Sydney Operating Model Program Control Board

To provide governance and oversight for the development and implementation of the Sydney Operating Model.

The Program Control Board – Sydney Operating Model

  1. provides direction and governance oversight for the program implementation
  2. approves the project streams and substreams
  3. approves approach, scope, change requests, and monitors progress, budget, benefits realisation, risks, quality and timelines for these streams
  4. delegates to the Project Advisory Groups and the Program Management Team the key day-to-day decision-making responsibilities for those streams

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

Terms of Reference

The Program Control Board is responsible for overall governance and guidance of the Program and streams of work. It will:

  1. provide strategic direction to the Project Stream
  2. monitor adherence to strategy, scope and plan
  3. assess the impact of other major initiatives across the University on the implementation of the program
  4. approve progress reports to the UE Operations Committee
  5. actively advocate for the program by supporting and communicating the objectives of the program
  6. monitor program risks
  7. provide quality assurance through review of project performance reports and other quality assurance measures

The Sydney Operating Model Program Control Board full terms of reference can be downloaded as a PDF.

Composition and membership





External Chair

Kathleen Bailey-Lord

Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Stephen Garton

Vice-Principal (Operations)

Stephen Phillips

Vice-Principal (Strategy)

Rebecca Murray

Dean Representative

Professor Annamarie Jagose

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Head of School or Deputy Dean (2 Representatives)

Professor John Shields

Deputy Dean (Education)


Professor Stefan Williams

Head of School, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

2 Faculty General Manager Representatives (or equivalent)

Lisa Carrick

Director, Susan Wakil Health Building Transition Program


Leah Hill

Faculty General Manager, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

1 School General Manager/School Manager Representative

Jody Cutler

School General Manager, School of Chemistry



Portfolio Program Manager, Sydney Operating Model

Joanne Borys

Executive Director, Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Sandra Harrison

Any others as determined by the Chair when necessary


2018 Meeting dates and submission timelines

Agenda Deadline

Agenda Papers Distributed

Meeting Date

Thursday 25 January 2018

Friday 26 January 2018

Friday 2 February 2018

Wednesday 28 February 2018

Thursday 1 March 2018

Thursday 8 March 2018

Tuesday 27 March 2018

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Thursday 26 April 2018

Thursday 3 May 2018

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Wednesday 30 May 2018

Monday 25 June 2018

Tuesday 26 June 2018

Tuesday 3 July 2018

Tuesday 12 June 2018

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Wednesday 20 June 2018

(extraordinary meeting)

Tuesday 17 July 2018

Wednesday 18 July 2018

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Thursday 30 August 2018

Thursday 6 September 2018

Monday 17 September 2018

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Monday 15 October 2018

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Tuesday 23October 2018

(extraordinary meeting)

Wednesday 31 October 2018

Thursday 1 November 2018

Thursday 8 November 2018

Thursday 29 November 2018

Friday 30 November 2018

Friday 7 December 2018

Committee contact

Committee Officer, University Secretariat
Caroline North
T +61 2 9114 1466

Meeting papers

Meeting papers are available on the secure Sydney Operating Model Program Control Board SharePoint site.