NT COGSO Executive & Staff

Executive team

Tabby Fudge

Tabby Fudge

School Board: Taminmin College
Contact: 0417 844 251

Tabby is a strong advocate for public education at both Territory and National levels and is committed to improving outcomes for Northern Territory students.

"A properly resourced needs based public education system would greatly benefit our communities, both socially and economically. For every dollar we invest into public education, we save at least ten dollars in our health and welfare budgets."

Tabby has held the position of President since October 2015, having previously held the positions of Treasurer and Vice Chair of the Palmerston & Rural Regional Council.

In addition, Tabby is a member of the Northern Territory Board of Studies (NTBOS) and Taminmin College Board.


Vice President
Robin Lawrence

School Council: Sanderson Middle School
Contact: 0409 847 755

Robin is currently a parent member of Sanderson Middle School Council.

Born in Darwin and educated in government schooling Robin believes in the importance of public education. Both he and his wife have been involved with School Councils since 2007 when their children commenced at Anula Primary School.

Robin and his wife have four children all of whom attended Darwin public schools, with two still attending schools; Sanderson Middle and Casuarina Senior College.

Richelle Kent

School Council: Manunda Terrace Primary School
Contact: (08) 8999 3255

Richelle is a born and bred Territorian. She attended both government and non-government schools in Darwin and has worked for the NT Government for over 10 years as a Sterilisation Technician.

Richelle has 3 children who all attend government schools. She began her School Council journey in 2013 at Driver Primary School as a Parent Member. She held the position of Treasurer on Karama Primary School Council and Batchelor Area School Council. She is currently the Treasurer of Manunda Terrace Primary School.

Richelle believes that parent and community involvement are crucial for schools to achieve better outcomes for students. She practices this belief by volunteering her time on school councils and attending all training sessions events held by NT COGSO.

Wayne Green

Barkly Region Representative
Wayne Green

School Councils: Tennant Creek Primary School and Tennant Creek High School
Contact: (08) 8999 3255

Wayne is the Chair of Tennant Creek Primary School Council having served, over time, a total of ten years with the Council in addition to seven years on Tennant Creek High School Council. Wayne has three children across both local schools ranging from Year 3 to Year 10.

Wayne is a strong believer in the need for parent and community involvement in schools for better outcomes for students.