Appointments to organisations

  • Senate approves appointments to University organisations, where the appointee is a Fellow.
  • Senate has delegated its authority to the the Nominations and Appointments Committee to approve appointments to University organisations, where the appointee is not a Fellow.


The current appointments are set out below:


Centenary Institute

Sections 7(2) and 7(3), Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology Act 1985

  • The Chairmanship of the Centenary Institute Board is vested in the Vice-Chancellor or his nominee, approved by Senate, in accord with ss 7(2) and 7(3)(a) of the Act:
    – Mr Michael Egan
  • The dean of the Faculty of Medicine in the University of Sydney or the Dean’s nominee, approved by the University Senate to be a Governor on the Institute’s Board:
    – Professor Bruce Robinson

International House Council

International House Constitution

  • Clause 7(a)(ii)(aa), One other Fellow of Senate, appointed annually:
    – Ms Jane Spring (to 30 December 2012)
  • Clause 7 (a)(ii) (bb), Three persons who shall be members of Rotary International, each appointed for three years one of whom shall retire each year:
    – Mr David Croft (to 31 December 2012)
    – Mr Richmond Manyweathers (to 31 December 2012)
    – Ms Pam Pritchard (to 31 December 2013)
  • Clause 7 (a)(ii) (cc), One person nominated by SUIH Alumni Association appointed annually:
    – Mr J Lee (to 31 December 2012)
  • Clause 7 (a)(ii) dd), Three persons nominated by SUIH Members Association appointed annually:
    – Ms L Deng (to 31 December 2012)
    – Mr C J Wong (to 31 December 2012)
    – Mr M Kwa (to 31 December 2012)
  • Clause 7 (a)(ii)(ee), Up to nine other persons each appointed for three years of whom three shall retire each year:
    – Professor M Harris (to 31 December 2013)
    – Mr S Mark (to 31 December 2012)
    – Ms Denise North (to 31 December 2013)
    – Mr Ruchir Punjabi (to 31 December 2012)

Law Extension Committee

Law Extension Committee Constitution (Resolutions of the Senate)

  • Three members of the Faculty of Law appointed by Senate on the nomination of the Faculty:
    – Mr Ross Anderson (to 30 November 2012)
    – Associate Professor Cameron Stewart (to 30 November 2012)
    – Dr Gregory Tolhurst (to 30 November 2012)
  • A judge appointed by Senate on the nomination of the Chief Justice of New South Wales:
    – Justice Paul Brereton (to 30 November 2012)
  • Two barristers appointed by Senate on the nomination of the New South Wales Bar Association:
    – Ms Janet Oakley (to 30 November 2012)
    – Mr Anthony J O'Brien (to 30 November 2012)
  • Two solicitors appointed by Senate on the nomination of the Law Society of New South Wales:
    – Mr John Dobson (to 30 November 2012)
    – Mr Pouyan Afshar (to 30 November 2012)
  • Four persons appointed by Senate:
    – Professor Derrick Armstrong (to 30 November 2012)
    – Professor Ann Brewer (to 30 November 2012)
    – Mr Antoine Goarin (to 30 November 2012)
    – Mrs Daphne Kok (to 30 November 2012)

Mandelbaum House Council

Article 6.3.1(f), Mandelbaum House Articles of Association (incorporated on 4 March 1987)

  • One person appointed by the Senate:
    – ???

Student Appeals Panel

Sections 3.1, 3,2, 3.3 and 3.4, University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006

  • The Student Appeals Panel comprises no fewer than twelve and no more than forty eight persons appointed by Senate on the recommendation of the Registrar. At least one half of all members of the Panel will be a combination of members of the academic staff and students of the University. At least six members of the Panel will be undergraduate or postgraduate students of the University and at least six members of the Panel will be members of the Academic staff of the University.
  • Academic staff members:
    – Dr Christine Crowe
    – Ms Wendy Currie
    – Ms Pearl Rozenberg
    – Dr Robyn Gibson
    – Dr Lesley Laing
    – Dr Steven Cumming
    – Dr Chris Chapparo
    – Ms Vanessa Lee
    – Ms Nicola Franklin
    – Assoc Prof Patricia Loughlan
    – Dr Murray Fisher
    – Assoc Prof Jane Hanrahan
    – Dr Jenny Saleeba
    – Assoc Prof Tom Hubble
    – Assoc Prof Peter McCallum (Chair)
    – Dr Michael Webb
    – Dr Melanie Collier
    – Dr Stephen Frean
  • Undergraduate Student members:
    – Mr Charbel El-Bacha
    – Ms Dilara Yashin
    – Mr. Davis Thode
    – Ms Lauren Younan
    – Ms Sumita Theagesan
    – Mr Benjamin Wenke
    – Ms Annie Pang
    – Mr Edward Rigby
    – Ms Karla Fedel
    – Mr Mack Wan
    – Mr Noah White (former undergraduate student)
  • Postgraduate Student members:
    – Mr Shaligram Neupane
    – Ms Iona Katherine McRae
    – Ms Nadine Thompson
    – Ms Jillian Mills
    – Ms Caroline Saint
    – Mr Dale Mills
    – Ms Eloise Howse
    – Ms Lauren Whalan (former postgraduate student)
    – Ms Joanne Fuller
    – Ms Kim Hamrosi
    – Mr Sebastian Bowman

Student Disciplinary Appeals Committee

Clause 78(1), University of Sydney By-law 1999

  • A person who holds or has held office as a judge or magistrate in any state or federal court in Australia, on the nomination of the Chancellor and appointed by Senate:
    – The Hon Brian Cohen QC (to 30 November 2012)
  • A Fellow, on the nomination of the Chancellor and appointed by Senate:
    – Associate Professor Ariadne Vromen (to 30 November 2012)
  • A person admitted and enrolled as a legal practitioner under the Legal Profession Act 1987 for at least five years, on the nomination of the Chancellor and appointed by Senate:
    – Ms Jane Needham (to 30 November 2012)
  • Substitute member qualified under subclause (1) (a), (b) or (c) to hear the appeal:
    – Mr Peter O’Loughlin (to 30 November 2012)

Student Proctorial Board Chairs

Clause 66(4), The University of Sydney By-law 1999

  • The Senate must appoint one or more Chairs of Boards annually, or at such other times as appears to it desirable, from among persons who (a) have been admitted to practice as barristers or solicitors of the Supreme Court of New South Wales for at least five years, or (b) hold or have held office as judge or stipendiary magistrate in any State or Federal court in Australia:
    – the Hon Colleen Moore (to the March 2013 Senate meeting), subject to Senate approval
    – the Hon David Levine (to the March 2013 Senate meeting), subject to Senate approval

Sydney University Sport and Fitness General and Management Committees

Clauses 52(c) and 68(d), Sydney University Sport and Fitness Constitution

  • Four representatives (two male and two female) appointed by the Senate of the University to membership of the General Committee and to membership of the Management Committee:
    – Ms Yasmin L’Estrange (to 31 December 2012)
    – Ms Anne Titterton (to 31 December 2012)
    – Mr Alan Williamson (to 31 December 2012)
    vacancy

The University of Sydney Union Board of Directors

Clause 6.2 (a), The University of Sydney Union Constitution

  • Two Directors appointed by Senate:
    – Ms Kaye Dening AM (to 31 May 2012)
    vacancy

Women's College Council

Section 8(1) of the Women’s College Act 1902 as amended

  • The Senate of the University shall from time to time nominate one member of such Senate to be a councillor of the College for a period of time specified by the Senate:
    – Professor Marian Baird (to 31 May 2013)

Latest update, 12 March 2012