Dr Cathy Day, OAM

Cathy enjoyed a long and rewarding career as a teacher, principal and Executive Director of Catholic Education Townsville before taking on the role of chairperson of the Tropical Brain and Mind Foundation. In her teaching career Cathy served as principal of Holy Spirit School and then Ryan Catholic College before joining the Catholic Education Office in 2000 as Assistant Director and then Deputy Director School Services before being promoted to her present position in 2006.

Cathy serves on the Diocesan Advisory Committee, the Diocesan Education Committee, the Queensland Catholic Education Commission, CEnet Board and CEnet IT Steering Committee and the Diocesan Finance Committee. Cathy is passionate about education, the arts and travel. She is also chairperson of the Tropical Brain and Mind Research Foundation, and Adjunct Professor in the School of Education at James Cook University, Townsville.