Our staff

The CLRI(NSW) staff is managed from our office in Rosebery.

Photo of Sharon Price, Executive Director CLRI(NSW)

Sharon Price rsm

Executive Director

In 2011 Sharon completed ten years of service. She services all the committees, the task force and the working group which involves organising and attending all meetings and preparing agendas and minutes. She also organises the Annual Conference, the New Leaders workshop and all the seminars and workshops throughout the year. Sharon identifies and engages the services of our international and national presenters, represents the interests of our membership in a variety of church and other forums, oversee the finances, manages the staff and writes the Annual Report.


Photo of Ann Paynter, Administrative Assistant CLRI(NSW)

Ann Paynter

Administrative Assistant

Ann is the friendly voice on the phone and the welcoming presence at our office in Rosebery. Her work mostly relates to the registrations for Annual Conference and the plethora of seminars we have each year, as well as the collection of invoiced fees. As well, Ann copies and collates booklets, files, keeps the assets register and the correspondence file. For the many meetings we have at the office Ann organises the hospitality. She also organises the calendar and all the events for ROTA, conducts the bookings and often attends the event to ensure all enjoy themselves.


Photo of Greg Costello, Finance and Technology Manager CLRI(NSW)

Greg Costello

Finance and Technology Manager

Greg works off site, for 8 hours a month in each of his areas. As Finance Manager, he reports on the financial picture to the Executive Committee, prepares the budget for approval with the Executive Director and prepares for the annual audit. Greg also keeps a watchful eye on our investments and suggests ways in which we can streamline our financial activities. He also created the computer programs which we use for invoiced payments. As our Technology Manager, Greg updates the CLRI(NSW) website and maintains the hardware and software of our office technology.


The Social Justice Committee Research Officer

This role is usually filled by a university student who is responsible for providing efficient and effective research assistance to the Executive Director and Social Justice Committee members. The role includes attending committee and sub-committee meetings, reporting on the previous month’s activities, conducting research into areas as directed, writing submissions to parliamentary and other inquiries and producing four editions of Watermark and Just in Time each year.



  • Upcoming Events

    1. Social Justice Committee Meeting

      September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    2. CIS Working Party Seminar Day

      September 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    3. Education Committee Meeting

      September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm