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Members of Council

Deakin Council

Deakin University Council Members, Geelong Waterfront Campus.

Left to right standing: Ms Helene Bender (Deputy Chancellor), Mr John Stanhope, Ms Miranda Douglas-Crane, Mr Peter Niblett,
Ms Helen Buckingham, Ms Kathy Grigg, Professor David Ashbridge, Mr Peter Meehan (Deputy Chancellor), Ms Philippa Kelly,
Ms Glenys Phillpot, Ms Jay Bonnington.

Left to right seated: Professor Ruth Rentschler, Mr David Joyce, Professor Jane den Hollander (Vice-Chancellor),
Mr David Morgan (Chancellor), Ms Jennifer Lightowlers (Deputy Chancellor).

Absent: Mr Stuart Hamilton.

  

Deakin University Council consists of a fixed number of members, being:

A member of Council ensures the Council carries out is functions and exercises its powers appropriately,
effectively and efficiently.

Please refer to the list below for the current Council membership and members term office dates.

 

Official members

The Chancellor, Mr David Morgan

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2006.
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2015.

View The Chancellor's biography.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Jane den Hollander

Initial date of appointment: 19 July 2010.

View the Vice-Chancellor's biography.

Chair of the Academic Board, Professor Ruth Rentschler OAM

Initial date of appointment: 28 February 2012.
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2017.

View the Chair of the Academic Board's biography

 

Members appointed by Government

Professor David Ashbridge

Initial date of appointment: 4 September 2012
Expiry of current term of office: 30 September 2015

View David Ashbridge's profile.

Ms Helene Bender OAM

Deputy Chancellor, concluding 31 December 2015
Initial date of appointment: 21 May 2008
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2015

Ms Helene Bender is a member of Council appointed by the Minister.

View Helene Bender's profile.

Ms Jay Bonnington

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2010
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2015

View Jay Bonnington's profile.

Ms Miranda Douglas-Crane

Initial date of appointment: 24 September 2013
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2015

View Miranda Douglas-Crane's profile.

Mr Peter Niblett

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2009 
Expiry of current term of office: 30 September 2015

View Peter Niblett's profile.

Ms Glenys Phillpot OAM

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2013
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2015

View Glenys Phillpot's profile

Mr John Stanhope

Initial date of appointment: 13 June 2012
Expiry of current term of office: 30 September 2015

View John Stanhope's profile.

 

Members appointed by Council

Ms Kathy Grigg

Initial date of appointment: 8 September 2009
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2016

View Kathy Grigg's profile.

Mr Stuart Hamilton AO

Initial date of appointment: 24 September 2013
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2015

View Stuart Hamilton's profile.

Ms Philippa Kelly

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2010
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2017

View Philippa Kelly's profile.

Ms Jenni Lightowlers

Deputy Chancellor, concluding 31 December 2015
Initial date of appointment: 16 March 2004
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2015

View Jenni Lightowlers' profile.

Mr Peter Meehan

Deputy Chancellor, concluding 31 December 2015
Initial date of appointment: 20 February 2007
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2015

View Peter Meehan's profile.

Professor Jean du Plessis

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2015
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2017

View Jean du Plessis' profile.

Mr Stuart Lasker

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2015
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2017

View Stuart Lasker's profile.

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