Aaron Devine is a leading education executive, with over 20 years as a senior leader of some of Australia’s largest and most innovative educational providers.

Aaron is committed to supporting students achieving their goals and in seeking to ensure all students have access to quality education irrespective of social, emotional or financial barriers.

Aaron is a respected Educational consultant working in tertiary and school education. Until October 2016, Aaron led TAFE Queensland Brisbane in the role of General Manager. Aaron was also the Chief Executive Officer for the Gold Coast Institute of TAFE, and Pro Vice Chancellor at Charles Darwin University. He worked as a Solicitor in Victoria where he practiced in Commercial Law, Civil Litigation and Employment Law. Aaron served as a Senior Adviser to the former Premier of Tasmania, the Hon Jim Bacon AC and Senior Policy Adviser to the Paul Wriedt MHA when he was the Tasmanian Minister for Vocational Education and Training.


Trina Hockley

Trina is a well-respected business owner of the L & M Group of Companies and an experienced, qualified non- executive director with a background in training, education, sport, employment, retail and governance (BHMS, GMQ,FAICD JP (Qual)).

Trina’s business interests are located on both the Gold and Sunshine Coasts and Wollongong. Highly sought after for both her business and governance acumen, she is on the board of TAFE Qld, is the past Chair and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Gold Coast committee. She is also Chair of Ohana for Youth and the Spot Academy; Trina sits on the board of The Gold Coast Sporting Hall of Fame and Sports Gold Coast. Trina co-founded Women in Power to mentor other women and is a member of the Qld Government’s Mentoring for Growth.
Trina’s volunteering has seen accolades as an Outstanding Volunteer to the Indigenous Community and has received a 20 year Leadership Award from the City of Gold Coast. She is an avid advocate for youth education and development and Gold Coast sport and business.
Deputy Chair

Susan Sing

Susan is a Director of KordaMentha and has many years’ experience in management – asset, risk and general management as well as governance.

As Deputy Chair and as a practicing property lawyer, she had provided strategic guidance on many property related matters. Susan believes that all young people should have access to quality education that allows them to achieve their goals.

Amanda Johnson

Amanda is a CPA, fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Management.

Amanda is also the Treasurer of RADFLY a not for profit organisation with the vision to raise money and awareness for young people at-risk on the Gold Coast and a strong partner of Ohana For Youth and Arcadia College. Amanda has been providing taxation and business advice to small to medium businesses and high net worth individuals for over 29 years.

Fiona Duncan

Fiona is a highly experienced and accomplished leader in operations and human resource management.

Fiona is a highly experienced and accomplished leader in operations and human resource management with 11 years in senior management roles with JLG Industries an Oshkosh Corporation Company. Working both domestically and internationally, Fiona brings a wealth of experience in people and culture, workplace safety and human resource development to Arcadia College. Fiona is strongly committed to education and training and ensuring equity of access for all young Australians.