Governance

Governing Board

East Preston Islamic College (EPIC) is the trading name of East Preston Islamic College Limited, a not-for-profit,  incorporated entity, with a Board that are responsible for the governance of the School.

The Islamic Co-ordinating Council of Victoria (ICCV) owns the land on which the college operates and the ICCV Board of members are also the same on the East Preston Islamic College Board. 

The duty of the Board is to ensure that the School’s fundamental principles embodied in its Values and Ethos are carried out and implemented. The Board is responsible for the strategic direction, financial management and legal obligations of the school.

The Board have controls in place to ensure school property and assets are not distributed or used for the profit or gain of another person or entity.  And it is accountable to the School’s broad community of stakeholders for the good governance of the School. 

The Principal is not a member of the Board but reports to the Board on a monthly basis.  The principal has the ability to speak at meetings but not vote on any decisions.

Click here for the EPIC Board Governance Charter

The Islamic Co-ordinating Council of Victoria (ICCV) is the proprietor of East Preston Islamic College.

Our Board

Amad Kazi – Chairman

  • Manager, Compliance, Emergency Management and Systems at Greater Western Water.
  • Board Member Islamic Coordinating Council of Victoria (ICCV).
  • Chairman – United Muslim Migrants Association (UMMA).
  • President of Pakistan Australia Association Melbourne.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering)

Ebrahim Hoosen – Vice Chairman

  • Islamic Society of Melbourne Eastern Regions
  • Board Member Islamic Coordinating Council of Victoria (ICCV).

Matt Allday – Treasurer

  • Director – Practice Principal at Capital Wealth Advisers
  • Treasurer – Bediuzzaman Said Nursi Cultural Foundation
  • Board Member Islamic Coordinating Council of Victoria (ICCV).
  • Bachelor of Finance.

Zafer Ismail – Secretary

  • Principal Director – Amara Image Management
  • Secretary – Cyprus Turkish Islamic Community of Victoria
  • Board Member Islamic Coordinating Council of Victoria (ICCV).
  • Associate Diploma in Business Marketing

Durmus Oruc – Director

  • Assistant sales manager at Melbourne City Toyota.
  • Treasurer – Thomastown Turkish Education & Islamic Society.
  • Board Member Islamic Coordinating Council of Victoria (ICCV).

Sidki Guzel – Director

  • 2001-2021 General Manager Islamic Co-ordinating Council of Victoria – ICCV
  • Australia Light Foundation
  • Board Member Islamic Coordinating Council of Victoria (ICCV).
  • Masters of Business Administration MBA.