Committee

The USCOSA Committee members are:

  • Sol Bedi (’18) 
  • Zane Bennett (’16)
  • Amy Brooks-Birve (’17)
  • Callum Di Sario (’12)
  • Joshua Henderson (’16)
  • Celia Le (’06)
  • Olga Pandos (’13)
  • Revania Pillay (’17)
  • Tim Agnew (ex-officio)
  • Vanessa Grave (ex-officio)

 

Joshua Henderson (Class of 2016) Chairperson

Joshua is currently studying a double degree of Economics and Finance at the University of Adelaide after graduating from USC in 2016, Since May 2019 he has been Chairman of the USCOSA Committee. Josh is currently working in student outreach with the Faculty of the Professions at the University of Adelaide and works part-time as a financial consultant.

Joshua Henderson

Revania Pillay (Class of 2017) Vice-Chairperson 

Revania is currently completing a Bachelor of Medical Science at Flinders University. In addition to studying, she is a first year demonstrator and peer mentor for her course. Her passion for medical research culminated in an invitation to work with a research team at Ashford hospital while completing her studies. Revania is grateful for the knowledge and opportunities that were provided by USC that continue to enable her success at University today.

Revania Pillay

Zane Bennett (Class of 2016) Interim Secretary

Zane is currently studying a double degree of Laws and Economics at the University of Adelaide after graduating from USC in 2016. Since August 2019 he has been on the USOCSA Committee as Interim Secretary. Outside of Uni and USCOSA, Zane says he is an extremely average footballer for the Adelaide University Football Club and tutors Year 11’s and 12’s in Legal Studies, English and Economics.

 

Amy Brooks-Birve (Class of 2017) Treasurer

Amy is Treasurer of the USCOSA Committee. She studies a Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences and Finance at the University of Adelaide. At USC Amy loved mathematics and economics, and so decided to pursue a career path in both. She works in a wealth firm managing clients’ portfolios and currently plays football for the Sturt SANFLW Football Club. 

Amy Brooks-Birve

Sol Bedi (Class of 2018)

Sol is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at The University of Adelaide. Upon graduating USC in 2018, he decided to take some time to travel in early 2019 before commencing his studies. Sol currently works in the Athlete Management industry connecting large brands and Australian Athletes together

 

Callum Disario (Class of 2012)

Callum has been sitting on the USCOSA Committee since 2015 after finishing his tenure as Chairperson in 2018. Having graduated from USC in 2012, he earned a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2017 that carried him into work in the public sector and also into volunteering. However, Callum is currently on a year-long sabbatical in Italy, where most of his days revolve around cooking and drinking espresso. At this rate, he says he might never come back.

 

Celia Le (Class of 2006)

Celia graduated from USC in 2006. After graduating from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours), she worked at top tier law firms in Adelaide and Sydney. Currently, Celia is now in-house counsel at ANZ Bank. She is also a member of USC Council and the Bellberry Human Research Ethics Committee. 

Celia Le

Olga Pandos (Class of 2013)

Olga completed a double degree in Law (Hons) and Science with majors in Biochemistry and Genetics at the University of Adelaide. She currently works at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and as a Research Assistant at the University of Adelaide Law School. Olga is a former Secretary of the USCOSA Committee and has been a member since 2015.

Olga Pandos

Tim Agnew, USC Deputy Principal (ex-officio)

BA (Hons), Grad.Dip.Ed., M.Ed.St., MACEL

Tim has spent the past 30 years working in independent schools throughout Australia (NT, Qld, SA, and Vic) and also in Vancouver Canada. His teaching background includes senior Modern History, Geography, English and the Research Project and he is currently teaching Year 12 Modern History at USC. For the past 20 years Tim has held a number of leadership roles including Head of Humanities, Head of Boarding and Director of Residential Life, Head of Middle and Senior School, and for the past four years, Deputy Principal (including in 2019 at USC). At USC his role includes creating and managing the timetable and responsibility for all school operations, in addition to leading the development of student agency.

Tim Agnew

Vanessa Grave, Director of Marketing and Community Relations (ex-officio)

Dip T, B Ed, B Bus, M Arts (Communication)

Vanessa commenced in her role as Director of Marketing and Community Relations at USC in August 2019. She has extensive experience in Education and Marketing in school communities. Vanessa is delighted to join the USC team and is passionate about promoting the benefits of the USC learning experience as well as supporting the Old Scholars’ Association. She looks forward to meeting and working with a wide variety of Old Scholars’ to help them stay connected with USC.

Vanessa Grave