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Bringing our expertise and knowledge of our frontline work in the community, and our experience in training to empower you for your life's work

 

Norman Aquino  

Norman Aquino

Registrar

In the role of Registrar for Eva Burrows College, Norman works collaboratively with students to administer successful course admission, progression and completion outcomes. Equally, he works with various administration and education specialists to ensure the more than capable delivery of courses. He feels most achieved when good minds and serving hearts come together to deliver a meaningful learning experience to students.

Major Tracey English  

Major Tracey English

Student Pastoral Support

Tracey has worked as a Salvation Army officer (minister) for more than 30 years. During this time she has been involved in parish work, teaching pastoral care at The Salvation Army theological college, writing and editing Salvation Army publications. For the last 11 years she has been working in the area of chaplaincy, initially as a chaplain within Salvation Army social programs, providing pastoral care to program staff and clients experiencing homelessness, mental health and addiction issues, before moving into chaplaincy management.

Tracey has a Masters in Counselling, Graduate Diploma in Supervision and a Diploma of Chaplaincy, and is best known for her general overall fabulousness. She hopes to provide students with a safe, confidential and caring space in which they can discuss any concerns they may be experiencing, either personal or academic.

Arseny Ermakov  

Reverend Dr Arseny Ermakov

Senior Lecturer

Prior to joining the college in 2011, Arseny taught courses at European Nazarene College and Nazarene Theological College (UK) at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has also briefly served as a pastor at St. Petersburg Church of the Nazarene, Russia.

His primary research interests lay in the area of holiness and purity discourse in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity as reflected in the light of new approaches to the study of ancient religions and linguistics. He also has an interest in post-structuralist methods of interpretation, the issues of multivoicedness in biblical traditions, readings of modern ideologies and cultures the light of scriptural hermeneutics, and the issues of post- and transhumanism and the Bible.

   

Lt. Colonel Dr Terry Grey

Academic Dean 

A Salvation Army officer for 30 years, Terry is responsible for the leadership of the higher education stream of Eva Burrows College. He has served in various appointments, most recently eight years in an inner city Corps (parish) together with his wife Lyn. Prior to this he served 13 years at Booth College Sydney.

His Ph.D thesis focussed on Wisdom material and Christology in the biblical period, while his more recent Ed.D thesis explored the identity formation of Salvation Army officers from a post structural perspective.

Terry is interested in the intersection between faith as a follower of Jesus, culture, faith practices, and theological reflection.

Ennis Macleod  

Ennis Macleod

Academic Literacy Support Officer

Ennis began working with students part-time at Eva Burrows College in June 2019 as Academic Literacy Support Officer. Her support of students is mostly in the area of understanding the requirements of university level study. She is involved with students whose first language is not English, and also those who have had little or no experience of study at post-secondary level. She enables students to understand task requirements, to plan and write texts, to reference sources appropriately, and to improve the expression of their writing and speaking.

Major Emma Moore  

Major Emma Moore

Lecturer

Emma has been a Salvation Army Officer for over 15 years and has experience as a Corps Officer and Church planter in several Corps in Australia. Between 2016-2018, she was appointed to the college in Sydney where she was a Mission Leader and an Individualized Training Officer before commencing at an inner-city Corps in London, UK. Most recently, Emma has been the Mission and Ministry Formation Coordinator for the Officer Formation Stream at Eva Burrows College.

Reverend Associate Professor Glen O'Brien  

Reverend Associate Professor Glen O'Brien

Research Coordinator/Lecturer

Glen has been on the College teaching staff since 2009, having formerly served at Booth College, Sydney, as Head of Humanities and Head of Theology. He is a Uniting Church minister in the Yarra Yarra Presbytery with a placement to full-time theological education in The Salvation Army. As Research Coordinator at Eva Burrows College he administers the University of Divinity’s Higher Degrees by Research offered through the College as well as lecturing in Christian History and Theology, specialising in Wesleyan studies. He is Chair of the Research Committee of the University of Divinity and a Deputy Chair of Examiners in the University.

Glen is co-supervising five doctoral students and is available for further supervision in the fields of Wesleyan thought, Methodist history, the Holiness Movement, Australian religious history, eighteenth-century studies, Trinitarian theology, or the doctrine of sanctification.

Lisa Reyes  

Lisa Reyes

Online and Distance Learning Coordinator

Lisa manages the online education programe including the setting up of the Learning Management Systems - University of Divinity ARK and EBC Online. She leads the online team who are the first point of contact for students and staff with online queries and access issues. Lisa assists staff across the College to achieve best practice in their teaching across environments and platforms.

Major Grant Sandercock-Brown  

Major Grant Sandercock-Brown

Lecturer

Grant is married to Sharon and they have three adult children. He has a degree in music education and was a High School music teacher for 10 years. Since entering Training College in 1999 he has completed an MA from Morling College in Sydney and a Doctor of Ministry at Asbury Theological Seminary.

Grant loves all sports, especially cricket, golf, and cycling. He supports the Swans when they are winning.

Catherine Standing  

Catherine Standing

Administration Coordinator

Catherine joined the Higher Education Stream to provide administration support to all staff and faculty. This includes working closely with the Coursework Coordinator and Registrar to assist with student enrolments and records, meeting preparation and minute taking, unit record administration, and keeping the Higher Education webpages current on the Eva Burrows College website.

In 2019 Catherine's role expanded to take on the additional responsibilties of Administration Coordinator, providing administration support across all Streams of the College and looking at ways to improve administration processes. Catherine enjoys the variety and challenge that this role brings.

Major Catherine Spiller  

Major Catherine Spiller

Coursework Coordinator

Catherine has been a Salvation Army Officer since 2002 serving in a variety of appointments in Corps and Officer Formation. She loves journeying with people as they grow in their relationship with Jesus. Catherine has been married to Rhys for 24 years and has two children. She loves hanging out with her family, reading, baking, studying and going on holidays in their caravan.