The Reverend Sue Withers was appointed to the Epworth Board of Management in November 2017.
Reverend Withers is an ordained minister of the Uniting Church of Australia and has been the Ministry Coordinator for Pilgrim Theological College since 2012. Reverend Withers has held previous management roles associated with the Synod (Victoria & Tasmania) of the Uniting Church of Australia, including as Presbytery Minister Pastoral Care - Yarra Presbytery (North Eastern Melbourne) and Project Manager- Reorganisation of the Synod /Presbytery boundaries, finance and staffing. Reverend Withers was the Chaplain of Methodist Ladies College from 1997 to 2003 following an early career in secondary teaching.
Reverend Withers has extensive governance experience across Uniting Church councils and institutions, gained in roles including as Moderator - Chair of Synod, Chairperson of the Synod Standing Committee and member and as acting chairperson of the Synod Property Board, as well as serving as a council member on the boards of educational institutions including Methodist Ladies College, Queens College Council and Wesley College Council.