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Members of Council

2016 Council members

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Left to right standing: Mr Peter Niblett, Ms Carol Boyer-Spooner, Mr Stuart Hamilton AO, Ms Kathy Grigg, Professor Jean du Plessis,
Ms Glenys Phillpot OAM, Ms Miranda Douglas Crane and Ms Philippa Kelly

Left to right seated:  Professor David Ashbridge, Ms Helene Bender OAM, Vice Chancellor Jane den Hollander, Chancellor John Stanhope AM,
Mr Peter Meehan and Mr Matthew McDonald

Absent:  Professor Chris Hickey and Dr Simon Eassom

  

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 John Stanhope AM

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2016.
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2020.

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 Chris Hickey

Initial date of appointment: 22 March 2016
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2017

View 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: 31 December 2017

View David Ashbridge's profile.

Ms Carol Boyer-Spooner

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2016
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2018

Ms Carol Boyer-Spooner is a member of Council appointed by the Minister.

View Carol Boyer-Spooner's profile.

Ms Miranda Douglas-Crane

Initial date of appointment: 24 September 2013
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2018

View Miranda Douglas-Crane's profile.

Dr Simon Eassom

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2016
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2018

View Simon Eassom's profile.

Mr Peter Niblett

Initial date of appointment: 1 January 2009 
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2017

View Peter Niblett's profile.

Members appointed by Council

Ms Helene Bender OAM

Deputy Chancellor
Initial date of appointment: 21 May 2008
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2018

View Helene Bender's profile.

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 2018

View Stuart Hamilton'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.

Ms Philippa Kelly

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

View Philippa Kelly's profile.

Mr Peter Meehan

Deputy Chancellor
Initial date of appointment: 20 February 2007
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2018

View Peter Meehan's profile.

Members elected to Council

Ms Alice di Pasquale

Elected staff member
Initial date of appointment: 1 July 2016
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2017

View Alice di Pasquale's profile

Ms Dana Harding

Elected student member
Initial date of appointment: 1 July 2016
Expiry of current term of office: 31 December 2017

View Dana Harding's profile

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