AMPJP Leadership Change

21 August 2022 by

The AMPJP wishes to announce that Moira Najdecki will succeed Eva Skira AM as the Chair of the Association of Ministerial Public Juridic Persons (AMPJP).

Eva Skira AM had advised that she will step down from her role as Chair of AMPJP and as Member Representative of St John of God Australia Ltd following the Annual General Meeting of the Association.

The AMPJP Council elected Moira Najdecki to the role of AMPJP Council Chair effective 01 September 2022. Moira is the Good Samaritan Education Member Representative to AMPJP and was AMPJP’s Deputy Chair 2019-2022.


Moira Najdecki, incoming AMPJP Council Chair:

Eva has made a tremendous contribution to AMPJP both in her three years as Council Chair and in her previous five years as the St John of God Australia Ltd Representative during the formation of the Association. Eva brought a passionate commitment to relationship building and strategic action.


Eva Skira AM, AMPJP Council Chair:

It has been a privilege to lead the Council during a time when the AMPJP has reached a maturity in focus and function. I see the Association as a blessing for Ministerial PJPs and for the wider Church.



AMPJP was established in 2016. Achievements during Eva’s time as Chair (2019-2022):

  • Accepting a new Member (Mercy Ministry Companions) and two Associates (Loreto Ministries Ltd and Marist Association of St Marcellin Champagnat Ltd);
  • Initiating and finalising partnership agreements with both the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia;
  • Participation in the Fifth Plenary Council of the Catholic Church in Australia;
  • AMPJP being a foundation member of Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd (alongside ACBC and CRA);
  • AMPJP Strategic Direction plan 2020-2023;
  • Establishing the Committee of Religious Institute and Ministerial PJP School Authorities Australia (CORMSAA);
  • Establishing the AMPJP Canonical Stewards Formation Committee
  • Developing the AMPJP Formation Framework and increasing the number/diversity of formation activities for MPJP Stewards; and
  • An independent review of the first five years of the Association which sought internal and external stakeholder on future priorities.