3 February 2022
The National Catholic Education Commission (NCEC) welcomes the appointment of Eva Skira AM as a
Commissioner and Chair-elect of the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA).
National Catholic Education Executive Director Jacinta Collins congratulated Ms Skira saying she looked
forward to working with her when she takes up the appointment in June.
“Eva brings considerable experience and a strong commitment to Catholic education to the CECWA,” Ms
“I look forward to working with her to deliver the ongoing priorities for Catholic education in Australia, and
furthering the growth and contribution Catholic schools make to Western Australia and the nation.”
Ms Skira will succeed Bishop of Bunbury Gerard Holohan DD who has served as Chair since 2013.
“Bishop Gerard Holohan has been integral in the strategic leadership of Catholic education in Western
Australia and nationally through the Bishops Commission for Catholic Education and the National Catholic
Education Commission over many years,” Ms Collins said.
“He has made a significant contribution to the continued delivery of high quality Catholic education
Nationally, Catholic schools educate over 777,000 students, or one in five Australian students, across
1,755 Catholic schools.