Faculty General Managers Committee

The Faculty General Managers Committee will be a forum for the exchange of views on topics across the broad spectrum of matters arising in University Executive and Committees.

Terms of Reference
Composition and membership
Meeting dates and submission deadlines
Committee contact
Meeting papers

Terms of Reference

The Faculty General Managers Committee will:

  1. discuss issues that have come before the Senate or University Executive;
  2. provide a forum for raising concerns and the development of proposals for the consideration of the UE;
  3. share presentations on key issues and activities; and
  4. be a forum for Faculty General Managers to share arising cross-faculty issues.

Participation by Faculty General Managers on University Executive Committees will be by nomination of the Vice-Chancellor.

The Committee's full terms of reference can be downloaded as a PDF.

Composition and membership




Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor


Professor Stephen Garton (Chair)

6 Faculty General Managers*

Leah Hill

Faculty General Manager, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences


Elaine McFadzean

Faculty General Manager, The University of Sydney Business School


David Cox

Faculty General Manager, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies


Jasmine Chambers (Committee Lead)

Faculty General Manager, Faculty of Science


Lisa Carrick

Faculty General Manager, Faculty of Health Sciences


Claire Bridgman

Faculty General Manager, Sydney Medical School


Suzanne Busby

Faculty General Manager, Sydney Nursing School


Jane Mourao

Faculty General Manager, Faculty of Pharmacy


Ai Lin Nio

Faculty General Manager, Faculty of Dentistry

3 University School General Managers

Jonathan Hulme

School General Manager, Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning


Adrienne Sach

School General Manager, Sydney Conservatorium of Music


Louisa Johnson

School General Manager, Sydney Law School

2 School Managers

Dr Carolyne Carter
School Manager, School of Life and Environmental Sciences


Laura Wilson
School Administration Manager, School of Economics

2 SPARC Chief Operating Officers

Rod Gilroy
Chief Operating Officer, Brain and Mind Centre


Michael Milne
Chief Operating Officer, Charles Perkins Centre

 1 Precinct Chief Operating Officer

Kate O'Sullivan

Chief Operating Officer, Westmead Precinct



As determined by the Chair when necessary


*Until the implementation date of the new Faculty of Medicine and Health, wherever a Committee Terms of Reference refers to 6 Faculty Deans, Associate Deans, or Faculty Managers, it shall be taken to mean those positions in: FASS, Business, Engineering and IT, Science, Health Sciences, Sydney Medical School, Sydney Nursing School, Pharmacy, and Dentistry.

Meeting dates and submission timelines

Agenda Deadline Papers Distributed Meeting Date
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 Friday, 3 February 2017 Thursday, 9 February 2017
Wednesday, 19 April 2017* Friday, 21 April 2017 Friday, 28 April 2017
Thursday, 8 June 2017 Monday, 12 June 2017 Friday, 16 June 2017
Thursday, 10 August 2017 Monday, 14 August 2017 Friday, 18 August 2017
Thursday 12 October 2017 Monday, 16 October 2017 Friday, 20 October 2017
Thursday, 30 November 2017 Monday, 4 December 2017 Friday, 8 December 2017





*allocated an extra day to allow for the ANZAC Day public holiday

Committee contact

Committee Officer, University Secretariat

For the meeting to be held on the 8th of December 2017:
Philippa Scott
T +612 9351 2026

For the meeting to be held on the 17th of January 2018:
Caroline North
T +612 9114 1466

Meeting papers

Meeting papers are available on the secure FGMC SharePoint site.