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Our Development Team

The Development Team at St Andrew’s College is responsible for leading the Your Legacy, Our Future fundraising campaign, creating family legacy opportunities, managing College lead events and alumni relations. We welcome contact with prospective donors, alumni and sponsors.  

Pictured (Left to right): Mel Rissman, Miranda Newbury and Kelsey Williams.

Miranda Newbury 
Director of Development 

Miranda joined St Andrew’s College as a parent in 2015 and has a diverse 25-year background in sales and marketing in retail and the private finance sector. In early 2019, she joined St Andrew’s College to launch and lead the new fundraising campaign, Your Legacy, Our Future. Miranda supports St Andrew’s fundraising and stewardship activities, with particular focus on major gifts (bequests, scholarships and naming rights), stewardship and family legacies. 

Kelsey Williams 
Alumni and Events Co-ordinator 

Kelsey came to St Andrew’s College in 2014, with experience in business and community engagement. Originally employed casually to help promote the Centenary and STEP campaigns, she went on to become the Development Co-ordinator, and more recently has moved into the role of Alumni and Events Co-ordinator. Kelsey stewards our alumni, managing their communications and events.  

Mel Rissman 
Development Co-ordinator 

Mel joined St Andrew’s College at the end of 2019, providing administration support to the Director of Development.  She is responsible for recording of family legacy gifts and pledges, giving related enquiries, and research and reporting, with an emphasis on research and constituent management.  Mel has worked in administration in the education sector since 2012.