Forbes High School

Education for a Better Quality of Life

Telephone02 6852 2666

Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

Principal (Relieving)

Kathleen Maksymczuk


Daniel West (Boys Advisor)


Kimberley Jackson

Amy Adams

Shanna Nock (Year 7 2022 Advisor)

Alison Radvanyi

Hayley Wilson (Year 8 Advisor)

Felicity Morris

Tanikah Fenech

Lesley McKenzie

Jessica Smith


Justin Hoy (Head Teacher)

Pamela McConnell

Jane Hill

Donald Ruttan

Tara Morrison (Year 7 Advisor)

Karley Ward

Maria Bullock

William Ridley


Elisabeth McIntyre (Wed)

Youth Worker

Brooke Sargent

Aboriginal Education

Barry Merritt

Technical Support Officer

Bradley Lemon

General Assistant

Matthew Little


Anita Morrison (SAM)

Ann-Maree Neville

Janelle Berger

Jenny Boyd

John Berger

Marilyn Hollstein (TAS)

Karen Norris (Science)

Learning and Support Teacher

Jacqueline Flannery

Vivienne Bolam

Deputy Principal

David Lickess

Lee-Anne Jones


Georgie Price (Year 11 Advisor)


Susan Larkings (Head Teacher)

Angela Bottaro-Porter

Kirsty Maye

Sharon Dean-Moody

Sarah Tottenham


Toni Edwards (Head Teacher)

Damian Byrne

Isabel Cassiles

Rachel Eagles (Year 12 Advisor)

Tom French

Abdul Azim

Technological & Applied Studies (TAS)

Peita Coote (Head Teacher, Year 10 Advisor) 

Christopher Moore

Riley Pike (Year 9 Advisor)

Linda Carne

Support Unit

Michelle Reid (Head Teacher)

Fran Emmett

Nicole Patten

Joseph Schnieder

Everlien Gardner

Karley Ward

School Learning Support Officers

Sherylee Cowell

Jane Tomlinson

Lynsey Neilsen

Tanya Parslow

Jemima Woods

Bec Cheney

Caitlin Lewis

Robyn Cowhan 

Farm Assistant

Terence Apps


Christine Crawford