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Current Membership

The composition of Academic Board is determined by Paragraph 4 - Membership of Board of the University of Canberra Academic Board Rules 2011 [formerly Academic Board Statute 1990 (Statute No. 1)] and Division 2.3 of the University of Canberra Act 1989 (as amended)

(a) the Vice-Chancellor or his or her nominee; (1)

Professor D Saini Vice-Chancellor

(b) the Chairperson appointed by Council under section 21 of the Act; (1)

Professor D Sharma - term expires 31 December 2019

(c) the heads of faculties determined by Council under section 8 of the Act; (6)

Professor L Anderson Faculty of Arts & Design
Professor L Pratchett Business, Government and Law
Professor G Riordan Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics
Professor D Upton Faculty of Health

(d) the heads of other bodies designated by Council under section 20(d) of the Act; (1)

Professor P Radoll Ngunnawal Centre

(e) the Deputy Vice-Chancellors appointed by Council under section 10(3) of the Act (2)

Professor N Klomp Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Ms V WilliamsDeputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance and Infrastructure)
Mr Rongyu LiDeputy Vice Chancellor (Students and Partnerships)
Professor F Shannon Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

(f) up to four professors who are not members of the Board under another paragraph of this subsection elected by the academic staff who have been appointed as professor by the Council; (4)

Professor James Robertson - term expires 31 December 2018
Professor A Quazi - term expires 31 December 2018
Professor Milind Sathye - term expires 31 December 2018
Professor Reena Ghildyal- term expires 31 December 2018

(g) one member of the academic staff of each faculty elected by the academic staff members of that faculty; (7)

Associate Professor Dr Tony Eaton Faculty of Arts & Design
- term expires 31 December 2018
Assistant Professor A Mollik Faculty of Business, Government & Law
- term expires 31 December 2018
Associate Professor Girija Chetty Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics
- term expires 31 December 2018
Associate Professor John Rolley Faculty of Health
- term expires 31 December 2018

(h) one member of the general staff elected by members of that staff to be a member of Council under section 11(1)(f) of the Act and appointed to Academic Board by Council under section 20(g) of the Act; (1) (See also para (j) below)

Ms M Eversons - term expires 31 December 2017

(i) one member of the academic staff elected by members of that staff to be a member of the Council under section 11 (1) (e) of the Act; (1)

Dr Dale Kleeman - term expires 31 December 2017

(j) one undergraduate and one postgraduate student elected from among their number by the students of the University; (2)

Mr Ian Dudley undergraduate representative
- term expires 31 December 2017
Ms Alison Childs postgraduate representative
- term expires 31 December 2017

(k) the person or persons (if any) appointed by the Council after receiving the advice of the Board under section 20(g) of the Act. (0 + 1)
Not more than six (6) people, including any appointment made under paragraph 4(1)(k), may hold appointments under section 20(g) of the Act at any one time and the period of such appointments may not exceed two years.
(See also para (h) above)


Invited Observers (up to 16)

Dr Kim Blackmore Acting Director, Teaching & Learning
Ms Jo Asquith CEO & Academic Director, University of Canberra College
Ms Melissa Hankinson Deputy Director, Quality and Service Improvement
Assistant Professor Scott Pearsall Acting Director, Student Success
Ms Jenni Saville Director, UC International
Dr H MarsdenDirector, Gradute Research and Researcher Development

Associate Deans (Education) who are not a member of the Board in some other capacity:

Associate Professor S Burford Faculty of Arts & Design
Assistant Professor N Dale Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Professor E Martinez-Marroquin Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics
Associate Professor T Brown Faculty of Health

Associate Deans (Research) who are not a member of the Board in some other capacity:

Professor D Carter Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Professor R Goecke Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics (STEM)
Vacant as ADR is a member of ABFaculty of Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics (Education)
Associate Professor T Brown Faculty of Health
Professor S BassonFaculty of Arts & Design

As at: 19 October 2017