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Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee recommends to Council candidates whom Council may, either nominate to the Minister for appointment as Council members, or appoint as Council members.

2019 meeting dates

Meetings of the Nominations Committee are held as required.


Position Member Current term 1
Chancellor (Chair) Catherine Livingstone, AO ex-officio
Vice-Chancellor or nominee Professor Attila Brungs ex-officio
Member (Minister) Tony Tobin ongoing
Member (Council) Ron Sandland, AM ongoing
External member Vacant

1. ‘Ongoing’ membership terms are from 1 November 2018 until Council otherwise makes a determination.

Positions on the Committee are in accord with its composition.

Committee contact

Deborah Crook
Executive Officer (Governance Support)
Tel: 02 9514 1240

Composition and terms of reference

In accordance with clause 34(1) of the UTS By-law, Council has established a Nominations Committee.


The composition of the Nominations Committee will consist of the following persons:

(a) the Chancellor,
(b) the Vice-Chancellor,
(c) three persons appointed to the Committee by the Council of whom:
(i) one must be a member appointed by the Minister, and
(ii) one must be a member appointed by the Council.

A person referred to in category (c) must not be the holder of an office in respect of which the Committee is convening (unless the person is not seeking reappointment).

Terms of reference

The Nominations Committee follows the procedures for nominations prescribed in clause 34 of the UTS By-law. The Committee also undertakes any additional functions requested by Council from time to time.