Charles Perkins Centre Governing Committee

The Charles Perkins Centre Governing Committee provides the forum for discussion and input to the centre's executive on its high-level objectives to ensure alignment with the University, division and faculty strategic and operating plans.

The Charles Perkins Centre Governing Committee is responsible for approving the strategic, business and operational plans that are prepared by the Charles Perkins Centre executive for:

  1. achieving the centre’s mission and goals
  2. realising the centre’s vision
  3. promoting adherence of the centre and its participants to the centre’s values
  4. regularly re-assessing and rejuvenating its activities to ensure that they are directed towards meeting its and the University’s mission and goals.

Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly

Members

  • Dr Michael Spence (Chair), Vice-Chancellor and Principal
  • Professor Shane Houston, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services)
  • Professor Jill Trewhella, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  • Professor Pip Pattison, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education)

Deans' representatives

  • Professor Duncan Ivison, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
    Arts, Humanities, Architecture, Social Science and Creative Arts Disciplines
  • Associate Professor Susan Goodwin, Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Education and Social Work
    Arts, Humanities, Architecture, Social Science and Creative Arts Disciplines
  • Professor Iqbal Ramzan, Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy
    Health and Medical, Science and Engineering Disciplines
  • Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director, Charles Perkins Centre
    Health and Medical, Science and Engineering Disciplines

One member appointed by each divisional board

  • Professor Elizabeth Cowley, Associate Dean (Research), University of Sydney Business School
    Division of Business
  • Professor Dagan (David) Feng, Associate Dean of Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies represented by Professor Archie Johnston, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies until June 2014
    Division of Engineering and Information Technologies
  • Professor Trevor Hambley, Dean, Faculty of Science
    Division of Natural Sciences
  • Associate Professor Duanfang Lu, Acting Associate Dean, Education
    Division of Architecture and Creative Arts
  • Professor Roger Magnusson, Professor of Health Law, Sydney Law School
    Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Professor Kathryn Refshauge, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Division of Health Sciences
  • Professor Bruce Robinson, Dean, Sydney Medical School
    Division of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy

In attendance

  • Mr Richard Fisher, General Counsel
  • Mr Michael Milne, Charles Perkins Centre Chief Operating Officer
    Charles Perkins Centre