Sr Mary Comer rsj

Trustee - B.A., M.A

Sr Mary Comer rsj was elected as a Trustee of Catholic Healthcare on 7 March, 2012.

Sr Mary is a member of the Sisters of St Joseph. She has a BA & MA (Macquarie University), training in Family Therapy and is a registered Psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Sr Mary has a background in teaching and school counselling with the Catholic Education Office in Bathurst and was founder and Director of Centacare, Bathurst from 1988 - 2005. She served as a Congregational Leader for the Sisters of St Joseph Perthville and is currently involved in ministry formation in the Diocese of Bathurst, along with serving on a number of committees. She also conducts private consulting, supervision and some counselling.

Sr Mary served on the Board of St Vincent's Hospital Bathurst for 14 years and has spent a number of years on other committees including the Civil Chaplains Advisory Committee, which serves both Church leaders and Government. Sr Mary has also served on the sub-committee of the National Suicide Prevention Council and the NSW Professional Standards Resource Group.